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Food for the Hungry ( FH )
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Job Status
Full Time
06 December, 2019
Job Title

4 Data Clerks

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Job Presentation
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. FH Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates who are committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings in the WFP Nutritional project in Palabek Lamwo Job Title: Data Clerks (04 Position) Location: Lamwo Reports To: M & E Start Date: January 2020 .

Job Summary
Entering information into all register at the health facilities and in the computer databases for effective record keeping. Daily responsibilities include: Organizing files, collectingdatafrom client to the to be entered into the computer.
Duties 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; establishingentry 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.

• 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

Job Requirements:
• 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.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Valid Till
10 Dec, 2019

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