Database Manager

Type of role
Various Countries
Salary competitive
Contract type Permanent
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date 10 Sep 2020
Interview date Week Commencing 14/9/20
Start date ASAP

We are happy to consider candidates who wish to work part time or flexible hours.

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

This is a Database Manager role to manage, develop and maintain VSO’s supporter and donations database systems. This is a crucial role in embedding the use of data to deliver insight that drives decision making, in the UK and globally.

You’ll be joining us at an exciting time. We’ve just upgraded to Raiser’s Edge NXT and are in the process of implementing BlueVenn Unify and Engage to improve our supporter engagement and insight activities. These tools, along with a comprehensive team development programme will enable us to considerably scale up the breadth of our work within VSO and the number of people in poverty we’re able to help.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Competencies and Behaviour

You’ll have a strong background in sequel server database management, ETL and SQL, with a passion for driving continuous improvement, especially with regard to data quality and the accuracy and efficiency of processes. In addition, you will enjoy leading and developing a high performing team within the wider Data & Insight team.

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful

• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations

• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships

• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Our work changes lives. I hope you’ll like to be a part of it.

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in one of the VSO locations before you apply.

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