Job Title: Data Processor (770 No Experience Jobs)

Organization: National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Data Processing Supervisor

About Us:

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by the Registration of Persons Act (ROPA), 2015 and is mandated to establish and maintain the National Identification Register (NIR). The Authority is also charged with, among other things, the registration of citizens and legally resident aliens; assigning National Identification / Alien Identification Numbers (NINs/AINs) to qualifying persons and issuing Identification Cards to those 16 years and above; registration of births, deaths, and adoption orders and issuance of the relevant certificates.

Job Summary:

The Data Processors will be responsible for processing, organizing, correcting, updating, and cataloging data as well as performing data quality control checks, identifying errors, problems with application processing, and ensuring that all tasks are completed according to schedule.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives and processes data for all applicants.
  • Carries out National Identification Register data correction tasks.
  • Processes data in citizenship verification, quality control, production, and warehousing.
  • Prepares daily/monthly/quarterly or other periodic reports and statistics for submission to the shift supervisor.
  • Perform routine data quality assurance checks to ensure data accuracy and integrity of the register is maintained.
  • Ensures timely and accurate processing of data.
  • Performs all other required transactions on the data they have been assigned to process within the scope of the required task.
  • Handle timely escalations of all incidents experienced while executing their assigned task.
  • Ensuring that data protection and privacy in accordance with the Data Protection and Privacy Act 2019 is embedded.
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the shift supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, IT, Computer Sciences, Information Systems, BBA, Accounting, Law, and any other related field
  • Must be proficient in IT and computer use.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in working with biometric data
  • Knowledge in the relevant laws especially in regard to citizenship will be an added advantage
  • High moral character and integrity
  • Ability to focus on quality and detail to deliver to precise specifications
  • Fast learner
  • Good team player and facilitating teamwork
  • Proactive and innovative skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work with or without supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Ability to sit for long working on a computer and Flexibility to work night shift and weekends.
  • Previous data processing experience with NIRA or Electoral commission will be an added advantage

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the following link: Click Here to Apply

Deadline: 12th March 2024


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