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Job opportunity: Data Manager at AFENET

Job opportunity: Data Manager at AFENET
Job opportunity: Data Manager at AFENET



Job Title: Data Manager
Grade: AU P2/1 equivalency
Number of posts: 1 (one)
Department: Africa CDC Headquarters
Supervisor:
Head of Division – Administration and Management
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Application deadline: Thursday October 22, 2020 

Job Purpose

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Administration and Management, the Data Manager
is expected to provide support to Africa CDC by doing the following:

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Major Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design, develop, and modify data management infrastructure to expedite data analysis and reporting
  • Provide guidance in identifying and defining data requirements
  • Design and develop databases that are compatible with Africa CDC’s needs
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and maintenance of policies, objectives, short- and long-range IT planning, with an emphasis on advocating for the needs of the area(s) supported; implements tracking and evaluation programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
  • Participates in the documentation and implementation of policies and standard operating procedures for data handling and archiving consistent with those of Africa CDC to ensure effective operation of an organization.
  • Participate in development of IT Service Catalog offerings, Service Level Agreements, and Operating Level Agreements consistent with the needs of the organization.
  • Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Test programs or databases, correct errors, and make necessary modifications.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
  • Modify existing databases and database management systems or direct programmers andanalysts to make changes.
  • Specify users and user access levels for each segment of database.
  • Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system, or direct others in coding descriptions.
  • Perform any other relevant functions as may be assigned by the Supervisor
1. Educational Qualifications and Experience
Candidates must have a University Bachelor Degree in computer science with certification for
hardware and software support (server, desktops, printers and laptops) and should be Certified
Systems Engineers in Server Administration, network, infrastructure, and messaging suites with 3
-4 years relevant professional experience in a similar position, preferably in an international
organization.

Or

Candidates must have a University Diploma in computer science with certification for hardware
and software support (server, desktops, printers and laptops) and should be Certified Systems
Engineers in Server Administration, network, infrastructure, and messaging suites with 5 years of
experience at a specialist level relevant professional experience in a similar position, preferably in
an international organization.

Required Professional Work Experience
  • Excellent practical knowledge of a wide range of modern ICT technologies and specifically in the area of data management is required.
  • Candidates must possess a minimum of five (5) years progressive professional experience in relevant area
A. Functional Skills
  • Ability to develop and manage programs within an agreed time frame;
  • Experience working in a fast-paced International organization is highly desirable;
  • Excellent writing skills in English and ability to work with more than one AU official language would be an added advantage;
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
B. Computer Skills
  • Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Very good capacity to work on office computer applications, well versed in the use of MS Excel and MS Word, MS Power Point and other office applications as well as the Internet. Strong practical knowledge/experience in using SAP will be highly advantageous.
C. Personal Abilities
  • Ability to deliver under tight deadlines and works well under pressure.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to operate in a multicultural environment.
  • High level of autonomy at work, yet with profound team-spirit.
  • Adaptive, Patient, resilient and flexible.
  • Pro-active and solutions oriented.
AU Language Requirement
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French and
Portuguese) is required. Knowledge of one or more of the other AU working languages would be
an added advantage.

Remuneration
Competitive based on qualification and experience.

How to apply:
Submit your resume, application letter, and relevant documentation to:

The Administration and HR Office email;sec@afenet.net

*ONLY successful candidates shall be contacted for an interview.
Please note that all applications should be sent online by close of business 5:30 pm (EAT)
Thursday October 22, 2020

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