Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Akazi Kanoze 2 ,Database Assistant Jobs in Rwanda



Akazi Kanoze 2 Database Assistant
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The Akazi Kanoze 2 is a scale-up of the AKAZI KANOZE: Youth Livelihoods Project, funded by USAID and implemented by Education Development Center, Inc. AKAZI KANOZE provides youth, ages 14-35, with market-relevant life and work readiness training and support, hands-on training opportunities, and links into the employment and self-employment job market. AKAZI KAN
OZE 2 aims at the institutionalization of the Work Readiness and School to Work Transition in the Rwanda formal secondary school – TVET and high school so to equip graduates with necessary skills that enable them to gain a meaningful transition.
DUTIES
The AK2 M&E Assistant will work under the M&E Assistant and Database Administrator to undertake tasks related to Akazi Kanoze 2 data management systems. S/he will work with the AK2 M&E Coordinator, AK DCOP, and the M&E Assistant and Database Administrator to manage Akazi Kanoze 2 database and generate reports. In addition to his/her primary function to manage Akazi Kanoze 2 database, the M&E Assistant will also work on data quality assessments (DQAs), and improving the functionality of the technology that the AK2 project uses. This position is located in Kigali/Rwanda and may require travel upcountry.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES ARE
  • Assist in assessing data processing, storage and reporting needs of the project
  • Assist in testing and deploying AK2 database
  • Help in managing the AK 2 database and generate reports as needed
  • Help in conducting database maintenance and updates of the database as needed
  • Assist in developing the database user manual
  • Provide input for improving data management systems as necessary
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE
  • Assist in finding ways to stay in touch with youth using technology
  • Assist AK2 M&E team in data collection and processing
  • Assist the M&E team in training and supervising the enumerators
  • Assist M&E in conducting external assessment of AK 2 beneficiaries
  • Conducting Data Quality Assessments (DQAs)
  • Any other activity as assigned by Supervisor
DURATION
AK2 M&E Assistant position will last for until the end of the project in October 2017
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in information technology or related field with strong database/data management skills – MS Access, SQL, and VBA;
  • Minimum of one-year experience in database management;
  • Excellent communication, writing skills, and teamwork;
  • Graduates of the Work Readiness Training and interns are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications including Motivation letter and CVs/resume ONLY addressed to the Chief of Party must be submitted to the following email address: ryp@edc.org by Monday February 13, 2017 COB.
EDC is committed to diversity in the workplace. EDC offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits

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