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Assistant Database Officer (Bulawayo)

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

Position Title:Assistant Database Officer

Reports to:Database Officer

Purpose of the Position: Assisting in Database Administration and Management

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Database installation, configuration

  • Backing up/recovery of Database

  • Database troubleshooting and problem resolution

  • Consolidating all district databases

  • Analysing and comparing data trends in the databases

  • Performing database and application monitoring to optimise database performance

  • Programming the database so as to match with the situation on the ground as and when need arises.

  • Designing and reviewing new database programs, functions, procedures, data structures and packages.

  • Assisting database sizing and capacity planning.

  • Formulating and monitoring policies and procedures and standards relating to database management.

  • Proposing solutions, in compliance with scope and requirements, of user and management approval.

  • Enrolling users and maintaining system security.

  • Providing IT support to district offices

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science, Database Management or any related field.

  • 2 years’ experience in database management in the NGO sector

  • Knowledge of Visual basic Programming, Microsoft Access, Macromedia Dream weaver, SPSS, My SQL

  • Good communication with end users

  • Ability to achieve pre-defined results and outcomes using ethical, best practice methods.

  • Ability to demonstrate personal integrity and trustworthiness, identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues.