Junior Data Officer, Systems

Posted about 1 year ago by GIZ
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector IT, Services
Capable of setting up and handling data bases, M/E systems, based on different software standards, incl:
Essential Knowledge/Skills/Attributes
  • Experience with C# Programming Language or any equivalent .NET language
  • Experience with Android development app and connecting to Server.
  • Experience with MySQL Database or any equivalent DBMS
  • Experience with Server configuration
  • Experience with writing complex SQL Queries, including sub-queries and joining tables
  • Experience with installing small networks, have abilities to troubleshoot any problem occurs in the network or in the system
  • Experience with and/or studies (ideally at graduate level) in computer programming or software engineer
  • Flexibility to allow for travel in target areas, variable working hours, and some modifications of tasks and responsibilities as team and project needs change
  • Assist the IT/Data Manager with daily issues related to data management and monitoring services for GIZ programmes,
  • Assist the IT/Data Manager with relevant technical support on systems, data bases, data repositories etc.,
  • Ensure, that coordination is effective and efficient, in particular with regards to the data base/IT systems for all operations,
  • Assist the IT/Data Manager with daily maintenance of all parts on the systems,
  • Assist the IT/Data Manager, Finance section and M/E section with setting up monitoring systems with relevant indicators, attendance systems, spot check and payroll systems – for all partners (NGOs, Directorates, Contractors),
  • Ensure that partners use the system, and eventually train them in the use of the systems,
  • Ensure that data obtained for M/E for payroll’s are in line with GIZ policies and procedures,
  • Assist the M/E unit Erbil in setting standards and indicators for measuring programme impact,
  • Assist Directorates and/or NGOs with startup of beneficiary payrolls, data management and monitoring, often in multiple locations in a short period of time,
  • Field work in regards to above is expected in several instances, and the JDOS must at all times be willing to work in the field, upon request from Supervisor,
  • Must at all times follow strictly GIZ rules and regulations for Monitoring and evaluation, data protection and data entry,
Management, Coordination and Communication:
  • The JDOS reports to the IT/Data manager for any disciplinary issues,
  • The JDOS is expected from time to time to participate in overall coordination of the operations, upon request from the IT/Data Manager, such as in Clusters, working groups etc., deemed necessary by the Supervisor,
Other duties and tasks
  • It is important that the JDOS has the right attitude to trouble-shooting and task solving relying on a small team of colleagues.
Required qualifications, competences and experience
  • Qualification in Data Engineering data management or similar, (minimum BSc) or preferred (MSc),
  • At least 1-2 years professional experience in a comparable position, from an NGO/International Organisation,
  • Outstanding knowledge on designing and programming data bases, IT systems and other software related issues,
  • Excellent at analysis of data, both quantitative and qualitative, particularly with a focus to field oriented work (beneficiaries, humanitarian work, surveying etc.),
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and well-ordered and follow compliance in GIZ Data management, data protection etc.,
  • Willingness to up skill him/her self as per requirements to perform above tasks and in line with GIZ special regulations pertaining to GIZ programming,
  • Must have excellent English Skills (GIZ Internal Language) and Arabic/Kurdish,
  • Ideally with additional skills in German language,
  • Well organized in all aspects of life,
  • Must show stamina, matureness and willingness to take upon him/herself tasks as per requests,
  • Must be willing to travel to Mosul/Ninawa upon Supervisors request.

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