Action Against Hunger Jobs 2020 – 2 Diploma Data Clerks

Action Against Hunger Jobs

Job Title:  2 Data Clerks – Action Against Hunger Jobs 2020

Organisation: Action Against Hunger

Duty Station: Uganda

Starting gross salary: UGX 1,260,000

Action Against Hunger Profile:

Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger. With more than 6,500 staff in over 45 countries, our programs reached 14.9 million people in 2015.

About the Programme

Action Against Hunger began its work in Uganda since 1980 in response to famine conditions in the Karamoja Region where we saved the lives of undernourished children while building the capacities of the community. We have been continuously operating in Uganda for the last 22 years delivering interventions in nutrition, WASH and Food Security and Livelihoods. For the last three years and with the same aim of saving lives and empowering the community, we have been working in the Northern part of Uganda to save lives of refugees and host communities while providing long term solutions to hunger. We are currently operating in and around Bidibidi, Kyangwali, Adjumani and Kyriandongo refugee settlements. Some of the major donors we have worked with include but not omitted to, ECHO, DFID, SIDA, WFP, UNICEF, EUTF and French Embassy, Church of Sweden.

Job Profile:  

The Data Clerk will oversee monitoring and evaluation activities under WFP grant. You will contribute to ending world hunger by supporting data collection in line with donor requirements and Action Against Hunger programme strategy.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities.
  • On a daily basis enter nutritional data and beneficiary lists in to the databases
  • Troubleshoot, clean and validate data before entry into the database. The database is to be updated with data in a timely manner and keep the immediate supervisor updated
  • Process and validate source documents by reviewing data for completeness and accuracy; resolving inconsistencies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the program team and M&E Officer.
  • Secure information by completing database backups in one central location with the M&E Officer
  • File and archive questionnaire in hard/paper copy and computer electronic copy of data collected
  • Code beneficiary names and lists appropriately
  • Keep minutes of the program meetings and regular reports
  • Classify field office files for onward submission for archives
  • Submit a monthly report to a supervisor in a timely manner
  • Uphold quality checks at all times to eliminate errors in data captured and shared
  • Maintain confidentiality of all data in his/her custody
  • Focus attention to detail and pose queries to / inform field teams of areas that need improvement for immediate correction

 Gender Equality Commitments

  • Foster an environment that supports values of women and men, and equal access to information.
  • Provide a work environment where women and men must be evaluated and promoted based on their skills and performance.
  • Respect beneficiaries’ women, men, children (boys and girls) regardless of gender,
  • sex orientation, disability, religion, race, colour, ancestry, national origin, age, or marital status.
  • Value and respect all cultures.

Fiscal Responsibility

  • The position will be a budget holder of program-related costs, manage the Budget Follow Up regarding project implementation with the support of the Field Coordinators for both programme and support functions of the project under implementation.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for long periods and to concentrate on work, including typing, and turn out heavy volumes of work accurately, within short time frames under stressful situations in the context of a moderately noisy office with many interruptions. Must be able to proofread own work accurately so that only minor corrections are needed on an infrequent basis.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions, Travel and Environment

  • The duties of the job require regular job attendance at least five days per week. Must be available to work outside normal office hours or on the weekends as required.
  • Must be able to travel as required for standard domestic and international business purposes. While performing the duties of this job in the field, the employee may be exposed to precarious settings under high-security risks and/or very basic living conditions and outside weather conditions, as well as to infectious diseases.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant should have at least Diploma in statistics, Information Technology, Computer Science, Secretarial Studies, Records Management or related disciplines.
  • At least 1+ years of experience in supporting research, data collection, data entry or nutrition project implementation in a busy organization/ humanitarian setting
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent attention to detail; flexibility and teamwork
  • Extremely organized and rigour
  • Can work independently;
  • Able to meet strict deadlines;
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications, particularly MS Word, MS Excel and Access.
  • Proficiency in NACs/ ENA, a strong advantage computer-related skills, including typing, scanning, e-mailing, file uploading, file management;
  •  Additional knowledge of computer software (word, outlook, excel, powerpoint, ODK, KOBO Toolbox) and statistical packages (STATA, SPSS, R, SAS, EPI DATA).

What we offer

Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: –

  • Health Insurance for you and your dependents
  • Resettlement allowance (One-off payment)
  • Hardship allowance (Context-Based )
  • Starting gross salary UGX 1,260,000
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • 13th-month pay
  • Group Personal Accident
  • Training opportunities

How to Apply for Action Against Hunger Jobs 2020 – 2 Diploma Data Clerks:

All Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to the following email addresses



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Deadline: 6th December 2019.



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  1. I am Kajumbukire Esther from masindi. This is a very good job offer unfortunately I did hotel management but with computer skills and stores management embedded.
    All the same I’d recommend this job to my friend called Agaba Moreen…currently at pearl of Africa as a departmental office assistant (secretary).
    Good luck to you Agaba Moreen.

  2. I feel this opportunity has come at the right time. I am very willing to contribute to the achievement of the organization’s goal.
    My name is Bongomin Brian Mukasa.

  3. Am kambere Alex from kabarole.
    I’ve been doing a lot of research activities and data entry jobs though not a professional in computer displine.
    However am skilled very well with computer applications like Ms ward, ppt, Excel, spss, Outlook, Ms access among others.
    Am an agriculturalist by profession.
    Would you offer me an opportunity to work with you as a data clerk as I believe I may do it better?

    1. Am Mr. Tambaki Bruno from wakiso. I ‘ve been doing alot of research activities and data entry jobs, I completed my diploma in Information technology at Kampala international University now waiting for the graduation. However am skilled in Ms access, PowerPoint, Excel and networking as well I will be glad to work with u as a day clerk. Thank u.

  4. So interesting to work with you oukd love to train with you I have just finished my course fished but want to train with you but have not yet good t my transcript did Economics and statistics

  5. IS it possible to train with you am willing to learn did Economics and Statistics Kyambogo but waiting to graduate thank you

  6. am AYESIGA BRUCE a Ugandan aged 23 from Rukungiri District currently stationed in Kampala District.
    i have worked with different schools, universities and ministries as data entry is concerned and i am skilled in different fields like,
    Website development
    Information work and referencing
    Institution management
    Automation of information resources
    Preservation and conservation of information resources
    Intuitional database management
    Repography and information work
    Principles of records and archives management
    Records processing
    Information technology
    i look forward to work with you. thank you so much

  7. Am Acen Winnie from Lira District and am very much interest in working as a data clerk in the organization, I honestly don’t have experience as a data clerk but am a hard working, dynamic person and a quick learner.

  8. its a great offer, i always had courage to work with AAH, however its not my field of experience, am under community service(Social worker)

    Not that i am praising myself or blowing my own trumpet but the truth is i can manage Data entry, research and have computer knowledge too. i will work to the best of my knowledge if given the opportunity in your organization. Thank you.

  10. Am STEPHEN BAGUMA from kabarole aged 27 with working experience of four years…lam adiploma holder in public administration but with computer basics….would really love to work with you guys….thax

  11. Thanks to the UN for the great work done all ovrr the globe.
    I am wor hellen a female Ugandan 23years of age,
    I posses a diploma in procurement and logistics management.
    Am highly interested in working with you.

  12. I’m AKIRA MAIDA from yumbe , currently living in Arua district temporary,I’m looking forward to working with you organization. Having done several surveys with IRC and World vision, under different projects in Bidibidi, omugo, imvepi and Rhino camp, i believe i can be of importance to your office. I will grateful to be part of the team eradicating poverty and fight against Hunger in the fields allocated to me, hope this finds you well. Thanks

  13. I would love to work with you but am afresher though interested and would love to improve my skills with your company thx

  14. Am MAYANJA HARUNAH from kampala u i have been a computer student at data mine institute in mengo and i carry out agriculture at my home village in luwero district am skilled with ict programmes with a 1st class certificate , i associate well with people, and am hardworking and i asure you that i am the best candidate for this profession of a data clerk
    Your’s sincerly,
    Mayanja Harunah

  15. Good job and very willing to work with action against hunger.It will be a greater treasure for a positive response.thanks

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