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Food Assistant Information and Reporting Officer - Jobs at World Vision September 2018 - Ajira Tanzania

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Food Assistant Information and Reporting Officer

Purpose of the position:

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To maintain accurate commodity accounting records of all food commodities movement including receipts, loans, inter warehouse transfers, dispatches, distributions and losses and beneficiaries by gender and age served with food and non-food, Gifts in Kind.

The FAIRO is responsible for leading the field-based IT operations pertaining to the Last Mile Mobile Solutions (LMMS) technology and Commodity Tracking System. This includes provision of technical support to commodity distribution field staff during field registrations/distributions, in addition to running the LMMS web application to help staff set up new distribution projects, run commodity shipments using LMMS/CTS, and assist in consolidating and generating LMMS/CTS reports including shipment and loss claim registers and loss file.

The position will also require delivering systems maintenance, testing new software development for filed deployment, soliciting client user requirements and assisting with new/upgraded installation
The holder of the position should communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Minimum Qualification
required: The holder of this position must have a minimum of bachelor degree in Accounts, Business administration, computer science or IT or other related course from a recognized University

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3 years of food and non-food commodities tracking, accounting and reporting.
Solid background in the window operating system – windows 7 / 8 in particular. Comfortable invoking, stopping or restarting system services, installing and uninstalling software, creating user groups and setting up user privileges.
Knowledge of relational Database Management Systems- Exposure to MySQL Query highly desirable, including use of Database Management Tools (Such as MySQL Query Browser and Administrator).
Ability to troubleshoot IT problems-both hardware and identified software failings. Aware of how to log, track and systematically troubleshoot IT problems.
Preferred: Experience in USAID, UNWFP, UKDFID or any other donors food commodities and financial resources online tracking, accounting and reporting system
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Technical Skills & Abilities:
Excellent Computer skill
Online or digital tracking system for accounting and reporting in advantage.
Experience in working with donor funds
Very comfortable supporting end users.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Fluent in English speaking, reading and understanding.
Must have strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills with an attention to details.
Requires the ability to effectively present concepts to lay users in various settings and by various means (verbal and written)
Requires strong communication skills to interact with all levels of staff and management.
Must be able to work effectively with a diverse team.
Requires the ability to work under pressure and on multiple tasks.
Good planning and organizational skills
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors

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Working Environment / Conditions:
Office environment: typical Field Based
Travel: Domestic travel is required.
On call: During normal working hours unless there is an emergency.
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