Living Goods Database Senior Manager Jobs in Kenya

Living Goods Database Senior Manager Jobs in Kenya


The Opportunity

  • The Database Senior Manager is responsible for managing, designing, planning, implementation and optimization of Living Goods databases in the countries of operation.

    In particular:

  • Management and maintenance of the database.

  • Management and maintenance of the data warehouse.

  • Report automation.

  • Manage the consistent data flow and workflow data points between apps, databases, dashboards and the data warehouse.

  • Maintenance of the data dictionary.

  • Support Partners with data exchange and reporting.

  • Training of the analytics and other teams.

  • Maintaining Database as a Service (DaaS).

    Your Charge

  • Management of LG’s data warehouse, source databases and reporting tools.

  • Maintains database results by setting and enforcing standards and controls.

  • Prepares for database expansion according to plans and requirements; coordinating design and programming.

  • Maintains Database as a Service (DaaS) on cloud infrastructure.

  • Contribute and advise to senior data technical workgroup as a critical resource.

  • Work with department heads, end users and stakeholders to understand their needs and deploy effective database solutions and training.

  • Prepare and disseminate database reports on a regular basis to internal and external users.

  • Resolution of escalated issues pertaining databases and dashboards in a timely manner.

  • Keeps senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.

  • Upgrades hardware and software by assessing transaction processing and database production options.

  • Maintains database performance by troubleshooting problems.

  • Secures database by developing policies, procedures, and controls.

  • Coaching and instructing the team to ensure they understand any new developments and are in position to implement as needed.

  • Coordinate all systems trainings for the database team.

  • Conduct team assessments towards bringing in new skills and experience where necessary.

  • Mentor and monitor the growth of existing database team.

  • Manage rollout and adaptation of new database systems.

  • Definition of database architecture and design specifications.

  • Maintain database security and data integrity as per
    data governance established in the organization.

  • Database storage and capacity planning.

  • Assist identification and management of vendors for database related functions for LG Uganda and identifies opportunities for operational efficiency.

  • Monitor database quality assurance and control standards and ensure compliance to overall organizational database strategy.

  • Review database security periodically and advise on measures to enhance and optimize security of technology systems, infrastructure and data.

  • Assist the senior technology manager as necessary with stakeholder and partner engagement in accordance with LG database strategic initiatives.

    Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, engineering, Health Information Systems with understanding of public/community health solutions;

  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ relevant experience with AT LEAST four (4) years of hands-on experience in implementation of database solutions.

  • Experience using and administering relational and non-relational database platforms, and expertise of at least one database (preferably Postgres or SQL Server).

  • Experience of managing database on cloud infrastructure.

  • Strong analytic skills, especially data consolidation from diverse data sets.

  • Experience of linking disconnected data sets to meet business requirements.

  • Understanding of data reporting and visualization i.e. dashboards.

  • Experience of software development or database scripting to support databases.

  • Experience developing and managing data warehouse solutions.

    Skills and Attributes

  • Analytical skills

  • Communication Skills

  • Troubleshooting skills

  • Multitasking

  • Quick learner

  • Team Player

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Living Goods Database Senior Manager Jobs in Kenya




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