Data Quality Officer

$60,000 - $90,000 yearly
  • Scout Talent Group
  • Suva, Fiji
  • Mar 03, 2024
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Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

  • Are you a dedicated Data Quality Officer ready to enhance data management and quality at a leading intergovernmental agency?
  • Receive an attractive salary package, subject to exchange rates, including COLDA and Location Allowance circa US$61,670.00 - US$84,717.00 (tax-free for citizens of most countries!), plus repatriation allowances & retention incentives!
  • Benefit from relocation & accommodation assistance, six weeks of annual leave, return airfares, and many more perks!

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) is an intergovernmental organisation working to strengthen national capacity and regional solidarity so Pacific nations can manage, control, and develop their tuna fisheries now and in the future.

Based in Honiara, Solomon Islands, our agency comprises 17 member nations, including Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

Since 1979, we have facilitated regional cooperation so that all Pacific countries benefit from the sustainable use of tuna – worth over USD 3 billion a year and important for many people's livelihoods in the Pacific.

Our vision is "Our people enjoying the greatest possible social and economic benefits from the sustainable use of offshore fisheries and resources".

We are now looking for a Data Quality Officer to join our team on a  full-time basis.

Enjoy this varied opportunity

As a Data Quality Officer at FFA, reporting to the Manager of IT, your role is crucial in enhancing data quality across the Secretariat and member countries. You'll be responsible for developing and implementing data quality strategies, ensuring high data standards, and supporting information product systems.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement data quality policies and tools.
  • Conduct regular data analyses to improve quality.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of internal and external information systems.
  • Support capacity building in data quality and system usage.

Click Apply to view the full Terms of Reference.

What you bring to the team

We are looking for a professional with a minimum of a degree in computer science, IT,  or a related field and at least 5 years of experience in database systems. Previous experience in SQL, reporting tools, and web-based software applications, are essential. 

As our ideal candidate, you will have the ability to run training programmes.

Desirable Qualities:

  • A post-graduate degree in computer science, information technology and/or related discipline
  • Experience in developing data quality improvement programs.
  • Database management and administration experience.
  • A Cert IV Training and Assessment is desirable.

In addition, your knowledge and experience using word processing and presentation tools coupled with your ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team and excellent communication skills in English will make you an invaluable member of our team.

In this role, professionalism and integrity are key. We seek someone who is deeply committed to our mission and exhibits unwavering loyalty.

Benefits on offer

For your work and effort as our Data Quality Officer, you will receive a competitive salary package of circa US$61,670.00 - US$84,717.00  (tax-free, for citizens of most countries), negotiable to earn more based on your skills and experience.

Other benefits include:

  • Superannuation, paid at 7.5% into either a nominated fund or an additional cash supplement (paid out every 6 months or twice a year).
  • Reimbursement of all reasonable medical, dental, and optical expenses for yourself and your dependents.
  • Insurance coverage is also available for personal accidents, life, medical & repatriation.
  • Education for dependent children is reimbursed at 75% of tuition fees (Conditions apply). If your dependent child is studying overseas, paid school travel may be available for you or your child to visit each other once a year.
  • Relocation expenses will be paid, with an establishment grant paid on arrival in Honiara and accommodation assistance also available.

Moreover, you will have access to 6 weeks of annual leave each year, giving you time to explore this stunning part of the world!

If you are ready to immerse yourself in an intergovernmental organisation and lead effective policies and procedural changes, this is the opportunity for you! - Apply Now!

Applications close Thursday 7 March 2024, 11:00 pm AEST

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Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only, Overseas/ Non Fiji Residents