Several No Experience Data Collection Jobs – SenseMaker Data Facilitators at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organisation: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
Farmer to Farmer
About US:
Catholic Relief Services is an international non-profit organization
whose commitment by the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and
vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and
operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all
faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to
serving those in need.

About Project:
CRS is implementing F2F in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia and
has reached over 28,050 direct beneficiaries in year four out of five. Over
this period, country project managers have increasingly recognized the
complexity of their projects and of assessing change using conventional
monitoring and evaluation approaches. Thus, the CRS F2F plans to assess progress
with the project objectives, community livelihoods strategies, and outcomes
using the SenseMaker Methodology. SenseMaker combines the advantages of a
qualitative database of self-signified stories with the value of large-scale
statistical analysis, which enables the exploration of patterns and agency-wide
metrics. This is crucial to support learning processes that contribute to
innovation, and better project and program performance. SenseMaker also gives a
voice to project participants at scale, which is proving to be very important
for internal and external influence processes.
Job Summary: The SenseMaker
Data Facilitators will be responsible for gaining good understanding of
SenseMaker’s analytical framework and signification tool. They will then
collect and submit accurate narratives in 20 days using SenseMaker tools from
F2F and other CRS Uganda projects. They will be responsible for accuracy and
validity of the data collected and ensuring that it is submitted online at
least once per day.
Key Duties and
  • Attend 5 days’ SenseMaker training
  • Gain more insight on the use of SenseMaker
    as a tool to further understanding, planning, and measurement of
  • Attend 2 days’ pretest of sense maker tool
  • Actively participate actively in reviewing
    sense maker signification framework
  • Contact and coordinate with host staffs to
    reach beneficiaries
  • Collect accurate narratives keying them
    into iPads
  • Connect iPad at least once per day for
    data syncing
  • Ensure Ipad is safe and charged
  • Field data collection for F2F and other
    CRS Uganda project beneficiaries using Sensemaker tools for analysis
  • F2F and CRS Uganda beneficiaries’
    collected data submitted online

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the SenseMaker Data
    Facilitator job opportunities should hold a University Degree. Preference
    will be given to those pursuing post graduate studies
  • Good computer skills especially MS word
  • Previous experience with digital data
    collection is desired
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • The applicant can deliver assigned work
    within deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Accurate
  • Self-motivated
  • Confidentiality
  • Comfortable working in a close-knit, team
    environment where attitude and work ethic matter
  • Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS
    Serve with Integrity, Model Stewardship,  Cultivate Constructive Relationships,
    Promote Learning
  • Age: Above 25 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter, updated CV, testimonials and three work references (names and contact
information only) to or submit hard copy to Catholic
Relief Services, Plot 577, Block 15, Nsambya Road, P.O. Box: 30086 Kampala.
Deadline: 28th August
2017 by 5:00pm.

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