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  • Posted: May 18, 2022
    Deadline: May 20, 2022
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    Founded in 2010, Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications company that delivers impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organisations and individuals across East Africa. Given the incessant news cycle in both the traditional and digital media, we believe it is absolutely vital to employ reputation man...
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    Data Migration Consultant


    Technical Data Migration Responsibilities:

    • Execute the data migration process from end to end
    • Analyze, extract, manipulate and migrate information and data from legacy case management systems, into the application to be developed
    • Analyze data in legacy formats and validate data sets to ensure data consistency and internal requirements are met
    • Coordinate with all impacted source-system, and IT teams to ensure integration points are managed and involved
    • Perform technical validation of extracted and uploaded data to ERP systems
    • Responsible for the conversion of client data from various sources, including document management systems, records management systems and matter management systems
    • Develop procedures, scripts and utilities for conversion processes that transforms the data to meet business requirements
    • Provide Statistical reports of data moved, transformed, cleansed and loaded
    • Coordinate and develop test flows for QA of the data migration
    • Communicate with all disciplines to ensure flow of data set before roll out
    • Manage patch notes and roll out process
    • Manage version locks and import tools
    • Schedule roll outs that affect the live game
    • Monitor design and code changes

    Project Management Responsibilities:

    • To liaise with our clients to ascertain what specific data they require to have transferred, customizing it to their needs
    • Design the data migration process, test, and migrate data into a target environment from a multitude of data sources to satisfy customer requirements
    • Provide the data migration plan for approval to the customer
    • Confirm with customer data migration techniques and methodologies to be used, adjust as necessary to adhere to any restrictions and limitations for use of technology, tools
    • To collaborate within dynamic project teams, to facilitate the build and delivery of workflow solutions utilizing an approved case management application, to both new and existing clients
    • Partner with the customer and implementation managers to ensure the most efficient migration of different types of legacy data
    • Document, review, and confidently communicate project deliverables to stakeholders and internal team members
    • Identify risks that could impact a successful migration
    • Analyzing, documenting and communicating migration details following implementation to take a constructive approach to continuous improvement


    • Bachelor degree in IT, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Business, Finance or any other related disciplines.
    • At least 5 years of experience working in a data migration position.
    • Thorough knowledge of databases, HTML or content management
    • Successfully completed three (3) projects involving migration of large data sets from legacy systems to a new application.


    • Strong project management and organizational skills, with an emphasis on managing completion of tasks by non-direct reports
    • Good understanding on the agile approach, leveraging best practices and implementing/documenting repeatable processes
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent communication skills working with people of various levels
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with a high attention to detail, while maintaining excellent quality and superior customer service
    • Experience working in a matrix organization with teams that may be virtual in nature
    • Flexibility working in a dynamic environment
    • Understanding the importance of maintaining positive client relationships throughout and beyond the project process
    • Self-management in working within multiple concurrent projects

    Method of Application

    Kindly send your application letter and CV to before 20th May 2022.

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