Program Information Officer

Build Change
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-09-14 Deadline: 2016-09-27
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology , Engineering or related field
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : IT / Database Management
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position Description:

The Program Information Officer will be responsible for Build Change Nepal’s entire mobile data collection, management, mapping, and reporting system across a number of different projects. The position requires a high degree of flexibility, comfort with uncertainty, strong interpersonal skills for working with a variety of different internal and external partners, and close attention to detail. The Program Information Officer will have a demonstrated interest in development projects, data management, process improvement, and visual communication. The Program Information Officer will support Build Change Nepal’s various projects from both the office and the field, and will report to the Nepal Country Director.

  • Proactively explore and test data collection and management features of available software and suggest ways to incorporate them to advance program capabilities
  • Collaboratively build surveys with management and field staff in ways that reflect project requirements and limitations, and that take full advantage of available methods
  • Oversee all field survey deployment and modify surveys and troubleshoot deployment issues as needed
  • Manage 30+ users within the data collection and management system
  • Interface with IT manager to plan and ensure proper implementation and maintenance of data gathering, display, and usability
  • Design reports, maps, and dashboards for summarizing project data, progress, and accomplishments, and drive implementation of these tools in collaboration with IT manager
  • Publish reports, maps, and dashboards in clear formats both internally to Build Change and for external partners
  • Conduct data analysis of collected project information and develop lessons learned
  • Serve as the Build Change Nepal representative for all matters related to project data with partner organizations and government ministries
  • Serve as the point of contact for relevant third-party software providers, manage relevant Build Change subscriptions, and provide feedback and suggestions as needed
  • Establish and maintain hardware-tracking system among 30+ field staff
  • Hire short-term or part-time programmers as needed and manage their tasks


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology , Engineering or related field
  • At least 3 years of progressive working experience in related areas
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, PHP, HTML
  • Knowledge of Database , MySQL preferred
  • Ability to think visually and apply ideas to graphical representations, including maps and dashboards
  • Some knowledge of Business Intelligence Tools
  • Demonstration of leadership ability in a team environment and ambiguous circumstances
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements and deadlines from multiple stakeholders
  • Experience working closely with partner organizations
  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Fluent English and Nepali

Apply Instructions

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Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed daily and suitable candidates may be invited for test and interview prior to the closing date. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for test and interview.


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Organization Summary

Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and typhoons. Our mission is to greatly reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses caused by housing and school collapses due to earthquakes and typhoons in emerging nations.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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