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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

14 Data Clerks Job at ACODEV - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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14 Data Clerks

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Deadline of this Job:
10th November, 2017

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Job details:
ACODEV is a regional NGO that was founded in 2003 and runs integrated Community Development Programs in Public Health, Human Rights, OVC support, Livelihood and Grassroots Capacity Development programs including sub-granting for small grassroots organizations in East and now Southern Africa region.
With funding from USAID, ACODEV, in partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as the Prime, is implementing a S-year consortium Program: Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY). The Program is designed to improve the health, nutrition, education and psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned and vulnerable children, as well as reduce abuse, exploitation and neglect among this population. It is expected to reach a minimum of 625,000 children and their caregivers within 101,500 households in 19 districts in central, south western and western Uganda. The program will improve outcomes for vulnerable children and youth by strengthening the systems that surround them; caregivers will have greater economic opportunities, which will increase their resilience and make them less susceptible to shocks; local government structures and C505 will be strengthened to provide services targeting the diverse needs of vulnerable children, and health and social service agencies will strengthen their coordination and referral systems to provide integrated care along the continuum of response.

SILC and Youth group formation are the key vehicles used to support the beneficiary groups. It is anticipated that for every household enrolled will have a minimum of one youth, making, approximately 100,000 Youth. 80% of these are expected to participate in SOCY Project activities. ACODEV provides Technical Assistance (TA) to the programs operations of consortium C505. It is against this background that ACODEV is looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacancies below, to carryout vertical project activities, in the districts of: Central Region: Wakiso, Luwero & Hoima; Western Region: Kyenjojo, Kibaale, Sheema & Mitooma.
Job Title: Data Clerks
Number of positions: 14
Duty Station: Central Region, National Office – Wakiso District, Luwero and Hoima, Kyenjojo, Kibaale, Shema, & Mitooma
Reports to: M&E Assistants

Key Roles and Job Requirements
In collaboration with partner CSO Social workers, the Data Clerk will ensure routine cleaning of the Home Visit Tools from the Para~social workers; ensuring completeness and accuracy of various project data collection/capture tools like: referral forms and service registers; Conducting Weekly Visits to CSO Offices in the district to enter project data into the SOCY
- MIS; ensuring regular updates of the SOCY--MIS by uploading newly entered data to the online database; supporting CSO Social Workers to keep proper custody of household/case files and maintaining order filing of various tools in the Household Files; Supporting the process of verifying the data to be reported into the SOCY-MIS; attending to details i.e. identifying and appropriately dealing with data quality issues with the various tools
Job Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree: B. Stat, BS: (Econ), BSc (Stat), B. Quantitative Economics, B. Population Studies or any other relevant degree; a minimum of 2 years’ experience in carrying out similar work in a national or international NGO setting; with strong analytical skills; flexibility and ability to adapt to pressures and critical deadlines with minimal supervision

Job application procedure
Hand deliver your application letter, print of filled form picked from ACODEV website, CV, academic and other certifications to the addresses below, by 10“ November, 2017, at 5:00 pm. The Recruitment Manager, ACODEV, National Office: Plot 98/99 Masoli Road, 600m off Gayaza Road; P.O. Box 22234 Kampala-Uganda; Or ACODEV Western Regional Office: Plot 29 Bukonzo Road, Muyenga, next to Rwenzori the Gardens, Kasese Municipality; Tel: +256(0)414599684 (Office). INDICATE THE POSITION APPLIED FOR & DISTRICT/LOCATION ON TOP OF THE ENVELOPE. Use the Biota Form downloadable from our website, to summarize your profile.