3 Documentation Officer Job Vacancies – Refugee Law Project (RLP)

Job Title:           Documentation
Officer (3 Positions)
Organisation:  Refugee
Law Project (RLP)
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:        Field
Office Coordinators
About US:
The
Refugee Law Project (RLP) is an outreach project of the School of Law, Makerere
University. Our Mission is to empower asylum seekers, refugees, deportees, IDPs
and host communities to enjoy their human rights and lead dignified lives. The
Refugee Law Project has a wide physical presence with offices in Kampala, Hoima,
Mbarara, Gulu, Kitgum, Nakivale, Kyangwali, Kiryandongo, Lamwo, Adjumani, Maaji
II, Bidibidi (Yumbe), Palorinya (Moyo) and Arua.
              
Job Summary:  The
Documentation Officer will work closely with Project Officers and Assistants in
the collection, storage and analysis of data arising from providing direct
support to clients undergoing physical and psychological rehabilitation.
Specifically, s/he will oversee management of hard and soft-copy data related
to all stages of client interventions in line with the Screen-Refer-Support-Document
methodology, to maximise usage of data collected for project monitoring
purposes, as well as wider research purposes.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Support
the Project Manager in managing online databases related to screening,
profiling and testimony documentation
·        
Ensure
systematic storage, cataloguing and retrieval of documents related to the SRSD process
·        
Ensure
real-time analysis of screening database
·        
Support
and actively engage in data collection through interview, case history,
testimonies, success stories;
·        
Provide
basic data analysis as and when required to inform programming and client’s
·        
support
·        
Oversee
update and management of clients’ databases in respective field offices
·        
Identify
issues arising in client documentation and coordinate with Project Officer and
Field Officer Coordinator for timely responses
·        
Manage
the hard and electronic materials & tools necessary to support the
documentation process
·        
Support
Project Manager in fundraising initiatives by providing timely and accurate
·        
information
on statistics, case studies and success stories
·        
Support
Project Manager in research projects and programmes and context/situational
·        
analysis
·        
Organise
periodic trainings on data management for staff and support groups
·        
Participate
in training and mentorship programmes in and around the project area
·        
Facilitate
special sessions on documentation during induction of new staff, and ongoing support
to staff documenting English for Adult classes, prisons and police visits.
·        
Ensure
that documentation dissemination activities are well coordinated



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
Technical
expertise regarding data management best practices
·        
Strong
analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate
significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
·        
Demonstrated
experience in social research field-work involving a range of data-collection techniques
·        
Bachelors
in Economics, Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Information Management
or Statistics and training in Social Sciences
·        
Minimum
of three (3) years’ proven working experience as a researcher and/or social
data analyst in busy organisation with high volumes of data/ information
·        
Experience
with Tableau or other data visualization software
·        
Excellent
written and spoken English and presentation skills
·        
Knowledge
of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel,
SPSS, SAS)
·        
Proficiency
in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint; experience
with MS Project
·        
Proficiency
with SQL commands, relational and dimensional database constructs
·        
Experience
with GIS software and geo-mapping
·        
Strong
interpersonal and critical thinking skills
·        
Excellent
organization, attention to detail, and ability to appropriately prioritize
competing tasks
·        
Effective
and efficient time management skills
·        
Proven
ability to work in a dynamic team environment with minimal supervision, anticipating
needs and requests;
·        
Self-motivated,
versatile and adaptable to different cultures and people.
How to Apply:
For all positions listed, please submit an application cover-letter and
up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, as well as links to any publications you wish us
to consider. Copies of academic credentials are NOT required at this stage.
Applications
should be sent by email addressed to the Human Resources Officer at
recruitment@refugeelawproject.org
with the title of the position applied for in the subject-line.
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates must be in a position to
cover their own travel expenses to interview.
Hand
copy applications will be accepted for the position of COMMUNITY MOBILISER
Only.
Refugee
Law Project is a human-rights based organization with strong
Anti-Discrimination policies.
We
encourage refugees to apply
Deadline: By 11.59pm on Friday 1st November 2019
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