Jobs in Uganda - Data Assistant Job at Education Development Center (EDC)

Data Assistant Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 02 April 2021

Hiring Organization: Education Development Center (EDC)

JOB DETAILS:
Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations. United States Agency for International Development (USADI) has selected EDC to implement the USAID integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. A 5 year activity with a goal for Ugandan children and youth especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The ICVD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
• Children and youth have improved learning outcomes;
• Children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments; and
• Youth practice positive behaviors and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships.

Working in partnership with Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and Ministry of Gender. Labor and Social Development (MBLSDL district and zonal officials, and other Ugandan government and civil society partners, ICYD will comprise a series of activities to: support improved basic education for Ugandan children; address school-related and gender—based violence; facilitate enhanced child protection and support for vulnerable youth: provide support to HIV—affected orphans and vulnerable children (DVC) and their caregivers/families: and support HIV care and treatment outcomes in close collaboration with clinical and community structures. ICYD will also contribute to improved systems within the MQES and MGLSD to promote Early Grade Reading (EGR) and child protection.
EDC is currently hiring the following position for the USAID ICYD Activity:
Data Assistant .

The Data Assistant will support the consolidation of M&E data, support analysis. and generate reports as needed, as well as support the development of data collection tools and project management indicators. The Data Assistant will work closely with the M&E Team to enter data from various source documents into the computer system for storage, processing and data management purposes. The Data Assistant will report to the Database manager. This is a full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda.


Required qualifications, skills and experience:
• At a minimum, secondary education and 2 to 3 years of M&E experience required, including data collection, management and reporting;
• Knowledge of Excel + Power Query to clean, merge, pivot/un—pivot and transform data preferred;
• Ability to use both quantitative (e.g., SPSS. Stata, etc.)and qualitative (e.g., QDA Miner, NVivo) software for data analysis a plus:
• Experience working with USAID and PEPFAR funded projects will be an advantage:
• Ability to generate queries for SOL databases a plus.


Job Responsibilities: Not Specified


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
High School

Application procedure

To apply, applicants are encouraged to visit the Careers Page at: https://go.edc.org/EDCUgandaJobs  Applications submitted without a resume or CV will not be reviewed.
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.

EDC is on Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
This announcement is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for international Development (USAID). The contents of this notice are the sole responsibility of Education Development Center (EDC) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

Date Posted: 2021-03-21

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