Several Data Entry Jobs – Data Clerks – Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Job Title:       Data
Organisation: Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Field
Program Coordinator
About US:
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and
development organization that positively contributes towards improving the living
standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict
in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education,
Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the
region for a period of more than 20 years.
About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding
from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees
in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro
district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement
(Hoima District).
Job Summary:  The Data Clerk will mainly enter data that is
used to generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for HIJRA activities in
accordance with UNHCR guidelines and procedures. He/she will actively promote
data quality data standards at all points of service delivery by ensuring the
generation and submission of accurate, timely, valid data to inform on quality
improvement and reporting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Entry of data into the database for asylum seekers and persons
    subject to our mandate implies a review of all information contained in
    the registration form;
  • Ensure Sector Documentation is up-to-date
  • Guide sector documentation and filing
  • Assist in data collection and monitoring for all sectors
  • Receive and review raw data on the different program activities on a
    daily basis
  • In charge of receiving and dealing with enquiries and requests
    relating to data needs
  • The incumbent also maintains the highest standards of data quality
    by comparing the data entered with source documents, or re-enters verified
  • Responsible for data entry in a timely and accurate manner into the
    information system and assists in the compilation of statistical
    information for reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA Data Clerk job opportunity
    must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science/ Information
  • Specialized training in data management, analysis and interpretation
    is an added advantage
  • At least two years working experience in data management/similar job
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of common Statistical analysis
    and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of computer data input equipment
    and error resolution in data entry
  • Ability to work effectively in difficult situations
  • Commitment to refugees, flexibility and ability to work in a
    multicultural environment.
  • Experience with the handling of confidential data and understanding
    of different methods of data collection
  • Previous experience with the UN in general and knowledge of UNHCR
    operations is an asset.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send an application letter and Curriculum
Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees including your
current/most recent employer.
Application should
be addressed to the:
Country Program
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke.
The subject line should read: “Data Clerk.”
NB: Please
note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the
Deadline: 29th June 2018
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