Fresher USAID Project Data Assistant Job Opportunities – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Uganda 
Reports to: Strategic
Information Officer
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) was founded in 1965 as a global company dedicated to improving
the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide.
With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages
projects in over 45 countries, including the United States. University Research
Co., LLC (URC) offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and
social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers
to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems.
About USAID Project:
 With the RHITES-N Acholi Project (Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern Uganda – Acholi), USAID will
continue its support of the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) efforts to improve
access to and use of health services in the country’s post-conflict northern
region. RHITES-N Acholi Project activities will build on USAID investments and
national advances to increase access to and use of high-quality integrated
services that accelerate the ability and capacity to respond to the specific
health needs of residents in the Acholi sub-region, leveraging the URC-ASSIST
project successes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
availability of updated data capture and reporting tools at community and
facility for effective tracking of services provided to AGYW.
real time DREAMS documentation, Proper filing and archiving of DREAMS
with District DREAMS focal person and Data clerks to track all service
provision data from the community in DREAMS implementing districts.
timely entry of DREAMS data using the Online system and tablets by peer
facilitators in the UDOTS
inconsistencies in periodic data reports and address data quality issues
identified during periodic data reviews.
timely preparation of reports including weekly DREAMS dashboards to be shared
with USAID, management and staff to facilitate activity planning and
weekly meeting with peer facilitators at both community and facility to ensure
data from their tablets are complete, synchronized and updated in the UDTS
mentorship of peer facilitators on the use of UDOTS offline data entry features
in the absence of internet
data clerks and peer group facilitators to track service layering at both
facility and community
monthly data quality assessments (DQAs) and take part in other DREAMS
evaluations as necessary
any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
 The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in
Statistics, Commerce, humanities and additional training, certificate or
qualification in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) or relevant field;
At least
2 years’ experience in M&E for international donor funded projects,
preferably experience with USAID-funded DREAMS projects;
and experience in DREAMS Initiative, use of UDOTS including data entry and
cleaning, data analysis and reporting
ability to manage time and meet strict deadlines;
proficiency, including use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and a
statistics package (e.g., Stata, SPSS);
interpersonal, teamwork, and mentoring skills;
writing, oral and organizational skills
of working in northern Uganda is an advantage.
Please note:
Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period
without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join the University Research Co., LLC (URC) are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.
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