Position
LIP Data Assistant
Description

Background:

AMURT is implementing a 5-year orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) program, dubbed MWENDO in Partnership with CRS, which seeks to empower local and county-level OVC stakeholders to strengthen the formal and informal HIV and child protection systems and services and the linkages between them, including cross-sectoral service referrals and coordination to ensure quality service delivery for OVC, Caregivers and their households.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the MEAL Officer, the Data Assistant is primarily responsible for data entry of F1A, F1B & HES data into CPIMS. The role also includes continuous data cleaning, verification, validation and updating of the CPMIS database

Responsibilities
  • Ensure proper filling system is in place in accordance with MWENDO file management SOP
  • Receive completed forms, verify and validate for completeness, accuracy and integrity
  • Enter data from paper formats into computer files or database systems
  • Type in data provided directly from project sites
  • Update existing data whenever required
  • Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested
  • Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation
  • Sort and organize paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost
  • Verifying and keying in data in CPIMS/OLMIS
  • Help in retrieval and storage of OVC files accordingly and whenever required during DQAs and SIMS exercise
  • Provide data for and participate in monthly data review meetings at LIP level
  • Perform regular data cleaning to ensure quality OVC data in CPMIS
Qualifications
  • At least a diploma in any related field. A degree will an added advantage

Knowledge

  • Proven experience as data entry clerk or equivalent for at least 2 years
  • Familiarity and experience with CPIMS/OLMIS in OVC programming
  • Data entry & data cleaning experience in USAID OVC project would be an added advantage
  • Experience in training CHVs in OVC data collection tools is a plus
  • Fast typing skills; Knowledge of touch typing system is strongly preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.)
  • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices
  • Basic understanding of databases
  • Positive attitude & an open mind
Contacts

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to jobs@amurtafrica.org   and Drop a hard copy in AMURT RARIEDA OFFICE by 16th  January 2019 indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number as DATA/MWENDO/01/2019 on the subject line. Locals are encouraged to apply and only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

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Date posted
January 9, 2019
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