2 Fresher A’ level Data Assistant – Jinja NGO Jobs – mothers2mothers (m2m)

mothers2mothers (m2m)
Project Name: USAID-funded
BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: M&E Officer
About US:
mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organization
based in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to
pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child
transmission. Since its inception, m2m has reached more than one million
mothers in seven countries. Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in
the United Nations’ Global Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections
among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive.
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) is implementing the five- year
USAID funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern
Uganda. The goal of the project is to improve the wellbeing of children and
youth orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV and other adversities in Eastern and
Northern Uganda. BETTER OUTCOMES is implemented by a consortium of five
partners, namely: WEI/B as the prime partner; Mercy Corps, Uganda Women’s
Efforts to Save Orphans (UWESO), Youth Alive, Friends of Christ Revival
(FOC-REV) and m2m; each responsible for specific technical aspects of the project.
The project is being implemented in 20 districts of Eastern and Northern
Job Summary: The Data
Assistant will be responsible for ensuring timely collection, entry,
processing, documentation and dissemination of all data and information
relevant to Project and AMELP reporting. 
Key Duties and
Ensure Timely collection of Data from the Field:
Compile and share data collection and entry
timelines to all data collectors
Follow-up with data collectors on all pending
data requirements
Support field data collection exercises whenever
Check for completeness and reliability of data before entry into the
Prepare, compile and sort filled forms for data
Check source documents/ filled forms for
accuracy and completeness.
Obtain further information for incomplete
documents and update data whenever necessary.
Ensure Timely Data entry into the database:
Accurately enter data from source documents/
forms into Database.
Keenly analyse any data entry errors and report
to immediate supervisor/ responsible person for correction. 
Check for completeness of entered data against the physical data on
forms/ tools:
Check completed work/ entered data for accuracy
File/ store entered forms in designated
Update and maintain a record of activities/
tasks undertaken.
Respond to requests for information and access
relevant files
Comply with data integrity and security policies
e.g. confidentiality.
Support data quality assessment exercise
Perform elementary data analysis to inform service delivery:
Perform elementary analysis to identify outliers
in the database and inform responsible person for corrective action.
Develop and share monthly Data fact sheets for
any data that may be required to inform service delivery at operational level.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the m2m USAID Project Data
Assistant job placement should preferably hold an A’ level certificate
Evidence of Additional hands on training,
coaching and mentorship in Monitoring and Evaluation
One year of experience on development projects
where research and data analysis skills have been applied;
At least six months of experience in the field
of Monitoring and Evaluation
Familiarity with management of information
systems, and use of electronic databases; 
Good working knowledge of major databases and
analytical programs including MS access, MS excel, STATA, SPSS and Epi Data.
Strong skills in teamwork and networking;
Good verbal communication and writing skills;
Ability to work in a challenging environment
Fluent in oral and written English and excellent
writing skills.
How to Apply:
All those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send
their applications online at the link below
Deadline: 29th
October 2017
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