12 July 2017

4 Fresher Data Clerk NGO Job Opportunities - Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Organisation: Action Against Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Action Against Hunger (ACF) is an International Humanitarian NGO which has been in existence for over thirty years. ACF has been implementing Food Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in the Lango, Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja regions of Northern Uganda.

Job Summary: The Data Clerk will support specific projects to have quality project information by collecting, entering, cleaning and analyzing project information at regular intervals. He/she will also track progress of key indicators and provide timely report to the Program manager and the M&E officer.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Support Data Collection and Enter Data:
  • On daily basis, enter nutritional data and beneficiary lists into databases if needed.
  • Input the data taken from questionnaires in a similar format.
  • Ensure all project beneficiary databases are captured.
  • Ensure the quality of data entered through thorough cleaning.
  • Determine the time needed for data entry and keep the immediate supervisor informed of its progress
  • Occasionally he/she will be required to participate in the field data collection and report to the immediate supervisor. 
Analyse the data:
  • The jobholder will also derive an elaborative statistical tables especially using excel pivot, excel analyser, NVIVO, Access and Publisher.
  • Sort and cross the data by verifying the data submitted from the field staff for any error before submission to the project team and the M&E officers.
  • Detect missing or redundant data and propose improvements and clean the entered data if required.
  • Prepare weekly trend analysis of project progress.
File the data:
  • File and archive the questionnaires in hard/paper copy and computer soft/electronic copy of data collected.
  • Code the beneficiary names and lists
  • Save the data entries regularly as well as the statistical results.
  • Ensure all beneficiary and other databases are backed up in one centralised location with the M&E officer.
Reporting and Documentation:
  • Transmit the computerised data to the monitoring and evaluation officer.
  • Check the quality of the data to be entered and report problems encountered.
  • Focus attention to details of previous statistical reports and pause queries to field officers where necessary for immediate corrections. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Action Against Hunger (ACF) Data Clerk job placement should hold a Diploma in secretarial studies, Information Technology, Biostatistics, Records Management or related disciplines.
  • One year of field experience in a busy organisational setting.
  • Possess advanced computer skills in Microsoft Suites (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, Power point)
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Advanced Excel, Access, Nvivo, SPSS.
  • Experience in data entry is highly desirable.
  • Precision and exactitude.
  • Rigour and autonomy.
  • Organizing capacity coupled with good organisational communication skills
  • Attention to detail, flexibility and team working skills.
  • Good knowledge of English and local languages in West Nile
  • Ability keep confidential of information received
  • Ability and willingness to ride motorbikes is requirement

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications which should include ONLY a cover letter, CV (not more than 4 pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contract. For email applications please note that attached documents should not be larger than 2MBs. All documents should be zipped in one folder. Any email larger than 2MBS will not be considered. Please send your email application to: recruitment.ug@acf-international.org mentioning “Data Clerk and one of these locations (Kiryadongo, Adjumani, Yumbe & Imvepi)” in the subject line.

Deadline: 14th July 2017

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