Samaritan's Purse Data Quality Assurance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Samaritan's Purse Data Quality Assurance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Samaritan’s Purse’s (SP) food assistance programs, funded by the World Food Programme (WFP), distributes monthly rations to all households and individuals in three woredas in North-Western Zone and Mekelle town of Tigray.

In direct support of the GFD Food Program Manager the Data Quality Assurance Officer is responsible for creating a beneficiary registration database and overseeing the data entry of Data Registration Assistants of household information on to the database and generating overall reports on the General Food Distribution Samaritan's Purse conducts in Mekelle town.

Job Requirements

  • Develop a beneficiary registration database of all households’ information collected at the distribution site according to Samaritan’s Purse and WFP’s key indicators

  • Analyze the database for households’ registered twice and inform the GFD Coordinator of the woreda for their attention

  • Ensure that the Data Registration Assistants are entering the household information according to the agreed format

  • Anticipate problems and troubleshoot solutions to ensure the analysis is comprehensive

  • Submit analysis reports to GFD Program Manager according to the agreed schedule in collaboration with the Program Manager

  • Liaise with WFP Data Programme Officers to ensure the database is meeting WFP’s data registration needs

  • Assist on administrative works and attend meetings representing Samaritan's Purse.

  • Performing all other tasks and responsibilities as requested by the GFD Program Manager with a generous and serving spirit

    Education / Experience Needed

  • Degree from university preferred in Business Administration, Management, Information Technology. Minimum two years work experience with NGO’s or United Nations.


    • Fluency in Amharic and Tigriyan is required; working knowledge of English required.

    Skills Required

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be willing to abide by
    Samaritan’s Purse’s code of conduct and understand the principals of Samaritan’s Purse’s statement of faith, as well as be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Attention to detail, anticipation and follow up are core values of the job function while maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality regarding contracts and salaries.

  • Possesses strong organizational and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be a self-starter and internally driven to success and hard work.

  • Possesses strong cross-cultural communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Must be a humble team player.

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable, taking on additional responsibilities as needed.

  • Knowledge of computer systems and its applications such as Outlook, Word, and Excel including formulas/formatting.

  • Must have analytical and report writing skills.

  • High level of integrity and stewardship.

  • Committed to the SP values and ethics.

  • Above average mathematic skills

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants can send only updated CV and application letter to no later than January 9,2023 . Please write the position title you are applying for in the email subject line, '"Data Quality Assurance Officer"

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