Position: Senior Systems Analyst
Contract: Permanent and full-time
Reporting to: Principal MIS Specialist
Location of Work: Based in the Development Pathways’ office in Nairobi, Kenya, with international travel of up to 3 months per year. Please note due to the current COVID situation, staff are currently remote working and not travelling.
Salary: commensurate with experience plus benefits
Are you an experienced and enthusiastic Systems Analyst? Here is an exciting opportunity for you to join an international organisation and help to reduce poverty. You will be part of our in-house MIS team and have the opportunity to work with our external consultants, to lead on MIS projects across the world with our innovative designs for the delivery of public services.
You will be joining us at an exciting time as we expand and strengthen our MIS team. This position will also require leadership and management skills as the successful candidate will be managing a range of IT projects, staff and teams.
As an organisation, we are committed to innovative, progressive and evidence-based social policy and our ICT work is firmly embedded within this vision. Across our work, we ensure that we support policies and programmes that are robust, strengthen human rights, promote gender equality and women’s empowerment and benefit all members of society, including the most vulnerable.
This position will be based in Kenya and will contribute to the development of the Pathways MIS framework, building on lessons from social policy management information systems implementations in the last 10 years. As a company, we foster a learning environment and you will also be part of this. Your work will involve international travel, once the current COVID crisis subsides.
For further information please visit: www.developmentpathways.co.uk
The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and implementation of management information systems for public services in projects undertaken by Development Pathways, leading teams of software developers and engineers, providing advice on IT and MISs to governments and development organisations, and contributing to cutting-edge technology development.
A core component of the project-related work will be for the Senior Systems Analyst to translate the high-level requirements of system design into detailed system requirements including process maps, case diagrams, entity relationship diagrams and data flow diagrams, document system interfaces and develop data models.
The Senior Systems Analyst have the following roles and responsibilities.
The Senior Systems Analyst must have the following qualifications, skills and competencies:
Equality and diversity is at the core of Development Pathways’ values. In the selection of our staff, we are committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and are inclusive of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Our staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.
Terms of Employment and Benefits
Salary will be assessed during the selection process, to reflect level of experience and qualification.
The successful candidate would receive an attractive package of the following:
We invite interested candidates who meet the requirements to email their applications to [email protected]
Applications should include:
If successful, we will expect the names, email addresses and day-time contact numbers of two referees, one of them being your current line manager/supervisor (please do not send this information with your application).
Closing date for this post will be 10th February 2020.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and a successful candidate may be selected prior to the closing date. Candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a brief assessment and to participate in an interview.