Management Information System Officer (SPIR II)

Full Time NGO Job

World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE

The MIS Officer will support the MIS Manager in designing, testing, implementing, and rolling out Mobile Data Collection (MDC) using the CommCare platform in building the current piloting processes. The post holder will assist on the mobile data collection (using CommCare Platform) tool in testing and documentation. Assist his/her supervisor in automating MIS system that including data cleaning and visualization. Follow up and ensure the effective use of mobile data collection devices /tablets using dashboard device management technologies.

The post holder assists his/her supervisor in installing apps on tablets, updating databases, modifying, maintaining, repairing, and protecting database and MIS systems to meet the needs of SPIR II requirements and is expected to have good knowledge of data cleaning, visualization, and documentation. In collaboration with his/her supervisor, the post holder will keep the MDC tools/forms documented. Document all the necessary tools, Standard Operating Procedures, testing documents, and other requirement analysis & design documents, and make them readily available upon request.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Data Processing and Collection Procedures

  • Assist in data verification, validation, and consistency throughout the data collection and visualization process
  • Assist in building Data Collection Standard Operating Procedures [DSCSOP]
  • Ensure data collection to visualization processes are passing through the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Assist in maintaining and working for the implementation of MIS standard use policy
  • Assist in identifying and correcting data duplication
  • Assist in identifying redundant fields in the data collection tools
  • Verified data
  • Refined DSCSOP
  • Documented use policies

MIS system, Support, Mobile Device Management, and Visualization

  • Assist in testing the CommCare system and overall MIS system
  • Assist in ensuring data collection tools are mapped properly with CommCare forms/ implemented tools
  • Assist in data transformation and visualization of data
  • Conduct simple data analysis and present findings
  • Closely work with his/her supervisor in data staging, storage, and backups
  • Closely work with his/her supervisor to give support for Mobile Data Collectors, and Mobile Device Management Technology/ies
  • Tested CommCare system and test result document
  • Report & Minute documents

Documentation

  • Involve in documenting test plans
  • File data and their supporting documents for evidence-based validity
  • Assist in documenting requirements analysis and design documents
  • Document DCSOPs and other MIS use policies and procedures
  • Prepare and submit the reports of the meetings, training, supervision, monitoring and
  • Assist in writing a document version of the MIS system
  • Assist in preparing MIS training materials and users’ manual
  • Other duties assigned by the supervisor
  • Well-documented resources at all times

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in MIS Systems/ related
  • Minimum Education: BSC degree in Management Information System Software Engineering primarily or Computer Science

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

Education: BSc degree in Computer Science/ Information Systems/ Software Engineering

  • Experience in Mobile Data Collection platforms (in proprietary and/or open-source development platforms) such as CommCare, Kobo, etc.
  • Ability to quickly identify and grasp new tools and technologies.
  • Previous experience in DBMS systems such as SQL server, Access
  • Statistical analysis tools preferably Excel and/or SPSS
  • Good knowledge of Power BI and/or Tableau
  • Good knowledge of Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in Tablaue is an added advantage
  • Previous experience in using programming languages for software development is an added advantage
  • Training, license, registration, and certification

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement: 15%

Language Requirement: Fluency in written and oral English

Disclaimer: World Vision Ethiopia is a reputable organization that values transparency and fairness in its recruitment process and does not solicit any money for any job application. We encourage all job seekers to be cautious of any job ads that require payment or personal information upfront. If you have any questions or concerns about our job ads or recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

World Vision is a child-focused organization that is committed to safeguarding all children as well as adult beneficiaries and has zero tolerance for incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Therefore, World Vision does not hire staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults, even if their role does not interact directly with them.

Applicant Types Accepted:

  • Local Applicants Only

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Deadline: July 20, 2024

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