4 Fresher Data Clerk US NGO Jobs – Food for the Hungry (FH)

Organization: Food for the Hungry (FH)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development
organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently
operating programs in 26 countries including Canada, Switzerland, Sweden,
United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to human
suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. In Uganda, FH is
operational in the communities ofAdjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale,
Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of
Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk
Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.
Job Summary: The Data Clerks will be capturing information into all
register at the health facilities and in the computer databases for effective
record keeping. Daily responsibilities include: Organizing files, collecting
data from client to the to be entered into the computer.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Enter data and update all registers in ensuring that they are completely
fill with all indicators; INR, MCHN, TSFP, HMIS 105 and other primary data
collection tools.
Maintains data entry requirements by following project’s data management
techniques and procedures.
Verifies data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or re-entering data;
combining data from multiple sources when needed; purging files to eliminate
duplication of data.
Enters new and updated information in a timely manner, in alignment with
the schedule determined by the facility team leader and Monitoring, Evaluation,
Accountability and Learning officer.
Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting
information; establishing entry priorities.
Processes and validates source documents by reviewing data for
completeness and accuracy; resolving inconsistencies by using standard
procedures or returning incomplete documents to the facility team leader and
Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Officer for resolution.
Work with facility team leader draw a plan and Inform families about
planned nutrition activities.
Work with other Community Nutrition Workers to plan and conduct monthly
growth monitoring activities.
Make home visits to follow up sick and malnourished children for proper
documentation and also collect data for example records on sick and
malnourished children identified in growth monitoring and mother.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in: Statistics,
Biostatistics, Quantitative Economics, Education, Social work, Health,
Nutrition, or any other approved field of study from a recognized university.
Training in Monitoring and Evaluation, records management is an added
A minimum of two (2) years’ practical field experience working with
complex data entries, Participation in surveys and project evaluation
Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential.
Knowledge of the local language (Acholi/Luo) is a MUST.
Track record in conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection
Experience in household based baseline survey or research exercises,
Excellent and demonstrated understanding of ethical issues in research,
including gender issues
Strong quantitative data entry and analysis skills and experience in
using statistical analysis software
Good computer skills with knowledge in using Tablets and proven
documentation skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, both verbal and
non-verbal, ability to interpret sponsor written documents
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only
electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV,
contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates,
names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email to:
Deadline:   10th December
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