Position Title:Assistant Database Officer
Reports to:Database Officer
Purpose of the Position: Assisting in Database Administration and Management
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.