Oct 282016

Information & Database Officer Jobs at AECOM International Development Inc.

Closing date: 08 Nov 2016
Reporting: The Information and Database officer will report to the Deputy Chief of Party
Contract Type: 1 year with possible extension upto 3 years


The Information and Database Officer is a local national position and will be responsible for program information and database management for TIS+. Under the direction of the Senior Governance and Strategic Communication Advisor and Deputy Chief of Party, s/he will support communications’ activities such as development of success stories and data management for the TIS+ PIKA database.

Responsibilities for the Information & Database Officer Job

  • Working closely with the Senior Activities Officer, and Senior Governance and Strategic Communication Advisor and relevant Program Development Officers to identify activities contributing to success stories under TIS+.
  • Manage production of project marketing materials such as success stories, multimedia production, presentations, and strategy rationale briefs in collaboration with program staff.
  • Train staff on communication tools available to capture “transforming lives” stories incorporated into the TIS+ weekly reporting.
  • In coordination with the TIS+ Senior Activities Officer and Senior Governance and Strategic Communication Advisor, support data management for the TIS+ PIKA (Activities) database; help ensure activity files are well drafted and in good order and financial and M&E data is entered into each activity file in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Support periodic report production, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual TIS+ reports, as well as other reporting documents, as required. Support information gathering, report writing, report editing and document finalization.
  • Ensure communications products from the TIS+ program and local partners are compliant with USAID branding and marking plan.
  • Collaborate with other public relations, media and communications partners under the TIS+ program as required including interface with local, regional and national media outlets.
  • In coordination with the TIS+ Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist, support management of M&E data and database; ensure data is properly compiled and input into TIS+ systems in a timely manner.
  • Under the leadership of the Senior Governance and Strategic Communication Advisor and DCOP, IDO officer is responsible for updating the database, maintaining reports & files generated from the database such as grant clearance forms, in collaboration with the Senior Activities Officer.
  • Ensures sharing with staff and uploading TIS+ database backend to one source weekly, with links provided to USAID in a timely manner.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned

Information & Database Officer Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in communications, information, media, international relations/affairs, political science, management, or a related field.
  • 2 years’ experience working in an information management capacity in international development or a similar field, preferably with a focus on Somalia or another complex environment;
  • 2 years’ experience in complex report production, preferably in international development;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, and strong English writing skills;
  • Strong organizational skills, and proven capacity to work well against tight deadlines;
  • Experience working on USAID programs strongly desired;
  • Experience working on an international development program for Somalia strongly desired.

How to Apply
Applications and detailed CV to be sent by 08 November, 2016. Send your Cover Letter and CV to (Clearly state Information & Database Officer – Nairobi, Application on the Subject Line). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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