Title: Database Administrator
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Purpose of the Position:
The Database Administrator is responsible for setting up the computer-based database system, and ensuring its efficient operation for effective and efficient roll-out of the ENSURE program Humanitarian Accountability and M&E system to support program management and accountability functions. S/he contributes toward the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of World Vision programming.
Assess, propose and develop database and software solutions for data collection (including mobile data capture), analysis and reporting, in collaboration with the M&E Manager. (Preference for object oriented software programming languages, that is, C# (Sharp), SQL (Structured Query Language).
Designs Geographical spatial databases and mapping of project sites and operational areas using ArcGIS software.
Oversee day-to-day integrity of database and database procedures, which may include: conducting weekly and monthly audits of data to confirm use of accurate entry processes; identifying and eliminating duplicate records; and maintaining users’ security settings
Maintain regular back-ups of databases and security of program information
Train ENSURE program staff how to use the database for data capture and processing to produce scheduled and on demand reports and monitor users’ access.
Develop and support a USAID data quality compliant filing system for district and national level hard copy forms and source documents that back up IPTT data.
Provide capacity-building on quality, management and control issues
Qualifications and Skills:
Degree in Information Technology/ Computer Science/Information Systems/Statistics or equivalent
3 years working experience in database design, data collection, and analysis and reporting or other related field
In-depth working knowledge of computer based statistical packages including SPSS, CsPro, Ep-info and Excel; and information dissemination software.
Familiarity with M&E frameworks particularly in the context of Title II or other USAID and USDA programs