Data Quality and Capture Officer NGO Jobs – Sightsavers

Job Title:  Data Quality and Capture Officer

Organisation: Sightsavers

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Sightsavers is an International Development Organization which works with partners to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for people with disabilities in over 33 developing countries across Africa, Asia and America. Sightsavers seeks to achieve a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton.


Job Summary:   Sightsavers is looking for a Data Quality and Capture Officer to support the delivery of our new strategic monitoring systems and process and ensure high quality data throughout Sightsavers work.


We are looking for an experienced data quality professional to help us support the delivery of our new strategic monitoring systems and process. You will be responsible for the Learning, Accountability, Monitoring, Performance (LAMP) data collection tools and processes, providing updates to the tools and integrating them into Sightsavers systems and processes. You will also work on ensuring that the data collected using these tools is transformed and cleaned so that it can be easily integrated into other systems and data visualisation software.


This is a highly collaborative role, working closely with the Data Visualisation Officer and technical and office staff.  This is an ideal opportunity for someone with exceptional data cleaning, collaborative working and data management skills.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Data capture, tool development, maintenance, and support

  • Maintain LAMP data collection tools, working with global teams to adjust and meet ongoing LAMP requirements.
  • Build data capture tools into DHIS2 to facilitate the increased amount of data that will flow through the new platform.
  • Create training materials and provide training on all LAMP data capture tools, systems, and processes.
  • Collaborate with the Data Visualisation Officer (LAMP) on data cleaning, as well as dataflow creation and maintenance, to ensure data captured for LAMP is fully documented and represented clearly and coherently

Data quality and validation

  • Complete a comprehensive review of data quality across all LAMP data sets
  • Strengthen data validation across all tools and ensure that where possible fields contain the correct data types

Embed LAMP into organisational systems and processes

  • Support roll-out of the new indicator reference guide ensuring that the LAMP indicators are synergistic with data capture systems.
  • Support the building of the new DHIS2 platform, working closely with the developers to deliver the requirements of project teams for all their LAMP data management needs.
  • Align economic empowerment databases with Sightsavers outputs database as well as integrating economic empowerment data capture into DHIS2.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should preferably hold an undergraduate degree in statistics, International Development, ICT, data analytics, geography, or appropriate equivalent.
  • Understanding and demonstrated experience of data capture and data management.
  • Experience working and supporting staff in different contexts (face to face, online).
  • Understanding of international development issues and a commitment to equality of opportunity for disabled people.
  • Comfortable with manipulating quantitative and qualitative data and producing relevant documentation e.g., data dictionaries and technical guides.
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to identify important issues and communicate these effectively to colleagues.
  • Able to work with multiple stakeholders and ensure differing concerns and priorities are effectively managed.
  • Proficient in using the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel to an advanced level e.g., Pivot tables and Index/Match.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate information, practices, and ideas to a non-technical audience.



  • Master’s degree in statistics, international development, ICT, data analytics, geography, or appropriate equivalent.
  • Relevant overseas experience e.g. voluntary work
  • Experience developing or managing applications in DHIS2.
  • Experience of using visual analytics software such as Microsoft Power BI or Tableau.
  • Experience using Commcare or Microsoft Power Apps.
  • Experience using Microsoft Power Automate.
  • Experience using VBA in Microsoft Excel.
  • Spoken and written French language skills.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and Interested applicants should apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 27th November 2023


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Date Posted 2023-11-21
Valid Through 2023-11-27
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Sightsavers
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda