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Rural Education Access Programme (REAP) is looking to recruit a Data Officer, based in Bloemfontein.
This is a full-time, office-based position. The successful candidate will report to our Senior Data Co-Ordinator and oversee senior REAP students who are completing internships.

The position will include the following:
• Collate, verify and capture data and academic results on our custom-built database, DevMan
• Scan, label and load supporting documentation to our database
• Source outstanding data from REAP learners and students
• Prioritise workload and delegate to interns
• Oversee a small team of interns
• Quality control by means of internal audits
• Clean raw data where needed in accordance with good data management practices
• Basic Reporting
• Work closely with the programmatic team, by implementing systems to improve data quality

The position has the potential to grow into a Senior Data Quality Officer role, which will include more complex reporting, data analysis, monitoring and evaluation, identification of trends, graph preparation, development testing as well as training of staff.

Knowledge, Experience & Required Skills
• National Senior Certificate to Tertiary qualification in Administration or related field
• Valid Driver's license
• Minimum of 1-2 years' experience working with data management software
• Advanced computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Outlook. Experience in data management software will be an advantage
• Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Process driven with the ability to perform duties in a structured environment
• Ability to act with integrity and honesty in the performance of all functions
• Results-oriented, professional, accountable and proactive
• Demonstrated ability to drive high quality data management processes
• Able to work independently, and multi-task with the ability to prioritize.

Please send your CV, including two contactable referees, as well as a cover letter, motivating why you would be suited to this position, to fabian@reap.org.za. In the subject line stipulate: Data Officer Vacancy

The closing date for applications is 6 January 2022.
Interviews will take place from 17 January 2022. If you have not had a reply from REAP by 20 January, please consider your application unsuccessful.