Database Officer( 2 vacancy)

Job Details       This job is expired at 07 Feb 2023

Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023 Number of Jobs: 2
Vacancy Number: HI-2023-0023 Work Type: Full Time
Functional Area: program Languages: dari,pashto,english
Experience: 2 years Contract Type: Long Term
Gender: Any Nationality: afghan
Salary: Based on Organization salary scale Contract Duration: 1 year with extension possibility
Province: Bamyan City: Bamian center
Education: University Degree in Computer science/computer applications or Technical Diploma in a computer-related field Extension Possibility: Yes

About Handicap International

HI has been supporting the Afghan people since 1987, starting its operations in Pakistan. Since 1996, HI has been operating across Afghanistan in order to launch victim assistance interventions, working at different levels of the society and adopting a cross-sectoral approach. While present on the ground to directly support victims of the conflict through the provision of a range of services – from physical rehabilitation, to mine risk education and inclusive livelihoods – HI has been continuously advocating to increase the rights of victims and other people with disabilities in the country. In particular, and in line with its global strategy and priorities, HI has been advocating to reduce the use of landmines and conventional weapons. Acknowledging the need to respond to the urgent emergency crises combined with longer term, chronic gaps in the provision of services, HI has steadily expanded its range of activities and services in order to support the most vulnerable people, enhancing their resilience while strengthening participation and inclusion of all individuals.

This job is expired at 07 Feb 2023

Job description

Job Description:
Job brief

We are looking for a Database officer to type information into our database from paper documents. The ideal candidate will be computer savvy and a fast typist with a strong data analysis skills. You will report to a information manager. Understanding of data confidentiality principles is compulsory.


Under the responsibility of the IM manager, and based in Bamyan, you will be responsible for:


Transfer data from Paper formats into computer files or database systems.
Verify data by comparing it to source documents.
Ensures that the data in the database is up-to-date or regularly synchronized.
Make sure the accuracy of information of soft with hrad files.
Make sure to record the data in database in a timely manner.
Sets up and runs a regular series of tests to check the quality of the data and identify potential errors
Regular cross-checking of the information to avoid gaps, overlap or duplication
Regular feedbacks to the team on potential mistakes on documents completion
Produce on request relevant information extracted from the database, such as statistical figures, mapping or pre-filled reports
Give inputs to Information manager to adjust the database format if needed or create new databases according to needs
Monitors and alerts if errors occur during a data collection exercise so that corrective action can be taken and future errors limited
During the course of the project, makes regular backups and archives the intermediate versions of the databases
In conjunction with the project teams and the MEAL teams, proposes measures to improve data quality.
Make sure data confidentiality, protection of data against unitentional, unlawful or unauthorized access, disclosure or theft.
Make sure to provide an access of Database to relevent staff members with a strong password authentication.
Support the team members to correctly complete all documentation included in the “Beneficiary Pack” and other data collection forms.
Translation of data collection files e.g Beneficiary pack from local language to English in order to record the data in database in english.

Ensure the data will be updated and analyzed on time for the good reporting
Maintain a positive image of Handicap International at all times and in all circumstances.
Performs regular or on-demand data extractions
To prepare daily report for PM, weekly and monthly report for MEAL Co, Emergency Co, PM & PSSTL.
GENERAL: The employee will respect the Handicap International procedures and standards at any time.

Job Requirements:
Knowledge required

University Degree in Computer science/computer applications or Technical Diploma in a computer-related field
At least 2 years of professional experience in data management
Excellent Computer Skills, Fast typing, knowledge of Excel, Access, SQL and Database management systems.
Experience in collecting information through assessments and evaluations is an asset
Humanitarian NGO work is an asset

Demonstrated communication, reporting and organizational skills
Initiative/ creativity
Willingness and ability to work in unstable contexts
Excellent writing, communication and analytical skills
Flexibility, and ability to work under pressure and in multicultural environments
Ability to work in team autonomously
Dynamism, high level of motivation
Submission Guideline:
Please send your CV and Cover letter to:

Note: Applications without mentioning the Position Title & Vacancy Number in the subject line of the email will NOT be considered.

Disabled & Females are particularly encouraged to apply

- HI has got strong stand on protection of beneficiaries.

"The Database Officer will have to create and maintain an environment which prevents sexual exploitation and abuse and promotes the implementation of the code of conduct"

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