VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Database Manager. Reporting to the Senior Data and Insight Manager, you will be responsible for managing the existing Raisers Edge database.
The post holder will:
* Maintain the database and ensure data integrity
* Work with existing import processes (using ImportOmatic, Crystal reports and MS Access) for incoming data to ensure accuracy and efficiency
* Manage a small team of 2-3 direct reports
* Have an eye for detail and accuracy, strong analytical and organisational skills and the ability to understand business needs
* Have a working knowledge of GDPR legislation and an up-to-date knowledge of technology
This role will focus on managing Raisers Edge with particular responsibility for the inflow of data. Raisers Edge is used as the master database for donations data and as the marcomms database.. It is used primarily to support the recruitment and retention of donors and volunteers. The postholder will work proactively to identify opportunities to improve existing processes, propose new technical solutions, improve operational efficiency and be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of security groupings.
Skills, qualifications and experience
As the successful candidate, you will have substantial experience of working with a Raiser's Edge at either key user or administrator level. Your proven understanding of the principles of database marketing and a record of successfully applying these principles to a range of marketing campaigns will equip you for this role. You will have excellent numeracy skills and be able to build complex database queries. You will preferably have experience using ImportOmatic, Crystal Reports and Microsoft Access.
Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply.
VSO are looking for someone to fill this position as soon as possible and we reserve the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.