IT Assistant – Data processing (Nangarhar, Afghanistan) 99 views

Job Description

Purpose of The Position: The IT – Data Management Assistant is responsible for providing support in the various IT support capacities to ensure the smooth functioning of WHH’s East Regional Office. The role also includes data management and M&E functionality in support of the existent MEAL structure in the ERO office. The position holder will therefore simultaneously cover IT and MEAL responsibilities, with time split between them based on the periodic workload, as determined in coordination with the line manager.  IT Role and Responsibilities

  • With technical oversight from the IT Officer (in Kabul), oversee and maintain the optimal functioning of the office IT system, ensuring the correct functioning of networks, internet, computers and other IT equipment. Install and configure computer hardware operating systems and software, networks, printers and scanners and applications. Plan and undertake scheduled maintenance upgrades. Responding to breakdowns and arrange for the repairs of computers as required. Troubleshoot system and network problems and diagnose and solve hardware or software faults. Replace parts as required and maintain records of software licenses. Provide support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports. Supporting the roll-out of any new software applications. Conduct electrical safety checks on computer equipment.

  MEAL Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist in overall data management tasks for the ERO office including obtaining, compiling, organizing, and analyzing data collected from the various MEAL activities. Ensure data collected by the field enumerators is cross-checked and uploaded onto the data management system. Provide technical guidance and troubleshooting support for data planning, collection, recording and reporting requirements. Analyze and report regularly to the Regional M&E Officer on the progress and quality of the data. Working closely with the Regional MEAL Officer, support on the development and rollout of data collection tools.

Implement database security measures to safeguard information against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.

  • Support ERO staff with other aspects of data management as necessary.


Welthungerhilfe it is one of Germany’s biggest non-governmental relief organizations. Non-profit making, politically independent and non-denominational, the organization is run by a Supervisory Board of honorary members under the patronage of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its work is funded by private donations and public grants. Welthungerhilfe is working since the 1980’s continuously in Afghanistan and opened the first offices in 1992. Since this time Welthungerhilfe has implemented some 165 projects in Afghanistan. Main fields of Welthungerhilfe intervention in Afghanistan are emergency relief, food and nutrition security, rural and regional development and water and sanitation.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, including Information Technology and Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc. 1-2 years relevant work experience, preferably with an NGO. Strong IT skills – particularly with Microsoft Office suite (strong Excel skills essential). Excellent sense of humor, patience, and great attitude is essential to the position.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!

  • Preferred Skills Good team player. Good understanding of NGO/INGO functioning and culture. Good problem solving and clear communication skills (listening, writing and speaking). Strong skills in database systems (PostgreSQL, SQL server, MySQL) are preferred. Experience coding on and using KotoToolbox, ODK, and/or Commcare is preferred. Basic understanding of data security and encryption tools

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Years of Experience

2 years experience with NGOs


One Year with Possibility of Extension


As per WHH Salary scale

Submission Guideline

  • The applicants should complete & submit only the WHH Recruitment Form with resume to the following email address (Candidate can download form from HR Database will not accept only resume of applicant. Only application send to below address will be considered. Applications send to any other address even within the organization cannot be considered. Please put the vacancy number and job title in your email subject or otherwise your email will reject from resume database.

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