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Database Manager

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name FishWise
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Directory Entry : Our mission is to sustain ocean ecosystems and the people who depend on them by transforming global seafood supply chains.
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Under the direction of the Program Manager, and in collaboration with the Project Management Team, the Database Manager is responsible for overseeing the organization's databases. This position has three primary responsibilities: database management and development, data integration and analysis, and staff training. This position is responsible for the acquisition, analysis and utilization of data from multiple partnerships to support FishWise's sustainable seafood objectives. Within FishWise, the Database Manager is responsible for the integrity of the database systems, the data flow management, and identifying and implementing improvements to the systems to ensure that the highest quality information is used in partnership reporting and project planning.

• Serve as the point-person within FishWise responsible for the management and development of all current and future databases. 
• Maintain relational database structures, write and test scripts, perform data imports, uploads, queries, reports, and extracts according to established protocols including exporting and importing to and from Microsoft Excel and other document formats. 
• Provide technical support and customer service to internal users with data requests, issue resolutions, and the creation of effective end-user layouts. 
• Provide customized ongoing training to current and new staff in up-to-date Filemaker techniques for data imports, queries, tables, and data pulls. 
• Work with users to create and maintain instruction manuals and business rules, and post documents to a shared drive for all staff to access. 
• Work to streamline, improve, and implement data collection, analyses, and reporting processes to increase efficiencies across departments and users. 
• Collaborate with staff in assessing and interpreting partners needs and requirements to build new solutions. 
• Administer user accounts with appropriate security and access level options. 
• Diagnose problems as they occur, and identify and implement solutions. 
• Schedule routine updates and maintenance.

Required Qualifications 
• 2+ years experience working with relational databases 
• Proficient with Filemaker Pro Advanced 12 and Microsoft Excel in a Mac environment 
• Basic statistical analysis and code writing knowledge 
• QA/QC experience 
• Creative, self-driven, and proactive with the determination to find solutions 
• Ability to meet deadlines and to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
• Experience working in a collaborative office or professional environment 
• Excellent professional writing and editing skills 
• Excellent communication and organizational skills 
• A demonstrated passion for the stewardship of the oceans and/or the environment

Preferred Qualifications 
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field or relevant certifications 
• Filemaker Server, Filemaker Go, and web publishing experience 
• PHP, API, and SQL knowledge

How performance is evaluated 
• Accuracy and integrity of database contents 
• Timeliness and quality of reports 
• Completion of projects on time and in an efficient manner 
• Quality of oral and written communications 
• Degree of involvement in development initiatives 
• Ability to be a team player

Compensation and Location

This is a part to full-time contract position of 6 months with possibility of extension and/or permanent hire. The work is to be conducted at the FishWise Headquarters from 9:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend hours. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. This position will be located in Santa Cruz, California.

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