Database and Information Management Officer : APOPO APOPO



Job Summary


APOPO is a Belgium Humanitarian Demining Organization that operates in Zimbabwe and is looking for:
Database and Information Management Officer (Sango Border Campsite/Masvingo Office)
Responsible to: Operations Manager

Duties and Responsibilities


The information and database officer will assist with information and running of the database following APOPO Mine Action policies and procedures. Specific responsibilities are as follows.
• Perform tasks corresponding to the professional category defined by the employer with utmost diligence and efficiency, according to the best standards generally accepted in their profession or professional qualification
• Install and maintain the performance of the database servers
• Develop processes of optimizing data and security.
• Manage database access.
• Performance tuning of the database system.
• Performance of database backup and recovery and trouble shooting in case of any problems.
• Install, upgrade and manage database applications.
• Perform data extraction, transformation and loading.
• Liaise closely with the operations manager and other support and operations staff.
• Any other duties assigned by management.

Qualifications and Experience


Qualifications
• Candidate should have a relevant Information and database management degree with a minimum of 1-year work experience preferably in the NGO sector.
• Candidates who do not meet the requirements but have the relevant experience are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply


Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to the following email address: apopoapplications@gmail.com with the position they are applying for in the subject line by 27-07-2021 COB
Masvingo Province candidates will be given first preference.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SHORTLISTING WILL BE DONE ON A ROLLING BASIS AND THEREFORE APPLICATIONS MIGHT CLOSE BEFORE THE DUE DATE IF A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS FOUND.


About APOPO


APOPO is a registered Belgian non-governmental organisation and US non-profit which trains southern giant pouched rats to detect landmines and tuberculosis. They call their trained rats 'HeroRATs'

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