Database Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
Position: Database Officer
Contract duration:      6 months Renewable
Location: Ramallah
Starting Date ASAP

Background on ACTED

ACTED is an international NGO registered in France. ACTED’s vocation is to support vulnerable populations affected by wars, natural disasters and/or economic and social crises, and to accompany them in building a better future. ACTED started its activities in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) in May 2007. ACTED is currently implementing projects covering multiple humanitarian / development sectors, funded by a variety of international donors, which aim at protecting vulnerable households and strengthening civil society actors across the oPt. ACTED oPt offers a dynamic, rigorous and knowledge-oriented working environment.

Country Profile

In the occupied Palestinian territory, ACTED is both committed to humanitarian assistance and long-term development. ACTED strives to strengthen the economic capacities of cooperatives in rural areas, consolidate civil society organisations, and provide emergency assistance to the most vulnerable, rural communities in the West Bank including East Jerusalem and Gaza. ACTED currently seeks a Database Officer for its operations. 

Responsibilities

Database Management 

Maintain the country’s central and project-specific databases;

Maintain and further develop the structure or format of the databases as required;

Support the AMEU staff in ensuring that data is collected in a timely and accurate manner according to the reporting and monitoring requirements;

Check the quality of the data submitted by field staff;

Ensure all data is entered and updated consistently (on a daily bases) in the databases and tables;

Ensure that project/field officers apply a proper filing of hard and soft copies of the project's documents (OCHA assessments, questionnaires, OF, RV, lists of beneficiaries; pic …etc.), or other data collection tools or documents; 

Ensure that referrals are sent out to the designated clusters on a timely basis whenever needed;

System Implementation

Perform “clean data” when needed, by removing unnecessary and duplicate datasets … etc.;

Implement proper backup, restore, data validation, and security procedures to ensure data integrity and availability;

Update and track the online Databases/Trackers, mainly the OCHA dashboard, and Demolition/Gmail Tracker;

Ensure correct inputs from Logistics, Finance, and monitoring on Database/Tracker system, on a weekly basis.

Liaise with field staff regarding the quality of the data, missing data, eventual mistakes, data discrepancies and/or inconsistencies;

Compare and verify the accuracy of ACTED data with other sources such as OCHA, ICRC, PRCS and UNRWA and accordingly update ACTED trackers/database on a daily for consistency;

Identify any problems with the database, provide database technical support to ACTED teams and take appropriate action in discussing with the line manager; 


Data Analysis

Cross-check the data from the different tables/sources to ensure the accuracy of the data collected during assessments;

Clean data collected during assessments/activities and flag any issues to the relevant departments;

Extract queries, figures, data dissemination ideas and reports from the database;

Generate data visualization such as charts, graphs, tables to be included in communication tools, factsheets reports, assessments and any other documents as per needs;

In collaboration with the AME staff, provide data analysis of projects’ activities and assessment data.

Support the improvements of the data collection tools and processes and pilot new ideas with assessment teams in the field.

 

Other

Participate in database-related workshops and internal/external meetings as required;

Provide the Technical officer/advisor with the needed data to prepare the GIS map for all ACTED interventions/responses; 

Conduct data collection or data verification field visits/phone calls whenever needed;

Take ownership of his/her job, strive for personal excellence/self-development and take steps towards improving any aspect of work.

Perform any other related activities as assigned by immediate supervisor.

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متطلبات الوظيفة

Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Business or any related field.

At 3 years of experience in a similar position.

Advanced IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office 

Advanced knowledge and experience with Graphic Design software (ex. Adobe Illustrator) .

Knowledge of GIS and mobile data collection tools (i.e. ODK, KoBo) is preferred.

Previous work experience with NGO in a similar position will be positively evaluated

Fluent in Arabic and English, spoken and written, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation

Ability to produce accurate reports.

Capable in planning and problem solving.

Be able to work in a team.

Flexibility, dynamism, good interpersonal skills.

Valid Driving Lisnece.

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Database Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 15 - Jun - 2021
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 3 Years
آلية التقديم
Interested candidates are invited to send CV, Cover letter and three references (in English) no later than June 15th, 2021 to: ([email protected]), indicating the position (Databse Officer) in the subject line. 
 
The selection committee will review all applications as they are received. 
 
All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and those unable to meet these requirements will not be considered. 
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. No telephone inquiries will be received.
 
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