Job Title: 4 Data Clerks – Food for the Hungry Jobs
Organization: Food for the Hungry (FH)
Duty Station: Uganda
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) Profile:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries including Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to human suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.
The Data Clerks will be capturing information into all register at the health facilities and in the computer databases for effective record keeping. Daily responsibilities include: Organizing files, collecting data from client to the to be entered into the computer.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Enter data and update all registers in ensuring that they are completely fill with all indicators; INR, MCHN, TSFP, HMIS 105 and other primary data collection tools.
- Maintains data entry requirements by following project’s data management techniques and procedures.
- Verifies data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or re-entering data; combining data from multiple sources when needed; purging files to eliminate duplication of data.
- Enters new and updated information in a timely manner, in alignment with the schedule determined by the facility team leader and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning officer.
- Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities.
- Processes and validates source documents by reviewing data for completeness and accuracy; resolving inconsistencies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the facility team leader and Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Officer for resolution.
- Work with facility team leader draw a plan and Inform families about planned nutrition activities.
- Work with other Community Nutrition Workers to plan and conduct monthly growth monitoring activities.
- Make home visits to follow up sick and malnourished children for proper documentation and also collect data for example records on sick and malnourished children identified in growth monitoring and mother.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in: Statistics, Biostatistics, Quantitative Economics, Education, Social work, Health, Nutrition, or any other approved field of study from a recognized university. Training in Monitoring and Evaluation, records management is an added advantage.
- A minimum of two (2) years’ practical field experience working with complex data entries, Participation in surveys and project evaluation activities.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential.
- Knowledge of the local language (Acholi/Luo) is a MUST.
- Track record in conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection
- Experience in household-based baseline survey or research exercises,
- Excellent and demonstrated understanding of ethical issues in research, including gender issues
- Strong quantitative data entry and analysis skills and experience in using statistical analysis software
- Good computer skills with knowledge in using Tablets and proven documentation skills.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal, ability to interpret sponsor written documents
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email to: recruitment-fhuganda@
Deadline: 10th December 2019