Junior M&E IT Professional

Posted 8 months ago by GIZ
Location Duhok Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector IT, Services
Junior professionals:
  • Generally, junior professionals perform their duties in accordance with guidelines defined by the manager or are under the instruction of professionals in higher bands.
  • The content of work and the learning stages are geared towards enabling the staff member to assume functions in GIZ band 4 or corresponding activities in the market.
  • This function allows the employee to acquire technical and methodological knowledge and personal and social skills which can also be used in other band 4 functions.
The Junior M&E IT professional supports with the technical supervision of the data management
  • Support the project management to set up and maintain a comprehensive M&E system, incl. a M&E data management system
  • Coordinate with staff and implementing partners on qualitative monitoring to provide relevant information for ongoing evaluation of project activities, effects and impacts
  • Supports in setting-up a monitoring and evaluation plan, based on the project document log frames and indicators, including a detailed calendar of M&E activities and ensure maintenance
  • Technical supervision of the performance of the data analysts
  • Schedules and attends meetings with implementing partners (M&E staff) in order to ensure data collection process
  • Responsible for designing data transfer and communication processes (online data transfer, weekly data reports)
  • Coordination of the preparation of all project related reporting. Guide staff and implementing partners in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission
  • Ensures together with the programme team the organization and implementation of the M&E plan
  • Guides M&E staff to prepare field monitoring reports and supports them to disseminate feedbacks
  • Develop further monitoring and evaluation plan
The junior IT professional performs the following tasks:
Supervising and implementing a M&E data management system
  • Development of the system and ensure the technical supervision of support staff and consultants
  • Oversee the integration of data gathered by all users of the system into a big data base for
  • the purpose of generating overall evaluations, payrolls and cross-checking data of implementation partners.
  • Inform the head of the unit about the performance of the system.
  • Responsible for the liaison with implementation partners in terms of data management.
  • Cleaning, sorting, categorizing and organizing data.
  • Applying statistical methodology to data, conveying complex information via figures and charts.
  • Identify sources of data, collection methods, in coordination with the M&E Advisor and the program department.
Development of additional functions for the monitoring system
  • Advising the project on and developing additional features, based on the needs of the program/units
Installation and adjustment of the monitoring system for other GIZ programmes (and third parties)
  • support in and adjustment of the system
  • adapting and implementing the system to their needs
  • Responsible for setting-up the server, network installation and configuration needed to install the monitoring system
Responsibility for testing additional functions and adjustments
  • Testing of the system being launched.
  • provides recommendations for improvement and will facilitate the implementation of those
  • recommendations.
  • Responsibility of troubleshooting in terms of server and network issues
  • Main contact for maintenance and troubleshooting of the system and in terms of server and network issues in order to keep monitoring system running online
Required qualifications, competences and experience
  • BSc/MSc in IT, Computer Science or comparable
  • Experience with C# Programming Language or any equivalent .NET language
  • Experience with MySQL Database or any equivalent DBMS
  • 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 engineering.
Professional experience
  • initial experience (internship or similar) in this area
Other knowledge, additional competences
  • outstanding working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • good knowledge of the European language widely used in the country, ideally a knowledge of German
  • willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

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