Senior Data Associate, Humanitarian Programs At Internews Network


The Senior Data Associate, Humanitarian Programs, will support and promote aligned qualitative data collection and analysis methodologies/tools across Internews’ humanitarian projects engaged with misinformation management. This role will onboard staff and partners to make use of our Humanitarian Information Dashboard (HID) — a data categorization and analysis tool which is a key component of our misinformation management approach. Additionally, this role will support administrative and operational functions related to data management tools and systems within the humanitarian team.


This is a remote-based position. Applicants based in any of the following locations will be considered: Bosnia and Herzegovina; France; Iraq; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Liberia; Lithuania; Moldova; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Tanzania; Thailand; Zambia; Zimbabwe; the United Kingdom; or the United States. You must have work authorization in your location that does not require sponsorship from Internews.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so interested candidates are encouraged to apply soon.


We are an organization of dynamic, mission-driven individuals who are passionate about our core values and about supporting positive change in the world. We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovation and flexibility. We believe that diverse teams are strong teams and work to support an ethic of belonging, dignity, and justice for all people. Our current team includes a mix of genders, parents and non-parents, and people of multiple races, nationalities, ages, sexual orientations and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are an EEO employer and encourage candidates of all races, genders, ages, orientations, ethnicities, and national origins to apply, and welcome those with alternative backgrounds and experiences.

DAY-TO-DAY TASKS will include:

  • Provide administrative and operational support for maintenance of data management tools and systems, including maintaining contracts, agreements, and terms of reference for partners.
  • Act as a liaison with Internews’ technology for program specialists, IT team and consultants on HID maintenance and development.
  • Coordinate onboarding of humanitarian teams and partners on Internews’ qualitative data collection and analysis methodologies and approaches, including face-to-face data collection, focus group discussions and social media monitoring approaches.
  • Contribute to internal and donor reporting requirements and streamline HID analytics into reporting/monitoring processes.
  • Maintain KOBO data collection forms, including updating with lessons learned and adaptations from the field/partners.
  • Facilitate the transition of HID/data-related methodologies to e-learning, and maintain a library of accessible training, guidance and documentation on Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Support regular evaluation of the operational and programmatic effectiveness of the HID, including identifying key areas of improvement for impact and efficiency.
  • As a core member of the Humanitarian team, provide administrative and project support as needed across projects, particularly as they relate to the data-related systems and tools.
  • In all duties, an understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s/Master’s in social science and/or data science-related field and/or 2-4 years’ experience in qualitative data collection and analysis in low resource and/or conflict-affected settings.
  • Proficient in KOBO Toolbox or data collection software and tools.
  • Proficient in R, Nvivo, and/or Python.
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for qualitative data collection, analysis, and production of reports.
  • Experience with Training of Trainers and/or capacity building for data collection in a variety of contexts and with limited experience.


Note: Candidates who do not have these preferred qualifications, but are interested and willing to learn, are encouraged to apply.

  • Experience with social media monitoring, research, content management or analysis is a plus
  • Experience with development of database software is a plus.
  • Experience working for an international organization and/or the non-profit sector strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of French, Arabic or Spanish is preferred.

How to apply

To apply, please submit CV and optionally a cover letter via our Careers page.