FHI 360 Data Assistant Jobs in Uganda

FHI 360 Data Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

  • Provides technical and administrative support to assist with technical and administrative duties.

  • Handles special projects and executes research and data analysis tasks.

  • Analyzes problems, determines approach, compiles and analyzes data and prepares reports and recommendations. Coordinates activities between departments and external parties. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Support data management, entry, aggregation and validation of data and generation of daily, weekly and monthly reports for maternity and nutrition services in selected project supported facilities

  • Promote quality data standards at points of service delivery by ensuring the generation and submission of accurate, timely, valid data to inform on quality improvement and reporting.

  • S/he will work closely with the health Informatics team and respective directorates to compile weekly, monthly and quarterly facility HMIS reports.

  • Perform data entry to DH1S2 and project data management systems

  • The incumbent will analyze and present performance data for key program indicators to inform decision making at program level, facility level and participate in data cleaning and DQA activities.

  • Participate in the development and maintain project databases to capture relevant data on key indicators

  • Participate in writing regular, timely progress reports of activities and results for USAID and other stakeholders

  • Conduct rigorous annual data quality assessments on all project indicators, and write up and disseminate results

  • Provide periodic and adhoc data as requested by MEL Director, including data calls.

    Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • A minimum of a degree in either Statistics, IT, Social Sciences, basic sciences or a related field.

  • A minimum of two years of experience in handling, collecting, and managing numerical data in the areas of MNCH and/or Nutrition

    Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Working knowledge of departmental objectives to provide administrative and technical support.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and provide corrective action.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite is

  • Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of moderate scope that require analysis of data and various factors.

  • Exercises judgment within defined policies and procedures to execute duties and responsibilities.

  • Decisions made generally affect own job or specific functional area.

    Supervision Given/Received:

  • Has no supervisory responsibility.

  • Receives instruction on new assignments.

  • Typically reports to a Manager.


  • Typically requires 2-4 years of administrative and technical support experience.

  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.

  • Related prior work experience preferred.

    Typical Physical Demands

  • Typical office environment.

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

    Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Data Assistant Jobs in Uganda

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