Data Officer, Short-term Assignment (5 positions) – NGO Jobs 2021

Job Title: Data Officer, Short-term Assignment (5 positions)

Country: Greece
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 12 Dec 2021


Job Title: Data Officer, Short-term Assignment (5 positions)

Department: Programming

Reports To: Senior Project Officer MEAL

Country/Location: Greece/ Athens

CRS Background

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

Job Summary:

You will assist project implementation by working directly with community members, coordinating various project activities in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work to serve the poor and vulnerable. Your service and community relations skills ensure that the local partners feed into and benefit from the project that consistently applies best practices and continuously works towards improving its impact.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the coordination and monitoring of data collection project activities, ensuring implementation schedules are met as per the detailed activity plan, and that adherence to systems for quality project implementation are strengthened.

  • Collects quality data using MEAL tools on a timely basis into established data system.

  • Manages database to ensure accessibility and reliability of information.

  • Communicates key project information and results with community members, colleagues and stakeholders.

  • Contributes to reflective community-based conversations on ongoing project interventions.

  • Shares insights and perspectives based on observations and interactions with community members, colleagues and stakeholders.

  • Compile data provided at the community level as per project requirements and contribute to the preparation of reports.

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

  • Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Experience working with Progress database preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and digital data collection tools required.

  • Greek work authorization required.

Personal Skills

  • Ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality.

  • Willing to discuss sensitive matters discreetly.

  • Comfortable working under pressure.

  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented.

  • Acceptance of cultural differences and ability to work effectively with a diverse team.

  • Attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities.

Required Languages: Written and spoken fluency in one or more of the following languages: French, Arabic, Farsi and Urdu, Turkish and Kurmanji.

Key Working Relationships:

Supervisory: none.

Internal: Programming Team, MEAL Unit.

External: Project Stakeholders.

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfil his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Trusting Relationships

  • Professional Growth

  • Partnership

  • Accountability

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer; CRS is always looking for qualified, diverse and compelling candidates to join our agency and support our great work.

By applying to this job, I understand and acknowledge that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, I understand that if I am a successful candidate, I will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and my personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate my behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics.

Please note that applications will be continuously reviewed, and CRS reserves the right to close the vacancy before the deadline once a suitable candidate is identified.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are welcome to apply by sending their CV and Cover Letter in English with email to, mentioning in the subject line the title of the position “Data Officer”. The deadline is December 12th, 2021.