World Vision Ethiopia Database Management Specialist Jobs

World Vision Ethiopia Database Management Specialist Jobs

Job Id: 219130

Category: Economics, Information Technology

Location: Addis Ababa frequent travel to the field, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver community service through its 58 Area Development programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country.

Currently, WVE envisions a thriving organization where our improved business processes come together to transform and model organizational leadership built on sustainable practices. WVE is looking for persons who fulfill the following qualifications.

Major Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the developer and MEL team at all level to manage and maintain the databases (mainly routine monitoring) emerging from the Management Information System (MIS) and other data sets

  • Lead day to day activities in ensuring that the MIS (hosted by the developer-UBS) is efficiently and effectively managing the data, store and analyze it with attention to security and confidentiality,

  • Support MEL teams in the design of new tools, updates of MIS in regular consultation with the developer, store backup data from the system (which is cloud-based server) in to one drive, hard disk etc., and in solving problems on spot on MIS functionality at all levels,

  • Export or import data to/ from MIS, clean the data, aggregate, disaggregate it, check for the data quality before its final submission and use/dashboard generation/reporting ;

  • He/she can design database to back up for SPIR MIS or develop tailor made system to solve recurrent problems in our routine monitoring systems not solved by SPIR MIS;

  • Continues support and capacity building SPIR MIS data management, its operations, use as well as up to date maintenance and problem solving,

  • Handle and maintain databases extracted from the system with proper security, and ensure the databases and archives are well protected from data loss,

  • Follow up, resolve and report on issues related to data management, its discrepancies, data extraction, and assist field level staff on IT, MIS and on online data collection issues,

  • Troubleshoot data-related problems and authorize maintenance or modifications,

  • Ensuring data quality, data reconciliation, aggregation/disaggregation and its proper transfer

  • Formulate
    techniques for ensuring quality data (from collection to all next steps so as to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data and further verification of its quality, with its code book/data dictionary) making it ready for donor submission as per USAID Open Data Policy (DDL) requirements ,

  • Work with the MEL team and the developer on data reconciliation and aggregation process as per the frequency of the data (usually quarterly), ensuring the proper way of data transfer to/from the cloud server,

  • Work with the developer on integration of mobile data collection, GIS and others for ensuring further data quality and verifications

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information System, or closely related fields.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in data management (data collection, data entry, data cleaning, collation, storage, retrieval, analysis, data visualization, dashboard preparation and reporting), and as M&E database specialist or manager,

  • Proven experience as data manager or able to fully grasp the complexity of data management; should be tech-savvy and possess excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Skilled in delivering MIS and data management-related training and possess strong understanding of modern database, data analysis procedures and information system technologies.

  • Strong statistical computing and data manipulation skills, and rich experience in SQL server/ORACLE, use of Advanced Excel functions, SPSS/STATA, Access, and Power BI,

  • An analytical mindset with problem-solving skills,

  • Very good communication and collaboration skills

    Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Work experience in data management or administering automated Management Information System exclusively for monitoring/tracking project progresses and performance

  • Online and offline system MIS or database system development and its implementation

    Working Environment / Conditions:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 40 % of the time

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form (you can get this form from ) and email on or before the closing date of this announcement to

    World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.

    World Vision Ethiopia Database Management Specialist Jobs

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