Several Fresher Data Officer NGO Job Opportunities – AVSI Foundation

 

Job Title:    Data Officer (Fresher
Diploma NGO Jobs)

Organisation: AVSI
Foundation

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Monitoring,
Evaluation Accountability and Learning Manager

 

About US:

AVSI is an
international NGO with headquarters in Italy. AVSI has been active in Uganda
since 1984. It’s current activities are focused on the areas of Education,
Health, Livelihoods, Protection, Nutrition, Emergency programs in Uganda.

 

About SAY Project:

AVSI is implementing
a 4 Years project – Till end of 2024 funded by the Embasys of the Kingdome of
Netherlands titled “Skilling in Agripreneurship for increased Youth Employment”
– SAY project.

 

Job Summary:  AVSI is seeking to recruit suitably qualified
personnel for the position Data Officer, to contribute to the implementation of
the “Skilling in Agripreneurship for increased Youth Employment” – SAY
project. Under the direct supervision of the Monitoring, Evaluation
Accountability and Learning Manager (based in Kampala), the Data Officer will
be responsible for implementation of designated tasks contained in the SAY’s
Data Management Strategy. Ideal candidate shall carry out the following duties
and responsibilities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
the MEAL Manager in the establishment of offline and online (on Kobo and
ActivityInfo platforms) databases to capture all programming (process) and
monitoring data

·       
In
liaison with the MEAL Manager, support the development of data collection tools
in line with Data Management best practices.

·       
Conduct
timely data quality assurance to ensure completeness, credibility and validity

·       
Support
project staff in analysis of project qualitative and quantitative data in MS
Excel and SPSS to aid inference of achieved results

·       
Support
MEAL Officer in planning and collection of project data.

·       
Spearhead
the upload and transfer of project data in Aidstream (for IATI reporting), Kobo
Toolbox and ActivityInfo

·       
Support
the MEAL Manager in keeping inventory of and maintenance of data collection
equipment.

·       
Support
the project staff in establishment and maintenance of project archive.

·       
Prepare
data summary sheets for key performance indicators to inform progress on
quarterly indicators and aid compilation of quarterly IATI reports.

·       
Provide
training and other technical support services based on the needs of the project
staff and partners in data management.

·       
Together
with the team provide continuous mentorship and coaching to partner Data
management teams.

·       
Represent
and profile the project, its objectives and results, in publications and
presentations

·       
Coordinate
closely with the team others to ensure that other trainings are synchronized
and adds value.

·       
Proactively
engage in strategic thinking on how to make the program succeed.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the AVSI Foundation Data Officer job must hold a  diploma or degree in Statistics, Information
Technology or related field.

·       
At least
two years of professional experience in the field of organizational/project
data management

·       
Competence
in use of statistical and geographical information system packages and online
applications Kobo and other ODK platforms will be an added advantage

·       
Experience
in monitoring and evaluation of performance of business units and/or
regional/local or community socio-economic development projects is desirable.

·       
Experience
in training, teaching or mentoring role

·       
Resourcefulness,
strategic thinking, creative problem solving and basic financial management
skills

·       
Good
team player with excellent inter-personal and communication skills

·       
Excellent
computer skills (MS Word, Excel, internet)

·       
Excellent
communication, including written and presentation skills.

·       
Ability
to work under pressure and to make accurate decisions.

·       
Excellent
analytical and organizational skills – innovative thinker;

·       
Experience
working with refugees and refugee hosting communities is desirable.

·       
Excellent
planning and organization skills

·       
Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning skills and experience

·       
Proven
proposal writing experience is an asset

·       
Cultural
sensitivity, patience and flexibility

·       
Required
Language: English fluency with excellent oral and writing skills is required.
Knowledge of any other local languages is of added value.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to 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
indicating the e-mail subject as ‘Application for Data Officer- Kampala.’

 

Deadline: 31st January 2021 by 5:00 pm

 

NB:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. AVSI Foundation is an equal
opportunities employer and has a functional Child Protection Policy by which
all AVSI staff and Associates must abide.

 

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