Urgently Required: Sr. Database Officer based in Makassar

Swisscontact promotes economic, social and ecological development by supporting people to successfully integrate into local commercial life. Swisscontact creates opportunities for people to improve their living conditions as a result of their own efforts.
The focus of its systemic intervention in the private sector is the strengthening of local and global value chains. Through its projects, Swisscontact works to enable access to professional training, promotes local entrepreneurship, creates access to local
financial service providers and supports the efficient use of resources with the goal of successfully promoting employment and income generation. Based in Zurich, Swisscontact is active in 27 countries and has some 800 employees. For our Sustainable Cocoa
Production Program
 (SCPP) in Indonesia, we are looking for a:


Job Title                                             : Sr. Database Officer

Job Code                                           : SDO3-MKS

Place of duty                                   :

Number of position                       : 1 person

Contract Duration                          : Annual basis, which can be extended upon agreement

Type of Staff                                  : Indonesian Nationals Only


Overall Task

Assist MRM Manager as needed in managing data collection, data cleaning, and data analysis processes in collaboration with regional MRM staff to meet reporting deadlines and provide evidence for the achievement of KPIs and program target

 Task, Authority, and Responsibility

  • Responsible for regular data cleaning for all data in SCPP database for regions. Especially to check inaccurate, incomplete, and irrelevant data. Also ensuring free data duplication and quality data sources
  • Maintains database results by setting and enforcing standards and controls.
  • Keeps senior management informed by preparing reports on Cocoa Trace (web and android base application) performance and problems.
  • Maintains database performance by troubleshooting problems.
  • Secures database by developing policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Communication, Supervision, and Reporting

Coordinate regularly with regional MRM Officer  to ensure the quality of service to the program and systems management working properly;

The Sr. Database Officer will work with MRM Manager and Senior MRM Officer in the Main Office and Regional Offices.   

Report Cocoa Trace and data entry progress and achievements to the MRM Manager.

Support MRM Manager to actively communicate with SCPP regional and field staff regarding data collection, quality control and updates.

Support the MRM Manager with the development and maintenance of analytical tools for Program reporting.

Supervised by MRM Manager.


Education, knowledge and skill requirements

Degree graduate, preferably with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering Math, Statistics or a related technology field.

A minimum of three years’ experience in similar positions.

Experience with MySQL and SQL Server 2012

Experience with ASP, .NET and PHP

Experience with MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

Experience with android apps and device and  cloud-based data management is a plus;

Work independently and assist with multiple projects, priorities, and locations. 

Work under pressure with interruptions and challenging deadlines. 

Ability to be courteous and helpful.   

Must show aptitude and desire to learn new skills on the job.   

Be able to communicate clearly and precisely, both orally and in writing.  

Work as a team member and to promote a positive work environment. 

Physical ability to perform essential job functions. 

Able to adapt to change and meet deadlines. 

A minimum of three years’ experience in similar positions.


Please submit your application letter addressing the above qualifications and experience with your curriculum vitae on
30 December 2015,
with a JOB CODE on Top Left of the Envelope at the latest to:

Swisscontact, Human Resources Unit, The Vida Building, 5th floor, Jl. Raya Perjuangan No. 8, Kebon Jeruk – Jakarta Barat 11530 , Tél. +62 21 2951 0200

Or E-mail your job application to
[email protected].
Please indicate in the email subject: (JOB CODE) – (Your Name)

Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interviews.


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