Action Aid is an international anti-poverty agency formed in 1972. We are a partnership between people in poor and rich countries working together to end poverty and injustice. Today we are working with over 15 million of the world’s poorest and excluded people in over 45 countries worldwide to secure their rights to a life free of poverty and injustice, and with the support of half a million donors and supporters.
DIRECTORATE: Finance and Operations
Location: Global Secretariat Hub Office (Nairobi, Johannesburg, London)
Salary: Grade D
Local terms and conditions of the national GS Hub office/ Country office will apply
At ActionAid International we are now looking for an experienced Systems Manager with a degree in computer science. If you are ready to take on a new challenge and use your IT systems skills to make a positive difference, then this is exactly the opportunity we can offer you as Fundraising Systems Manager. Join us and use your talents to fight against poverty and injustice by making a major contribution to our digital transformation.
The ideal candidate will have a proven background in current technologies and be capable of leveraging this to benefit the organisations Fundraising activities and collaborating with internal stakeholders including Business and Technology teams to deliver continual improvements to the Federations core fundraising systems and processes. Your role will oversee the management of the technology and tools adopted in our innovative transformation of Fundraising business solutions including digital platforms, mobile technology, hardware and infrastructure. You will also take responsibility for ensuring that the reporting and analytical needs of Fundraising are fully embedded and managed within the Analytics platform of choice as well as work as part of the Analytics project team to ensure both current and future needs of the Federation are met.
To achieve this, you will possess broad experience of systems, infrastructure databases and languages as well as knowledge of the Microsoft Stack including 0365 toolsets and Sharepoint online. You will also have a good understanding of other digital technologies and tools and have proven experience of having worked on a digital transformation project.
Your technical abilities will be complemented by excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as the capability to work collaboratively within a team environment and meet tight deadlines.
If you can work closely with stakeholders to ensure that integrations are efficient, fit for purpose and deliver real value we would be delighted to hear from you. Please send your CV and motivation cover letter to by 9 a.m. on Monday 19th November 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews are likely to be held w/c 3rd December 2018. You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role. To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the country you wish to be based either Nairobi, London or Johannesburg Office.
If you do not meet all the essential criteria, please don’t apply as we only invite candidates for an interview if they meet all of the essential criteria listed on the job description. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.
Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.
ActionAid is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community in particular women who are currently underrepresented in senior positions.