Village Enterprise Database Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Village Enterprise Database Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support onboarding of new projects into the system by providing necessary user logins and supporting basic setup.

  • Support system prep for new data entry cycles, ensuring they are completed in a timely manner.

  • Consult with field data collection and project teams on configuring the Salesforce and TaroWorks interface to their preferences.

  • With supervision from the direct supervisor, support in design, development and deployment of TaroWorks forms and ensure correct mapping to Salesforce.

  • Support in Salesforce schema updates such as field creation and/or updates with supervision.

  • Support system/helpdesk, track and respond to user requests in a timely and effective manner.

  • Perform regular file archiving and purges as necessary.

  • Create and change user accounts as requested.

  • Develop and maintain reports on Salesforce as requested.

  • Manually upload data as necessary to support project teams with the creation of large numbers of records and any mass modification of existing records.

  • Perform weekly data cleaning, interpret reports and send logs to relevant project teams.

  • Support teams to drive data quality by proactively identifying areas with data quality issues and recommending potential solutions.

  • Creatively and proactively respond to user bottlenecks, developing ad hoc tools as needed.

  • Participate in technology planning in collaboration with other members of the Technology Solutions team.

  • Manage the sandboxes and users that have access to the sandbox environments.

  • Manage Salesforce Storage limits and data backups


  • All systems and database process manuals should be well documented and up to date including, but not limited to, database structure, data dictionaries, integrations and procedures

  • Systems and database cleanup done on regular basis as per best practice and
    compliance procedures

  • Adequate support to users regarding DB access, data entry, troubleshooting and overall best practices

  • Manage user access and controls to ensure data security and integrity

  • Quality checks to ensure data is entered correctly and completely and run data maintenance reports

    Safeguarding Expectations

  • Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility at Village Enterprise and it begins with individual staff;

  • Continuously sensitize program participants on safeguarding.

  • Ensure compliance with Village Enterprise’s safeguarding policies.

  • Report any incident of safeguarding in program operations for appropriate action/follow up.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science.

  • Relevant working knowledge in relational database management, ie, MySQL, PostgreSQL

  • One-year experience in systems administration, with particular emphasis on data management

  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Salesforce terminology and administration.

  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn TaroWorks.

  • Ability to proactively identify and address complex problems in a way that responds to end user needs.

  • Ability to communicate complex technology to users of all ability levels in a way that is understandable, respectful and engaging.

  • Ability to work independently and remotely while contributing to a team effort.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Village Enterprise Database Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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