Several Data Officer Job Placements – Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI)



Job Title:            Data Officer (DO)
Organization:
  Northern
Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI)  
Duty Station:
   Uganda
Report to:         The Data Officer will be reports to the
Coordinator of  the implementing Unit

About US:
The Northern Uganda
Resilience Initiative (NURI) is one of three engagements under the Uganda Programme
on Sustainable and Inclusive Development of the Economy (UPSIDE), which is a
thematic programme  of the Danish Country
Programme for Uganda 2018
2022, for which a Memorandum of Understanding
(MoU)  has been signed between the
Government of Denmark and the Government of Uganda.
 

Job Summary:   The  Data 
Officer  position  exists 
to  frequently  collect 
agricultural  production  and 
rural  infrastructure data and
entered into databases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The duties will include but not be limited to:
1.      
Manage
the CSA database for the respective implementing partners
2.     
 Support the RI database for the respective
implementing partners
3.     
 Enter agricultural production data into the
CSA Database
4.     
 Enter RI data into the database
5.     
 Documenting and filing the hard copies of the
production data and support the IPs to do so
6.     
Documenting
and filing the hard copies of RI data
7.     
 Carry out simple analysis on production data
collected by the IPs
8.     
Support
NURI baseline and survey data collection 
9.     
 Support capacity building of implementing
partners in data collection
10.  
 Support implementing partners in progress and
annual report writing
11.   
Writing
monthly status reports on M&E activities conducted by the IPs
12.  
Liaise
with the CF M&E Coordinator about data collection with the IPs
13.  
 Any other duties assigned

Expected Outputs: The outputs for the assignment are:
1.      
Up to
date data for agricultural production and marketing collected and entered into
the database.
2.     
 Up to date data for rural infrastructure
entered in to the database
3.     
Baseline
and survey data stored in to the system
4.     
Implementing
partner staff are trained and collect data rightfully and timely
5.     
All the
production data properly recorded & documented and hard copies filed for
future references.
6.     
 Monthly reports based on a format provided by
Coordination Function.
7.     
 Databases are up to date and operational.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • A minimum of a
    university degree in research related field preferably statistics, social
    sciences or IT. 
  • Any other training
    in research, M&E or data management is an added advantage. 
  • Previous experience
    in data collection and management is also essential for the job
    performance.   
  • Good
    report writing skills 
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Power
    Point. 
  • Knowledge of data management software like
    SPSS is essential for the job.
  • Good communication skills, both written and
    oral.
  • Ability to work independently, often under
    pressure to meet deadlines. 
  • Good
    knowledge of the implementation area including the local language for data
    collection purposes.
Education and Experience
·        
A  university 
honors  degree  in  any  of 
the  fields:  Agriculture 
(Crop  Production),  Agricultural 
Rural Innovation, Agricultural Land Use and Management from a recognized
institution; 
·        
  At least 5 years working experience in the
field of agricultural production and agribusiness with local communities in
Uganda using different extension approaches.  
·        
 3 years of experience in Team management is
essential.
·        
 Knowledge 
of  the  Ugandan 
agriculture  sector  with 
relevant  contacts  in  private 
sector,  civil  society organizations, district and relevant
agencies..



How to apply:
 Download and fill the NURI Application for
Employment Form by visiting our link
Click here and email: recruitment@nuri.ag
 

Deadline: 31Otcober, 2019.

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