Documentation Assistant – RLP Uganda Jobs

July 3, 2023

Job Title: Documentation Assistant

Organization: The Refugee Law Project (RLP)

Duty station: Kitgum


Roles and responsibilities:

Key Performance Areas KPA 1: Documentation and Archival
• Assist in updating online databases related to screening, profiling and testimony documentation
• Store, catalogue and retrieve documents related to the SRSD process
• Support in the process of analysing of screening database
• Participate and engage in data collection through interviews, case history, psychological tests, and/or observational techniques; evaluate data, identify causes of problems and to determine proper response approaches
• Record clients’ testimonies and success stories
• Update clients’ databases on existing online and offline tools

KPA2: Project and Programme Support and Administration
• Keep track of the stationery and materials necessary to support the documentation process
• Participate in research projects and programmes and context/situational analysis

KPA3: Capacity Building and Mentorship
• Support in organising periodic training on data management for staff and support groups
• Participate in training and mentorship programmes in and around the project area
• Support in organising special sessions on documentation during induction of new staff and in the English for Adult classes

KPA4: Dissemination

• Disseminate required documents on time for all activities on time.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated experience in social research field-work involving a range of data collection techniques
  • Diploma in Economics, Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Information Management or Statistics
  • Minimum of one (1) year of proven working experience as a researcher and/or social data analyst in a busy organisation with high volumes of data/ information
  • Experience with Tableau or other data visualisation software
  • Excellent written and spoken English and presentation skills
  • Proven expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques and strong knowledge and application of other data management best practices
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint; experience with MS Project
  • Proficiency with SQL commands, relational and dimensional database constructs
  • Experience with GIS software and geo-mapping
  • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organisation, attention to detail, and ability to appropriately prioritise competing tasks
  • Effective and efficient time management skills
  • Proven ability to work in a dynamic team environment with minimal supervision, anticipating needs and requests;
  • Self-motivated, versatile and adaptable to different cultures and people.


How To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their applications online via the link below:

Click Here To Apply.

For all positions listed, please submit a motivation letter, an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae and academic certificates relevant to the position applied for in one PDF Document not exceeding 8 pages. You can include links to your writings in your CV.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 5th July 2023

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