2 Fresher A' level Data Assistant – Jinja NGO Jobs - mothers2mothers (m2m)

Organization: mothers2mothers (m2m)
Project Name: USAID-funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: M&E Officer

About US:
mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organization based in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. Since its inception, m2m has reached more than one million mothers in seven countries. Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in the United Nations’ Global Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive.

About USAID BETTER OUTCOMES Project:
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) is implementing the five- year USAID funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. The goal of the project is to improve the wellbeing of children and youth orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV and other adversities in Eastern and Northern Uganda. BETTER OUTCOMES is implemented by a consortium of five partners, namely: WEI/B as the prime partner; Mercy Corps, Uganda Women’s Efforts to Save Orphans (UWESO), Youth Alive, Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV) and m2m; each responsible for specific technical aspects of the project. The project is being implemented in 20 districts of Eastern and Northern Uganda.

Job Summary: The Data Assistant will be responsible for ensuring timely collection, entry, processing, documentation and dissemination of all data and information relevant to Project and AMELP reporting. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensure Timely collection of Data from the Field:
·         Compile and share data collection and entry timelines to all data collectors
·         Follow-up with data collectors on all pending data requirements
·         Support field data collection exercises whenever necessary.
Check for completeness and reliability of data before entry into the database
·         Prepare, compile and sort filled forms for data entry.
·         Check source documents/ filled forms for accuracy and completeness.
·         Obtain further information for incomplete documents and update data whenever necessary.
Ensure Timely Data entry into the database:
·         Accurately enter data from source documents/ forms into Database.
·         Keenly analyse any data entry errors and report to immediate supervisor/ responsible person for correction. 
Check for completeness of entered data against the physical data on forms/ tools:
·         Check completed work/ entered data for accuracy
·         File/ store entered forms in designated locations.
·         Update and maintain a record of activities/ tasks undertaken.
·         Respond to requests for information and access relevant files
·         Comply with data integrity and security policies e.g. confidentiality.
·         Support data quality assessment exercise
Perform elementary data analysis to inform service delivery:
·         Perform elementary analysis to identify outliers in the database and inform responsible person for corrective action.
·         Develop and share monthly Data fact sheets for any data that may be required to inform service delivery at operational level.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant for the m2m USAID Project Data Assistant job placement should preferably hold an A’ level certificate
·         Evidence of Additional hands on training, coaching and mentorship in Monitoring and Evaluation
·         One year of experience on development projects where research and data analysis skills have been applied;
·         At least six months of experience in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation
·         Familiarity with management of information systems, and use of electronic databases; 
·         Good working knowledge of major databases and analytical programs including MS access, MS excel, STATA, SPSS and Epi Data.
·         Strong skills in teamwork and networking;
·         Good verbal communication and writing skills;
·         Ability to work in a challenging environment
·         Fluent in oral and written English and excellent writing skills.

How to Apply:
All those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send their applications online at the link below


Deadline: 29th October 2017

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