Several Fresher Data Officer Job Opportunities – AVSI Foundation

Job Title:       Data
Officer (Fresher Jobs)
Organization: AVSI
Foundation
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Monitoring &Evaluation Officer
About US:
AVSI is an
international NGO with headquarters in Italy, which has been active in Uganda
since 1984. Its current activities are focused in the areas of education,
health, livelihoods, and protection, nutrition and refugee programs in Uganda.
About Project:
AVSI is leading a
consortium comprising of AVSI Foundation, Arua Municipal council and Uganda Bureau
of Statistics (UBOS) to implement the RMM project in Arua District. The overall
goal of the project is to strengthen the structural and institutional
mechanisms for reception, management and integration of involuntary migrants in
Arua Municipal Council.
Job Summary:   The
Data Officer will oversee collection, management and analysis of data at field
Level in adherence with RMM MEAL Plan. The Data officer is expected to work
closely with other staff to guarantee smooth implementation of Project
activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Under
guidance of Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (SM&EO), participate
in development of Project Monitoring tools, data collection procedures and
training of project staff on use of data collection tools
·       
Responsible
for data entry and maintenance of the RMM Project database from intake,
Enrolment and follow up
·       
Collect,
compile and analyze project data for planning and reporting
·       
Conduct
Regular data quality Assessments, project Implementation
·       
Assist
the SM&EO in implementing proposed data use and demand strategies amongst
staff for improved tracking of project implementation progress
·       
Participate
in the design and Implementation of all RMM project Assessments
·       
To
identify, develop document and Disseminate key project learning and best
practices to improve project implementation
·       
Ensure
data access , sharing, storage and back up according to RMM data Management
policy
·       
Participate
in project meetings and ensure minutes are filed
·       
Carry
out other duties assigned by the Supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the AVSI Foundation Data Officer should hold a Bachelor of Statistics,
Quantitative and Economics, business studies, development studies, or related
discipline is required.
·       
At least
three years’ field experience in a similar position in development and/or
humanitarian context.
·       
Prior
use of computers or other digital devices for data collection(using
ODK/Kobocollect) is an added advantage
·       
Knowledge
in basic data analysis using SPSS,STATA,MS Excel, Epi-info and Atlas ti
·       
Experience
working with extremely vulnerable communities in urban and peri-urban setting.
·       
Ability
to work both in a team and independently
·       
Must be
Resident of Arua district
·       
Strong
written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports
·       
Ability
to work under pressure with minimum Supervision
·       
High
Quality interpersonal skills
·       
Cultural
sensitivity, patience and flexibility
·       
Required
Language: English fluency with excellent oral and writing skills is required.
Knowledge of Kiswahili and any of the widely spoken local languages i.e.
Arabic, Kakwa, Lugbara, is a desirable.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their application letters, accompanied with updated Curriculum
Vitae indicating 3 work-related referees, plus copies of relevant certificates,
should be addressed to: The AVSI Country Representative, AVSI Foundation, P.O. Box
6785, Kampala, Uganda and sent to hr.kampala@avsi.org or hand deliver to, The
Human Resource Office, AVSI FOUNDATION, P.O. Box 1383, Plot 16A, and Circular
Road, Arua
Please kindly
indicate the e-mail subject as “Application for Data Officer.”
NB: Ensure that your
application is received and duly registered in the AVSI application
registration book by a fully identified AVSI staff. Female applicants are
encouraged to apply.
Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: Friday, 7th February 2020 by 5.00 pm
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