Family Carers Ireland: Invitation to Tender

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Database Development Project: Data Base Development Professional

November 2022

Family Carers Ireland

Family Carers Ireland is the national charity dedicated to supporting the 500,000+ family carers across the country who dedicate their lives to caring for loved ones such as children or adults with physical or intellectual disabilities, frail older people, the terminally ill or those suffering from chronic illnesses or addiction.

Through a national network of centres and a National FreePhone Careline (1800 24 07 24), Family Carers Ireland provides essential supports and services including information and advocacy on rights and entitlements, advice on care planning and crisis support, networking groups and social events and help in accessing essential respite breaks.

Our vision is an Ireland in which family carers are properly recognised, supported and empowered.

The Project

Presently, staff across all functions within the Carer Supports Department use a number of data management systems to note carer engagement and to produce metrics regarding same. These systems are:

  • Sage CRM
  • Carers’ Outcome Star
  • CORE

We are inviting tenders from a suitably qualified Data Base Development Professional to work intensively with us to:

  1. Review and revise the data sets captured through Sage CRM in order to align with current planning and reporting requirements;
  2. Automate output reporting to a location and format that is accessible through Power BI;
  3. Work with us to design and develop, through Power BI, a real time Carer Supports Data Deck.

The Successful Tenderer

The successful tenderer will show, through their tender documentation, relevant third level qualifications and a proven track record in the following areas:

  • Significant experience (minimum 2 years) working with Sage CRM and other client relationship management systems
  • Familiarity with Power BI
  • Strong analytical skills and a track record in analysing existing databases and our needs going forward with regard to developing effective systems.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written. As this position requires working with colleagues across the Department, it’s important that the successful tenderer communicates clearly with team members to fully understand our needs.
  • Sound accuracy and logic accurately develop databases in a logical manner

In order to exemplify the above, tenderers who move to interview stage will be required to show evidence of the above, including examples of completed database development processes and projects.

To apply, please forward:

  • A copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant skills and experiences;
  • A one-page logic model plan of action to complete the project within a 20 – 25 working day period;
  • Costings – inclusive of daily rate + VAT – for a maximum of 25 days.

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications is 5pm, Tuesday, 6th December 2022

Please forward your application to:

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
22nd Nov, 2022
Expiry Date
6th Dec, 2022