AVSI Data Officer Jobs in Uganda
AVSI Data Officer Jobs in UgandaJob DetailsOrganizational DescriptionAVSI 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.
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:
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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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