A Local NGO is looking for a Data Systems Assistant in Harare

Data Systems Assistant

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Data Systems Assistant

  • Post Date:February 24, 2022
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry ICT
Job Description

Wanted are highly qualified and experienced applicants to be considered for the position of Data Systems Assistant for a local organization based in Harare. The contract of employment is for a fixed term, renewable subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance of the candidate. The successful incumbent will be based in Harare.

Position summary

The incumbent will assist in managing Data and Applications infrastructure on a day-to-day basis.


  • Management of data including writing of ad hoc queries to verify data validity and produce customized reports in various formats;
  • Data documentation and updates, version control, and migration management;
  • Data analysis and report writing;
  • Database administration, development, and customisation;
  • Providing support on data migration and ingestion including data processing and validation of received datasets;
  • Data visualizations and charts;
  • Providing Tier 1 and Tier 2 technical support for users;
  • Applications administration, troubleshooting, user training and support;
  • Helping in the administration, development and customisation of local applications including systems security implementation;
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science / Informatics or related field;
  • Minimum of 1-3 years working experience in a reputable organization, with demonstrable outputs on various completed projects and in software development;
  • Certification in key areas such as data science, visualizations or statistics preferred;
  • Must be comfortable with SQL queries and familiar with data visualization tools and have strong skills in Microsoft office automation products;
  • Candidates with experience in mobile data collection platforms such ODK, Magpi, Captricity et al, are encouraged to apply and will be viewed more favorably;
  • Strong communications and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal communication skills and demonstrable ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

To apply

Interested candidates should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum Vitae, and certified copies of certificates to [email protected]

Deadline: 28 February 2022