ICT4D Officer US Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

 

Job Title:    ICT4D Officer

Organization:  Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: MEAL
Specialist

 

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 ICT4D Officer will support CRS and partner
MEAL staff in their geospatial mapping and data visualization needs to support
high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. You will provide
responsive, professional service and technical support to ensure efficient
operation and use of the project database and information and communication
(ICT) technologies. You will conduct data analysis and generate reports as
required. You will be responsible for designing and rolling out systems for
remote or mobile data collection and integration with reporting systems.           

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Scoping
key stakeholder data visualisation needs to ensure Power BI reports provide
data driven solutions to their work needs.

·       
Develops
standard operating procedures and systems for data collection, storage and
analysis of data

·       
Support
the development of data collection methodologies, processing and information
management for the different project activities using ICT4D solutions;

·       
Provide
ready access to data for real-time monitoring through data reports interfaced
with dynamic graphics using cloud-based reporting tools and dynamic dashboards,
to enable decision makers to produce evidence based reports.

·       
Produce
informative and interactive project maps of high quality that highlight the
geographic coverage and achievements of the different project interventions
using approved mapping software.

·       
Build
project-based staff capacity on data management and sharing protocols to ensure
data privacy and data security standards are followed when collecting and
disseminating information.

·       
Provide
technical and troubleshooting support to project based staff using project
promoted ICT4D solutions and project database;

·       
Document
the best practices, lessons learned and innovations on the use of ICT4D
solutions (mapping and data visualization) for project learning and knowledge
management.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) ICT4D Officer job must hold a
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in statistics, computer science,
software engineering, information management, geo-information systems or
related area.

·       
At least
three years of progressive experience in database management working with
humanitarian and development assistance, preferably with an international NGO.

·       
Experience
in database management using Microsoft Access, SQL Server and Excel required.

·       
Experience
in using mapping software such as ArcGIS is required.

·       
Experience
in creating data visualization dashboards (e.g. Reporting services, Tableau,
Access, Zoho Reports, Dundas Dashboards, PowerBI).

·       
Has
experience working with ICT4D in MEAL system (e.g. iFormBuilder, CommCare, ODK)
preferred.

·       
Experience
working with Windows Server 2012

·       
Proficiency
in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) required.

·       
Strong
analytical skills with focus on detail

·       
Strong
communication skills with the ability to communicate technical ideas and
concerns in a non-technical manner

·       
Ability
to work effectively under stressful conditions

·       
Demonstrated
experience building ICT capacity with professional staff

·       
Proactive,
resourceful and results-oriented

·       
Basic
understanding of business analysis concepts and best practice

·       
Fluency
in oral and written English with ability to write technical reports
required.  

·       
Basic
competency in MEAL in Design

·       
Solid
competency in Monitoring

·       
Basic
competency in Evaluation

·       
Solid
competency in Accountability

·       
Basic
competency in Learning

·       
Basic
competency in Analysis & Critical Thinking

·       
Solid
competency in ICT for MEAL

·       
Basic
competency in MEAL in Management.

Agency-Wide Competencies (for all CRS staff)

These are rooted in
the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to
fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.

·       
Serves
with Integrity

·       
Models
Stewardship

·       
Cultivates
Constructive Relationships

·       
Promotes
Learning

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to [email protected] Large files
and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the
subject

line of the email,
copy and paste – ICT4DOFFICERMOROTO only. All applications that do not contain
this exact subject line will be rejected and not read.

 

NB: Only
selected candidates will be notified

 

Deadline: 24th February 2021

 

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