2 No Experience Data Entrant Job Opportunities - National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) jobs

2 No Experience Data Entrant Job Opportunities - National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title:    Data Entrant (2 Fresher Jobs)

Organization: National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Database)

About US:
National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) is an organization established under the Act of Parliament of 2001.  The Government of Uganda has since then restructured NAADS leading to refocusing of its mandate for execution by NAADS Secretariat. The restructuring process coincided with implementation of new NAADS mandate for wealth creation which entails a lot of data capture and requires clear definition and measurement of results and impacts of the implemented activities at all levels.

Job Summary:  The Data Entrant will support NAADS Secretariat in data entry operations onto the Web based Database Management System to increase the degree to which data is fit for purposes of its intended use in different dimensions that include relevance, accuracy, timeliness, accessibility and coherence. The Data Entrants will work closely with Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to support data entry on all programme related databases to feed into the online database management information system and report compilation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
         Enter NAADS/OWC program data onto the web based Database Management System for FYs 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19.
         Data entry that will involve various data sets from all the District Local Governments; District performance indicators, information on the administrative units, enterprises, releases and the farmer beneficiaries.
         Will make sure that there is appropriate accuracy, confidentiality and secrecy of data entered into the databases by rechecking Data after entry and make sure that data is entered correctly on daily basis.
         Undertake periodic data analysis from the web based database system to inform decision-making processes.
         Assist PM&E Unit in providing data for compilation of periodic and annual reports.
         Perform other duties as advised by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
         The ideal applicant for the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Data Entrant job placement must hold an Honor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business computing or Statistics from a recognized University.
         One year of professional working experience in big data entry and management in a reputable organization preferably using web based database systems.
         Demonstrated good knowledge and skills in Database applications such My/SQL, Oracle or any Database Management Platform preferably web based database Management System.
         Demonstrated good IT skills including knowledge in advanced MS Office Packages preferably MS Access and MS Excel.
         Demonstrated skills and experiences in data entry, data management & analysis.
         Good oral and written communication skills
         Work as team player and team maker
         Proven typing speed and accuracy of a minimum of         40 words per minute
         Ability to meet tight reporting deadlines.
         Ability to work for a minimum of 40 hours per week with minimal         supervision.
         Adult Ugandan aged below 45 years.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications accompanied by a typed resume, copy of National Identity Card, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and testimonials. The applicant is expected to provide his/her telephone contact(s) as well as names of three (3) referees stating their respective physical addresses, telephone numbers and emails. Each applicant is required to specify on the address side of the envelope, the position being applied for and then submit to:

Executive Director,
National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Secretariat,
P.O. Box 25235, Plot 5, Kyadondo Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.

Deadline:   4th November 2019 By 4:30 Pm

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