IOC: Data Manager, Olympism 365

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is looking for a data manager to manage the collection, analysis, reporting and use of high-quality data and insights in support of Olympism365’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning framework

Main responsibilities

Data collection and management 

  • Manage the development and scale-up of a shared impact measurement and data platform that will underpin Olympism365’s collective action approach, integrating and leveraging data sources internally and externally from a range of global partners including UN, Multilateral Organisations and Development Financing Institutions, International Federations and Continental Olympic Associations, as well as local organisations delivering activities including civil society organisations and National Olympic Committees.
  • Assess the need for, and develop new elements (systems, tools, processes) that support improved data collection, aggregation, analysis and reporting in support of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) framework, considering existing sport for development MERL frameworks, systems and tools at the global level.

Analysis and reporting

  • Track monitoring and evaluation requirements across Olympism365’s thematic portfolios and collaborate with relevant team members to ensure timely data collection, validation, and reporting processes.
  • Prepare data reports (tables, charts, narratives, visuals) at regular intervals and ad hoc in response to internal and external requests for information, reporting and decision making.
  • Collaborate closely with the IOC communication teams and functions, ensuring that relevant data and insights are available in support of storytelling, and other communications and digital engagement products.
  • Ensure relevant data and insights are available in support of IOC public affairs and global advocacy teams and functions.
  • Contribute to internal and externally led evaluation processes, ensuring that relevant data is available.

Data quality and governance

  • Conduct and manage Routine Data Quality Assessments (RDQA).
  • Identify and flag any data quality issues, including inconsistencies, delays and other data risks that require implementation of corrective actions to improve quality and accountability.
  • Monitor and ensure regulatory compliance, contractual and ethical obligations, including GDPR, related to how qualitative data (including images, interviews etc) and quantitative data is being used and shared by Olympism365 programmes and network of partners.

Training and capacity building

  • Coordinate appropriate training and capacity building of Olympism365 stakeholders in monitoring and evaluation procedures, data collection tools, and data management practices in alignment with the MERL framework.
  • Ensure all relevant internal and external stakeholders have the necessary and appropriate access, information and capacity to effectively utilise the impact measurement platform.

Our requirements

  • Experience managing monitoring and evaluation processes for social impact.
  • Expertise in data collection, evaluation, analysis and learning processes.
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation and portfolio management systems e.g.  Salesforce/AmpImpact, DevResults, Logalto or other).
  • Strong understanding of data governance principles and regulatory frameworks.
  • An ability to communicate complex information in a simple and consumable way.
  • Strong analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in sport for development monitoring and evaluation is desirable.
  • 7+ years of professional experience and a Masters’ level qualification or equivalent in data science, statistics, computer science, monitoring and evaluation or a closely related field.
  • Experience with managing datasets, quantitative analysis (such as statistical software packages) and data visualisation tool use (such as Power BI or Tableau) is valuable.
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English. French-speaking is desirable.

Come and join an organisation where the spirit of inclusion, gender equality and diversity is embedded in its DNA and which focuses on what unites us – a passion for sport and its values. Work in a flexible and rewarding environment which offers competitive employee benefits and numerous incentives to live a sustainable, healthy and active life. By joining us, you become part of the Olympic Movement and help to build a better world through sport. You will have the opportunity to work with people of more than 70 nationalities.

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