Work as a Digital Data System Administrator in Dublin, Ireland(salary is from €28,114 to €33,074)

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Digital Data System Administrator, Dublin, Ireland
Digital Data System Administrator

Our vision, our mission and our work are all defined by one goal – ending extreme poverty, whatever it takes. We believe that no-one should have to live in fear that they won’t have a home to sleep in or enough food to feed their children. For over 50 years we have been working with the world’s poorest people towards this goal.

Today we are a team of over 4,400 highly skilled and dedicated professionals from 50 countries who share an exceptional depth and diversity of experience. We want committed, values driven staff to join our Dublin team and are currently looking for a Digital Data System Administrator to be part of our Strategy, Advocacy and Learning department.

We are committed to providing our staff with the skills needed to excel in their jobs. Concern offers in-house management and leadership courses and tailored organisation-wide learning opportunities both in-person and online. All employees are required to undertake training in equality, diversity and inclusion; the Code of Conduct; and safeguarding, along with any other training required for the role.

Our culture is values driven and friendly. A global engagement survey conducted in 2022, responded to by 3,577 of our staff, showed that 89% of our staff would happily recommend Concern as a great place to work and 94% are proud to tell people that they work for Concern.

Our office is in Dublin 2 and we are currently working a hybrid model (50% remote working) and offer flexi time. We have two open vacancies for this position.

The job:

To work with Concern’s HQ Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to administer Concern’s Digital Data Gathering (DDG) system which uses mobile devices to collect survey data on Concerns overseas programmes and generate reports on this data.

If you join us, this is what you will be doing:

Building Digital Data Gathering (DDG) tools (Approximately 80% of the workload will be related to survey building)

 Build digital versions of standard indicators and data collection tools that will be used across all Concern programmes
 Respond to requests for country specific tools on the DDG Survey Request system, in collaboration with the PALU M&E officer
 Provide technical input into design of new tools providing innovative IT solutions to M&E challenges.
 Quality control on all digital M&E tools to ensure accuracy, reliability and accessibility
 Data Analysis and Data Management

 Communicate technological solutions to M&E problems clearly to non-technical people, including Concern’s staff in field location
 Communicate with field teams on issues related to survey administration and use of data collection tools. You might be required to travel internationally to deliver trainings.
 Liaise with Concern’s HQ’s IT team on M&E related IT issues
 Liaise with IForm Builder as appropriate
 Update Concern’s Programme Quality (PQ) Guide with all standard indicators, tools and related guidance
 Contribute to quarterly updates and induction sessions on issues related to Concern’s DDG system as required
 Flexibility is essential in this role to undertake any other tasks as directed by line manager
Data Analysis and Data Management

 Quality control of outputted data to ensure accuracy, reliability and accessibility
 Visualization of data through the creation of Zoho dashboards
Skills you will bring:


 Strong interest in the application of Information and Communication Technology in emergencies and international development
 Bachelor’s degree in IT, data analytics, science, geography or development
 Experience in JavaScript, or other coding language
 Solution focused, supportive and highly flexible to changing needs and priorities
 Thoroughness and attention to detail
 Strong team player with a proven ability to work effectively with and contribute to multidisciplinary teams in a flexible and supportive manner.
 Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal, including proven ability of communicating technical issues to non-technical people

 High level of critical thinking and proven high quality analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

 Dynamic, willing to take initiatives and look for external help if necessary to complete assigned task
 Empathy with Concern’s Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives

 Experience in data analytics and data analysis software (eg SPSS or R or SAS)
 Experience in SQL
 Experience with IForm Builder and Zoho Reports
 French language skills
 Previous experience in M&E of humanitarian and development programmes and strong understanding of M&E principles and processes, including results-based management, quantitative and qualitative tools and methodologies, reporting etc.
 Strong understanding of research methodologies and the nature of evidence.
You will report to the Digital Data Gathering Adviser and work with Monitoring and Evaluation Officers and Advisors, other units in the Strategy, Advocacy and Learning department, Country Offices, International Programmes and Emergency Directorates.

The salary is from €28,114 to €33,074 (band 2) and this is a one-year, fixed term contract, with a possibility of extension.

Appointment to this role is subject to the candidate’s eligibility to work in Ireland

We encourage all eligible candidates, irrespective of gender, ethnicity and origin, disability, political beliefs, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status to apply to become a part of the organisation. Concern is against all forms of discrimination and unequal power relations and is committed to promoting equality.

If this role sounds right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter via . We will respond to every applicant. Please be aware we may offer positions before the closing date.

If you have any concerns about our recruitment process and need particular assistance – for example if you have a visual impairment or are neuro-divergent – please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Important information:

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy accessible here. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organization, and the standards of behavior expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organization to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working or volunteering with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.

During this job application, you will provide Concern with your personal data. Concern takes its responsibilities towards this personal data very seriously and is committed to complying with all relevant data protection legislation. You have certain rights under data protection legislation. For more information on how to exercise those rights please visit

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