MIS/GIS Specialist, USAID’s Esho Shikhi Activity

Job Description

Title: MIS/GIS Specialist, USAID’s Esho Shikhi Activity

Company Name: Winrock International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor’s degree in geography, education, statistics, computer information systems, or a relevant discipline

Experience Requirements:
∎ 4 to 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Management Information Systems (MIS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist for USAID’s Esho Shikhi Activity in Bangladesh. The objective of the activity is to increase learning opportunities, improve the quality of education, build the capacity of communities to support education and respond to disasters, and ultimately improve learning outcomes of marginalized Bangladeshi children in crisis-affected marginalized communities.
∎ Position is contingent upon receipt of donor approval.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Develop and maintain MIS/GIS data bases and dashboards – including computerized mapping - used by the Esho Shikhi Project and Winrock International;
∎ Utilize GIS software to analyze spatial and non-spatial information to support evidence-based decision making for the activity;
∎ Ensure the stable operation of the project’s database(s) and dashboards and conduct regular updates and functionality tests, serving as the project’s first line of defense against critical malfunctions;
∎ Utilize the MIS and GIS systems to analyze data and help the Esho Shikhi project team understand the meaning of the data and its effective use;
∎ Ensure the security of data by implementing regular software, security, and operation systems updates;
∎ Diagnose and develop repair strategies to address threats to project data and related issues;
∎ Collaborate with the Esho Shikhi’s technical and communications staff to visualize important findings for reports and other uses;
∎ Develop dashboards, input, and clean data;
∎ Train project staff as needed in MIS dashboards;
∎ Participate as required in Winrock International’s Community of Practice;
∎ Collaborate with other staff members including the Sr. MERLA officer, Technical Specialists, Operations team, IT team, etc;
∎ Other duties as assigned

Additional Requirements:
∎ 4-5 years’ experience working with cloud-based databases
∎ Experience working on international development education activities preferred
∎ Experience using geographic information systems to inform monitoring and evaluation plans
∎ Experience managing large M&E databases and conducting timely data analysis and developing reports. SQL database experience preferred
∎ Experience in both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis
∎ Experience managing data entry through Mobile Application, preferably ODK or Survey123
∎ Experience with capacity building in MIS required
∎ Familiarity with USAID M&E requirements strongly preferred
∎ Familiarity with emerging trends in MERL quality and access to education especially in the context of Bangladesh
∎ Critical Thinking Skills & Complex Problem-Solving Skills
∎ Systems Analysis Skills
∎ Management & Communication Skills
∎ Excellent written and oral communication skill in English required
∎ Fluency in Bengali required
∎ Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Microsoft Access and Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft PowerPoint).
∎ Proficiency with database and statistical applications such as DevResults, SPSS, SAS, or STATA.

∎ The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits are offered.

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 17 May 2022

Company Information:
∎ 8 May 2022
∎ Winrock International
∎ Business : Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.

Category: NGO/Development

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