Fresher Data Management Officer NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:         Data Management Officer
Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection
About US:
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and
livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and
gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80
years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in
the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over
1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are
returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect
women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe
environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small
businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will facilitate and/or dispatch
data collection for the Protection and Community services programme and support
the M&E officer for data collection methodology, data processing and data
analysis. Ensure responses to report requests from the Protection team. Act as
a local lead in compiling and calculating statistics. Train local staff and/or
organize training in data management best practices. Liaise with headquarters
on new reporting requirements and procedures.
Ensure that relevant data elements are collected
in a standardized manner and generate statistic through the use of statistic software
(SPSS, STATA etc…). Conduct data collection audits in order to ensure that no
unnecessary data collection is occurring and to ensure that all necessary data
is being captured.
The jobholder will also record explicit data
audit trails and metadata elements when calculating statistics, such that data
sources, data quality and the methods of calculation are systematically kept.
Develop new data collection and data analysis tools, including efficient data
capturing forms. Manage the registration database, oversee data input and
reporting in close collaboration with other officers and managers (M&E,
protection, community services, etc.). Create and maintain databases and
spreadsheets that meet programme requirements. Convert, import and export data
from systems as required.
The Data Management Officer will manage, support
and coach Data entry assistants
Coordinate the activities of the BBTT team
through close supervision, follow up and daily meetings
Coordinate closely with the M&E Officer,
Protection Manager and Community Service Manager and other internal and
external stakeholders to make sure the programme team is provided with updated
quantitative data and statistics;
Act as a focal point for receiving and following
up on overall statistics and data for the programme and  ensure quality and relevance of the programme
Develop and improve a database according to
identified needs from the programme team
Support the M&E Officer for field data
collection (quantitative)
Handle all admin and finance matters related to
the data entry team;
Regularly monitor and evaluate the work of the
data entry team
Perform any other duties, as needed or requested
by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidates for the IRC Data Management
Officer job vacancy should hold a University Degree in computer science,
statistics, economics or a related field.
At least two years’ experience in data
management, statistics, analysis, information technology and administration
Strong management and organizational skills.
Excellent time management skills and ability to
meet deadlines.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as
part of a team, as well as independently.
Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and
diverse environment.
Must be computer literate (Microsoft Word,
Excel, STATA, SPSS).
Language Skills:  Excellent drafting and oral communication
skills in English.
IRC Standards for Professional Conduct:
Integrity, Service, and Accountability. 
In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies
on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti
Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
NB: Female are strongly
encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online by
clicking on link below.
Deadline: 1st November,
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