Fresher Data Jobs – Information Management Assistant (Water Trucking) – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: WASH
Team Leader (Water Trucking)
About US:
The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary:  The Information Management Assistant will be
responsible for the day to day compilation of data collected by the WASH
Officers (water trucking), entry into data base, analysis and storage of
information. The main purpose of this position is to improve basic water supply
standard by trucking across the settlements to meet target indicators. The
purpose of this position is to assist in analysis of indicator results, and in
providing feedback to project management indicating where project activities
and interventions meeting or exceeding the expected outputs, outcomes and
impact on program beneficiaries in Rhino, Imvepi and Omugo refugee settlements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Liaise with WASH Officers (Water Trucking) and WASH Assistants
    (Water Trucking) to ensure that the required data is entered in the
    database, and stored
  • Manage monitoring database for aggregation of monitoring data
  • Perform quality assurance functions during data collection, entry
    and storage
  • Take part in development of project M&E plans with close
    collaboration with WASH Team Leader (Water Trucking) and the Water
    Trucking Manager.
  • Take part in development and review of data collection tools
  • Develop relationship with field staff and TOTs
  • Actively coordinate with DRC M&E staff sectors and other
  • Actively participate in the regular sector meetings
  • Assist in the preparation of Monitoring & Evaluation reports.
  • Support WASH (Water Trucking) staff in documentation of lessons
    learnt, and promising best practices
  • Take part in/conduct workshops and training within
  • Assist in providing M&E training to staff as necessary.
  • Create core activity files for data entry
  • Ensure timely and effectively enter all vital data on the data base.
  • Process data for utilization
  • Ensure effective use and management of computer accessories.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Information
    Management Assistant (Water Trucking) job placement must hold a Degree in
    statistics, quantitative economics, computer science or Information and
    Communication Technology (ICT)
  • One year of work experience in similar position.
  • Excellent knowledge in modern data processing and management packages
    (SPSS, STATA).
  • Experience with assessment, research, including data collection and
    data management.
  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Possess strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, and have experience using
    database and data analysis software.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills in English.
  • Respect strict confidentiality of the data.
  • Experience in entering and processing large data
  • Experience in computer soft and hard ware applications
  • Proven commitment to accountable practices
  • Knowledge in Internet operation
  • Knowledge of working in challenging environments.
  • Proven ability to manage large varied workloads and deal
    constructively with stress and long hours of work.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work under
    minimum supervision.
  • Proactive, stable and robust character and a good team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish
    effective working relations at all levels.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with the
following documents to the E-mail address below;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you
    explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the
    qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3
    pages). The CV should include information about your qualification,
    relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3
    relevant references.
E-mail your cover
letter, updated CV and academic credentials to:
Deadline: 25th June 2018 by 5:00 PM
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