Fresher Database Assistant Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:         Database Assistant
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Geospatial/Digital
Visualization Officer
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit
organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United
States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at
the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and
as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values
and our commitment to serving those in need.

Job Summary:  The Database Assistant will primarily be
responsible for the management of the MEAL systems database as well as
supporting the team through its relevant Information Communication Technology
for Development (ICT4D) needs. The Database Assistant is expected to start a
few months after project start-up and end a few months before project closeout
to align with the project timeline.
Key Duties and
Offer technical support to requests from the
DFSA staff team in relation to MEAL systems database and ICT4D hardware,
software and associated peripherals.
Log support requests and document their outcome
to facilitate the resolution of common queries.
Proactively provide information to the staff
team on the progress of outstanding support enquiries.
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to
appropriate technical teams and coordinate and monitor their efforts throughout
the implementation process to ensure consistent uptake and utilization of the
ICT4D system.
Work closely with CRS stakeholders to define the
scope, goals and deliverables of appropriate ICT4D initiatives.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services
(CRS) Database Assistant job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree or
equivalent experience in Statistics, Information Management or related area;
One to two years of experience in database
management working with humanitarian and development assistance, preferably
with an international NGO;
Previous experience in database management using
Microsoft Access, SQL Server and Excel required;
Prior experience in creating data visualization
dashboards (e.g. Reporting services, Access, Zoho Reports, Dundas Dashboards,
Previous experience working with ICT4D in MEAL
system (e.g. iFormBuilder) is preferred;
Ability to work under pressure and to manage
competing priorities;
Have the capacity to establish priorities with
the aim of meeting expectations with integrity;
Demonstrated proactive nature in resolving
High degree of flexibility to work both in a
team and independently;
Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility;
Demonstrated personal accountability and driven
to serve others;
Excellent English language oral and written
communication skills;
Experience working in a variety of developing
environments required;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word,
Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) required;
Excellent, proactive communications and
coordination skills essential;
Required Foreign Language: English and
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS
Serves with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates
Constructive Relationships, Promotes Learning, Trusting Relationships,
Professional Growth, Partnership, Accountability
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged
to send their cover letters, CVs and three work references (names and contact
information only) to
Deadline: 18th
October 2017 by 5:00PM
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