AVSI Foundation Data Officer Jobs in Uganda
AVSI Foundation Data Officer Jobs in Uganda
Job PurposeAVSI is seeking to recruit suitably qualified personnel for the position Data Officer, to contribute to the implementation of the “Skilling in Agripreneurship for increased Youth Employment” – SAY project.
Under the direct supervision of the Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning Manager (based in Kampala), the Data Officer will be responsible for implementation of designated tasks contained in the SAY’s Data Management Strategy. Ideal candidate shall carry out the following duties and responsibilities.
Support the MEAL Manager in the establishment of offline and online (on
Kobo and ActivityInfo platforms) databases to capture all programming (process) and monitoring data
In liaison with the MEAL Manager, support the development of data collection tools in line with Data Management best practices.
Conduct timely data quality assurance to ensure completeness, credibility and validity
Support project staff in analysis of project qualitative and quantitative data in MS Excel and SPSS to aid inference of achieved results
Support MEAL Officer in planning and collection of project data.
Spearhead the upload and transfer of project data in Aidstream (for IATI reporting), Kobo Toolbox and ActivityInfo
Support the MEAL Manager in keeping inventory of and maintenance of data collection equipment.
Support the project staff in establishment and maintenance of project archive.
Prepare data summary sheets for key performance indicators to inform progress on quarterly indicators and aid compilation of quarterly IATI reports.
Provide training and other technical support services based on the needs of the project staff and partners in data management.
Together with the team provide continuous mentorship and coaching to partner Data management teams.
Represent and profile the project, its objectives and results, in publications and presentations
Coordinate closely with the team others to ensure that other trainings are synchronized and adds value.
Proactively engage in strategic thinking on how to make the program succeed.
The ideal candidate must hold a diploma or degree in Statistics, Information Technology or related field.
in use of statistical and geographical information system packages and online applications Kobo and other ODK platforms will be an added advantage
At least 2 years of professional experience in the field of organizational/project data management
Experience in monitoring and evaluation of performance of business units and/or regional/local or community socio-economic development projects is desirable.
Experience in training, teaching or mentoring role
Resourcefulness, strategic thinking, creative problem solving and basic financial management skills
Good team player with excellent inter-personal and communication skills
Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, internet)
Excellent communication, including written and presentation skills.
Ability to work under pressure and to make accurate decisions.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills – innovative thinker;
Experience working with refugees and refugee hosting communities is desirable.
Excellent planning and organization skills
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning skills and experience
Proven proposal writing experience is an asset
Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
English fluency with excellent oral and writing skills is required. Knowledge of any other local languages is of added value.
How to Apply
Application letters, accompanied with updated Curriculum Vitae indicating 3 workrelated 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 by Thursday, 31st January, 2021 (5.00 pm), indicating the e-mail subject as ‘Application for Data Officer- Kampala.
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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