Posted on :
22 Jun, 2018
22 Jun, 2018
Established in 1951, World Education, Inc. is a US-based non-profit organization aimed at improving the lives of marginalized people through education (formal and non-formal) and training, institutional development, and targeted technical assistance.
Job Title: Knowledge Management and Database Officer – Job Number: 63007
Application Deadline: June 29, 2018
Position Type: Full-time
Locations: Accra, Ghana
Salary: Commensurate with experience
World Education, Inc. seeks a local candidate for a Knowledge Management and Database Officer based in Accra, Ghana pending award from DFID/Girls’ Education Challenge/Leave No Girl Behind. The programme aims to improve the literacy and numeracy skills of highly marginalized out-of-school girls and transition them into formal school or employment. This programme seeks to decrease key barriers to access quality education, opportunities for employment and improving safety of highly marginalized girls in schools and their communities, while increasing girls’ knowledge and adoption of positive behaviours, empowering them to become leaders and role models within their communities.
The Knowledge Management and Database Officer reports to the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager and is responsible for designing and managing the program ME&L database to support time sensitive feedback for an informed program management approach. She/he will assist in analysing program data, generating reports and coordinating the development of policy papers.
Ensure quality and timely management of program database
Manage a team consisting of technical program associates, M&E officers and a grants officer.
Provide technical guidance in design and implementation of database.
Collaborate with ME&L team and Downstream NGO partners on implementing quality data gathering methodologies
Ensure the fidelity of program data and that data management is aligned with donor and fund manager requirements
Work closely with ME&L Manager to analyse data and report findings
Lead the development of policy papers
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Required Skills or Experience
A degree in database management, monitoring and evaluation, statistics or a related field
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working in monitoring and evaluation or database management
Experience in generating and analysing large data sets to provide an informed programmatic approach
Background in research and developing high quality policy papers and reports
Strong understanding of the Ghanaian education sector, including district-level education
Demonstrated experience leading and building the capacity sub-awardee partners, including field-based staff, to meet project needs and deliverables is strongly desired;
Exceptional written and spoken communication skills required
Collaborative and creative mind-set
Knowledgeable in education data analysis with a gender and inclusive focus
Demonstrated training experience
Strong analytical and reporting skills
Experience running database and data collection software. i.e. SPSS, Magpie, Tangerine
If you are an individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran and unable to apply online for an available position, you may submit your request for reasonable accommodation by calling Human Resources at +1 617-482-9485.
WEI is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions. M/F/V/D
How to Apply
To apply submit a covering letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected]
Please include the job number in the email subject line
Closing Date : June 22, 2018