Data Management Specialist - SharePoint Administrator, Department of State

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Job Description

About the Position

Dexis is seeking an experienced Data Management Specialist - SharePoint Administrator to provide technical services for a contract with the Department of State. The position is contingent upon client approval. This position is contingent upon award and will be based in Washington DC.

Responsibilities
  • Assess the data management needs and make recommendations for a data management and storage system for all performance data developed under this project. The system should meet client needs, and automatically transfer data between documents, reporting templates, and data management/storage systems.
  • Develop SOPs for each task under the data management system: PMDF development, data collection and reporting, data cleaning, data input, using the database to generate reports, etc. With input from the client and Posts, design a database using a commercially available system, along with the corresponding reporting templates to be used for data collection
  • Develop a data collection and reporting cycle and coordinate data collection and input across team of field-based M&E Specialists. Notify responsible parties of their reporting responsibilities, track their submissions to ensure deadlines are being met, and assist with data entry and transfer of existing data as needed.
  • Provide final data quality check, monitoring data for accuracy, completeness, redundancies, and provide user assistance to M&E task order employees and program officers.
  • Generate reports and analytics as requested from the client and as defined in the SOW.
  • Develop training materials for project stakeholders, including both project staff as well as bureau staff; develop a training plan to train those stakeholders; and deliver training as needed. Support transition planning near the end of the contract to ensure a sustainable handover of the data management system to the client site.
Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least four years of experience in Microsoft SharePoint site design and maintenance
  • Highly skilled in using Microsoft Excel and/or Access to store and analyze data
  • Demonstrate high-level of understanding of data visualization and reporting using Microsoft Excel and/or Access
  • Highly skilled in using data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
  • Data warehousing, business intelligence and/or information management concepts skills
  • Highly skilled in using Macros and similar functions
  • Demonstrate high-level of understanding of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS or STATA
  • Skilled in using visualization and reporting software such as Micro strategy, Tableau, and ArcGIS
  • Ability to present results in written reports
  • Based in the D.C. metro area and able to work out of the client site
  • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to obtain Secret security clearance.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a current active clearance.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience working with computer algorithms and/or computer programing languages
  • Knowledge of C, C++, Java, embedding language, and HTML
  • Knowledge of survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
  • Knowledge of technical writing or report production
  • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
  • Experience supporting non-governmental organizations

About the Organization

Are you looking for a company that offers meaningful program assignments and opportunities to develop professional skills and expertise? At Dexis, staff are empowered to be part of the decision-making process and collaborate with colleagues and management across the company to satisfy our clients. We create transparency in our operations with our clients and employees; and we offer our people opportunities to grow and challenge themselves in meaningful ways. Dexis follows a "find a way or make a way" business directive, and we’re paving the way for innovative management solutions in the global development and security assistance arenas worldwide. As a Dexis employee you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. That’s how Dexis goes "all in.” How will you?

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

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