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INTERSOS – Protection Quality & Data Specialist – Libano

INTERSOS sta selezionando un/a Protection Quality & Data Specialist da inserire nella sua operatività in Libano. Durata 9 mesi. Scadenza candidature 16/06/2022

Protection Quality & Data Specialist – Libano

INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

Terms of reference

Job Title: Protection Quality & Data Specialist

Code: SR-34-2574

Duty station: Beirut with frequent field visits in the 4 areas of operations (BML, Bekaa, North, South)

Starting date: 01/08/2022

Contract duration: 9 months (with possibility of renewal based on funds availability)

Reporting to: Protection Coordinator

Supervision of: N/A

Dependents: Accompanied duty station

General context of the project

INTERSOS is an Italian non-profit, humanitarian aid organization founded in 1992. INTERSOS works towards a world of equality, justice, peace and solidarity, to achieve this INTERSOS helps people to live in dignity and safety, alleviating suffering and meeting their needs. The mission of INTERSOS is to support people, families and communities in areas most affected by crises around the world, providing crucial assistance to populations in life threatening situations, in situations of famine and suffering resulting from extreme poverty, disasters, and conflict.

INTERSOS started to work in Lebanon in 2006 to support the Lebanese people affected by the Lebanese-Israeli war. Since 2013 INTERSOS has been supporting the vulnerable populations in Lebanon affected by the Syrian conflict, including both Syrian refugees and affected Lebanese people. INTERSOS currently operates in all Governorates of the country through 4 bases of operations (BML – in Beirut, South – in Tyre, North – in Tripoli, Bekaa – in Zahle). Protection is the core sector of intervention, often integrated with other complementary interventions (Shelter, Health) either through direct implementation or partnerships.

INTERSOS Lebanon protection programming encompasses remedial, response and environment-building activities, with interventions targeting the individual and community level. Activities include Case Management (for GBV, CP, PwSN), MHPSS, Legal services, Community-based Protection, Protection Monitoring.

General purpose of the position

Under the direct supervision of the Protection Coordinator, and working closely with the MEAL department, the Protection Quality and Data Specialist will be responsible for gathering and analyzing at coordination level, data generated through protection interventions to enhance consistent, accurate reporting and develop evidence-based information to inform programme development and adaptation. The position will play a crucial role in supporting INTERSOS Lebanon to enhance analysis and reporting on the quality and impact of protection activities and contextual protection needs and gaps as well as improve the quality and scope of trend analysis and response planning. The position will also be responsible for reviewing data collection practices and mechanisms and will advise the coordination team on data management and data protection.​

Main responsibilities and tasks

Data Analysis and Management

  • Responsible for regular protection analysis at coordination level of data gathered across projects and interventions to support holistic and comparative monitoring and evidence gathering on the implementation and impact of activities.
  • Analyse Protection data to ensure that there are no discrepancies, and all reporting processes are followed
  • Provide data analysis information highlighting gaps and major trends in Protection and bring it to the attention of the Protection Coordinator
  • Identify opportunities and develop templates and mechanisms for the use of combined data streams to improve insight and reporting on the integration of project components
  • Responsible for developing and updating dashboards highlighting INTERSOS protection activities using the appropriate visualisation tools to support in the presentation of information.
  • Support the Protection Coordinator in undertaking quality checks of protection activities and information collection processes and practices at field level through regular and frequent field visits.
  • Reporting
  • Responsible for drafting and supporting the development of statistical and analytical protection assessments and reports, including those related to monthly and quarterly snapshots and as required for proposal development,
  • Produce trend reports to highlight the needs, challenges, and impact of targeted interventions at quarterly, bi-annual and yearly timeframes
  • Support the Protection Coordinator in the development of position papers and other information products to inform the response and advocacy of Intersos in Lebanon
  • Responsible for reviewing Protection Monitoring and Outreach Volunteer reports and activities to strengthen consistent reporting and quality outcomes across bases including the identification of key data points and capacity building reporting teams.
  • Responsible for reporting Protection data to all cluster and coordination mechanisms with the approval of the Protection Coordinator

Tools Development

  • Responsible for supporting the Protection Monitoring teams in developing and refining tools for identification of trends and protection incident tracking.
  • Develop Protection M & E tools to track Protection Impact and Outcome indicators and ensure regular data is being gathered for the same
  • Responsible for designing tools at coordination level to facilitate improved monitoring of protection issues and the identification of new and emerging needs among vulnerable groups in areas of intervention.
  • Support the continuous mainstreaming and collection of key performance indicators across interventions to provide meaningful data contributions to INTERSOS’ protection response.
  • Support the Protection Coordinator to review and assess ongoing and completed projects based on the results of monitoring and evaluation of activities, including PDMs, to identify and document best practices and lessons learnt.
  • Make recommendations and coordinate the implementation of any required improvements to data management processes.

Data Protection

  • In coordination with IMO and HQ, support on updating and rolling out contextualised Data Protection SOPs for the Lebanon mission
  • Coordinating and supporting data generated by local partners for protection activities, when applicable
  • Ensure data protection protocols are followed for all Protection data stored both online and offline, especially ensuring sensitive and identifiable data is stored is a responsible manner and is not accessible to anyone not ‘in the need to know’
  • Review of information collection processes and practices and database access across project interventions to ensure compliance with data protection standards and relevant data-sharing agreements, including analysis of safe and confidential storage and beneficiary consent.

Coordination and Networking

  • Participation in relevant coordination and working groups as requested by the Protection Coordinator
  • Work in close coordination with the M & E team and IMO to ensure standards are followed and common tools are developed​

Required profile and experience


University degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Human Rights, Journalism, Statistics, Information Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, or other fields related to statistics, social development and/or humanitarian work.​

Professional Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience in the implementation of humanitarian protection activities within an international NGO
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in project reporting and data management, including the development of outcome and impact related indicators and/or data collection and analysis on such indicators
  • Solid experience in Protection programming management roles
  • Previous experience in Middle East context (desirable)

Professional Requirements

  • Excellent reporting and writing skills
  • Demonstrated superior knowledge of software analytics, information management and data visualisation tools including KOBO/Power BI and Google Data Studio
  • Sound and proven understanding of applying protection principles and standards to data collection and reporting
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to humanitarian principles, gender equity and protection
  • MS proficiency


  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Working knowledge of Arabic desired

Personal Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work and integrate in a multicultural team.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to tailor style to suit a variety of audiences.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage efficiently multiple priorities, deadlines and tasks.
  • Solid time-management skills, resourcefulness and attention to details.
  • Flexibility and adaptability; Ability to work under pressure.
  • Initiative
  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills
  • Decision making
  • Leadership;
  • Developing and motivating others
  • Strategic thinking
  • Driving and achieving results
  • Humanitarian motivation and commitment to INTERSOS values
How to applyInterested candidates are invited to apply following the link below: note that our application process is made of 3 quick stepsregister (including your name, email, password, citizenship and Skype address), sign-up and apply by attaching your CV and motivation letter in PDF format. Through the platform, candidates will be able to track their applications’ history with INTERSOS. In case you encounter severe difficulties applying through the platform, you can send an email attaching your CV and motivation letter (both in PDF version) via email to, with subject line: “Platform issue – SR-34-2574-Position”.

Please also mention the name, position and contact details of at least two references, including the line manager during your last job. Family members are to be excluded.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.


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