AVSI Data Officer Jobs in Uganda

AVSI Data Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Details

Organizational Description

  • AVSI is an international NGO with headquarters in Italy, which has been active in Uganda since 1984.

  • Its current activities are focused in the areas of education, health, livelihoods, and protection, nutrition and refugee programs in Uganda.

    Project Background

  • AVSI is leading a consortium comprising of AVSI Foundation, Arua Municipal council and Uganda bureau of statistic (UBOS) to implement the RMM project in Arua District.

  • The overall goal of the project is to strengthen the structural and institutional mechanisms for reception, management and integration of involuntary migrants in Arua Municipal Council.

  • The project aims to achieve this through the three main objectives namely:

    Job description

  • AVSI is seeking to recruit a Data Officer to Reporting to the Senior Monitoring &Evaluation Officer, The Data officer will oversee collection, management and analysis of data at field Level in adherence with RMM MEAL Plan.

  • The Data officer is expected to work closely with other staff to guarantee smooth implementation of Project activities. .

    Duties and responsibilities

  • Under guidance of Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer(SM&EO), participate in development of Project Monitoring tools, data collection procedures and training of project staff on use of data collection tools

  • Responsible for data entry and maintenance of the RMM Project database from intake, Enrolment and follow up

  • Collect, compile and analyze project data for planning and reporting

  • Conduct Regular data quality Assessments, project Implementation

  • Assist the SM&EO in implementing proposed data use and demand strategies amongst staff for improved tracking of project implementation progress

  • Participate in the design and Implementation of all RMM project Assessments

  • To identify, develop document and Disseminate key project learning and best practices to improve project implementation

  • Ensure data access, sharing, storage and back up according to RMM data Management policy

  • Participate in project meetings and ensure minutes are filed

  • Carry out other duties assigned by the Supervisor.


  • Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection (using ODK/Kobocollect) is an added advantage

  • Knowledge in basic data analysis using SPSS, STATA, MS Excel, Epi-info
    and Atlas ti

  • Experience working with extremely vulnerable communities in urban and peri-urban setting.

  • Ability to work both in a team and independently

  • Must be Resident of Arua district

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports

  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum Supervision

  • High Quality interpersonal skills

  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility

    Required Language

  • English fluency with excellent oral and writing skills is required.

  • Knowledge of Kiswahili and any of the widely spoken local languages i.e. Arabic, Kakwa, Lugbara, is a desirable.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Statistics, Quantitative and Economics, business studies, development studies, or related discipline is required.

  • A minimum of 3 years’ field experience in a similar position in development and/or humanitarian context.

    Job Education Requirements

  • Bachelor of Statistics

    Job Experience Requirements

  • 3 years

    Work Hours

  • 8

    Job application procedure

  • Application letter, accompanied with updated Curriculum Vitae indicating 3 work-related referees, plus copies of relevant certificates, should be addressed to :The AVSI Country Representative, AVSI Foundation, P.O.Box 6785, Kampala, Uganda and sent to hr.kampala@avsi.org or hand deliver to, The Human Resource Office, AVSI FOUNDATION, P.O.Box 1383, Plot 16A, and Circular Road, Arua by Friday, 7th February 2020 (5.00 pm), indicating the e-mail subject as ‘Application for Data Officer.


  • Ensure that your application is received and duly registered in the AVSI
    application registration book by a fully identified AVSI staff.

  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply.
    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • AVSI Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and has a functional Child Protection Policy by which all AVSI staff and Associates must abide.

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