2 Fresher Data Collection Jobs – Mapping Officers – Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:             Mapping
Officer (2 Fresher Data Collection Jobs)
Organisation: Living Goods
(LG)
Duty Station: Kampala and
Mbale, Uganda
About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of
underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered
in the developing world.  To do this,
Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically
magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’
micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their
health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic
medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.
Job Summary: The Mapping
Officers will be an integral part of the Expansion team. The jobholder will be
reporting the to the Expansion Manager and working closely with the Expansion
Analyst you will be responsible for the initial collection of village/household
information which will inform where Living Goods will operate in the future. There
are two positions available. One will be Kampala based (with potential for
relocation at a later date) and the other based out of the Living Goods office
in Mbale. Both positions require extensive field travel.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
·        
Visit villages in the areas assigned and conduct
interviews
·        
Collect data in the preloaded form on a smart
phone for every village visited
·        
Ensure accuracy of the data collected by
crosschecking errors at all stages of data input to include visits to local
area facilities e.g. health centers to verify distance from village
·        
Travel to mapping areas on a weekly basis with
the possibility of staying up to 4 or 5 days per week in the remote field
·        
Work hand in hand with the expansion manager to
ensure proper mapping of identified areas.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by your
supervisor from time to time including supporting recruitment of CHPs when
needed



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
The ideal candidate should be a university
graduate.
·        
Experience working in the field
·        
Relevant experience in data collection a strong
plus
·        
At least a credit pass in Mathematics and
English at O Level
·        
Excellent communication skills
·        
High degree of honesty and integrity
·        
Ability to cope with unpredictable field
conditions
·        
Familiarity with basic smart phone applications
·        
Fluency in English and at least one or more
local languages with a preference for languages spoken in Eastern Uganda
Compensation:  A competitive salary and benefits package
commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity.
How to Apply:
All Ugandan candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the
web link below.
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