Position
LIP Data Assistant - DATA/MWENDO/04/2018
Description

Reports To:                                   M&E Officer

Position Type:                               Fixed Term

REF NO:                                        DATA/MWENDO/04/2018           

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 M&E 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

Supervisory Responsibilities (if none, state none):

None

Qualifications

Education  

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

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Sound coordination skills and a demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates diplomacy, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and in teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as good judgment and vision
  • Excellent organizational skills, team work and ability to prioritize tasks in a timely manner

Disclaimer:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Contacts

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to jobs@amurtafrica.org by 20th APRIL 2018 indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number DATA/MWENDO/04/2018

  as the email subject. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

 

 

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Position: LIP Data Assistant - DATA/MWENDO/04/2018

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Valid through
April 20, 2018
Job Location
Rarieda
Date posted
April 16, 2018
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Offer ended on April 20, 2018