Guatemalan Information Technology (IT) Specialist

3 months ago
Guatemala
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

 

Job Title:                                 Guatemalan Information Technology (IT) Specialist             

Department/Location:          Guatemala  

Reports To:                             Chief of Party (COP)

Type:                                       Regular Part-Time

 

Overview:

IBTCI is currently seeking an IT Specialist (Guatemalan National) to support the upcoming USAID/Guatemala Metrics Project. The Metrics Project (Metrics) will provide monitoring, evaluation design, and learning support services to the USAID/Guatemala Mission. The overall purpose of this project is to enhance USAID/Guatemala's monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and learning systems and capacity for accountability and adaptation across or within projects and activities. Generally, Metrics will provide services that fit into three areas: (1) Evaluation Design, (2) Performance Monitoring, and (3) Learning and Adaptation.

 

The period of performance is expected to be 5 years and is expected to be based in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The position is contingent upon a successful award.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Support the database design, development, and management needs of USAID and implementing partners
  • Manage the database design, and troubleshoot information management platforms and applications.
  • Provide technical assistance to the team.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of compete Microsoft Office Suite (Including Excel)
  • Previous experience with database management and management information systems (MIS), and relevant software(s).
  • Previous experience with USAID-funded programs preferred.
  • Experience with full Microsoft Office Suite (including Access) preferred.
  • Excellent oral communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with AidTracker preferred.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 8 years of experience developing and managing information management databases.
  • Demonstrated experience with database design, development, and management.
  • Demonstrated experience with database application installation, basic maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Guatemalan national.
  • English and Spanish fluency required in speaking, writing, and reading.
  • Broad experience with data quality and how it pertains to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of USAID-funded programs.

 

Education:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, web-application development, software applications development, computer systems engineering, database administration, or related field required.

 

Working Environment:  Work is typically performed in an office environment.

 

Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position may require supervisory responsibility.

 

Travel:  Travel within Guatemala is required. 

 

No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

 

 

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

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