Data Base Officer

September 2, 2020

Job Title: Data base officer

Job Code Title: DDF-AHRRAO-20-04

Department: Research

Duty Station: Balkh

Job Opening Date: 01 Sep 2020

Job Closing Date: 15 Sep 2020

Organisational Setting and Reporting

The data base officer will work in the framework of DDF baseline study/project of AHRRAO. DDF baseline study is going to be conducted in Balkh and Samangan provinces. The DDF baseline study will provide a clear understanding of the DDF project target districts’ situation in order to facilitate swift implementation of the DDF program implementation in the coming future. Thus, the study requires high quality data transfer from the ground to analysis level which mostly depends on data management during the fieldwork and afterward. The data base officer is directly reporting to AHRRAO project manager and is responsible to monitor data transection, check and ensure swift data process, data clearing and commenting and providing feedback to field team to improve the interview forms as needed.


Within the program framework data base officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Responsible for the complete management of the CAPI database system;
  • Perform extensive database related verification checks on the data for accuracy completeness and quality according to the existing procedures and guidelines;
  • Scan the forms and maintain the physical and digital archives;
  • Perform data entry of the PAPI/forms;
  • Upload the hard copy of questionnaire to the CAPI application;
  • Ensure that reports are produced precisely timely and regularly. Also assist in the development of the periodic and ad-hoc reports;
  • Provide technical data related support to all AHRRAO field teams;
  • Keep track of documents needed for further reporting from the projects;
  • Ensure that the necessary backup procedures for database is in place and regular backups are taken;
  • Prepare daily progress report


Professionalism: Ability to demonstrate good data management skills; high standard of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the spirit. Ability to use all sources of references, consultation and information relevant to text at hand. Ability to work under pressure and maintain adequate speed and volume of output. Ability to show a high level of versatility and demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational and project goals-Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others-Places team agenda before personal agenda-Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position-Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Information Technology and Computer Application is must with 4 years’ experience in related filed.
Computer knowledge filing and fundamental of database understanding.

Good written and verbal communication skills in English Dari and Pashto essential and as well as having good interpersonal skills

Work Experience

A minimum of two years of experience in data collection and data management.


Beside Persian, a good command of English and knowledge of Pashtu are required.

Directions to Apply for this Position

Eligible applicants can send their Cover-letter, CV, ID card and university certificate in PDF to the following email address:

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.