Data Quality and Capture Officers at Sightsavers
Dar es Salaam
Sightsavers is looking for a Data Quality and Capture Officer to support the delivery of our new strategic monitoring systems and process and ensure high quality data throughout Sightsavers work.
Salary: Local terms and conditions apply
Location: Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, or Kenya.
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Contract: 12 month Fixed Term Contract
About the role
We are looking for an experienced data quality professional to help us support the delivery of our new strategic monitoring systems and process. You will be responsible for the Learning, Accountability, Monitoring, Performance (LAMP) data collection tools and processes, providing updates to the tools and integrating them into Sightsavers systems and processes. You will also work on ensuring that the data collected using these tools is transformed and cleaned so that it can be easily integrated into other systems and data visualisation software.
This is a highly collaborative role, working closely with the Data Visualisation Officer and technical and office staff and would suit someone with excellent data cleaning skills, experience of data capture within Excel and who is confident working with different stakeholders.
Key duties will include:
Data capture, tool development, maintenance, and support
Data quality and validation
Embed LAMP into organisational systems and processes
This is a varied role, please read the full job description for further details and full list of responsibilities.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone with exceptional data cleaning, collaborative working and data management skills.
To succeed in this role, you will need:
- Undergraduate degree in statistics, International Development, ICT, data analytics, geography, or appropriate equivalent.
- Understanding and demonstrated experience of data capture within Excel and da ta management.
- Experience working and supporting staff in different contexts (face to face, online, internationally).
- Extensive experience of cleaning data
- Understanding of international development issues and a commitment to equality of opportunity for disabled people.
- Comfortable with manipulating quantitative and qualitative data and producing relevant documentation e.g., data dictionaries and technical guides.
- Good analytical skills with the ability to identify important issues and communicate these effectively to colleagues.
- Able to work with multiple stakeholders and ensure differing concerns and priorities are effectively managed.
- Proficient in using the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel to an advanced level e.g., Pivot tables and Index/Match.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate information, practices, and ideas to a non-technical audience.
- Master’s degree in statistics, international development, ICT, data analytics, geography, or appropriate equivalent.
- Relevant overseas experience e.g. voluntary work
- Experience developing or managing applications in DHIS2.
- Experience of using visual analytics software such as Microsoft Power BI or Tableau.
- Experience using Commcare or Microsoft Power Apps.
- Experience using Microsoft Power Automate.
- Experience using VBA in Microsoft Excel.
- Spoken and written French language skills.
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please complete an application via our recruitment portal.
Closing date: 8 January 2024.
As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.
Sightsavers is an employer that does not tolerate any form of harassment and has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse. All potential candidates will be subjected to rigorous background checks and controls.
In line with its commitment to safe programming and recruitment, Sightsavers participates in the inter-agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS) administered by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. Through collaboration with other MDS members, Sightsavers aims to ensure that there are no sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment issues relating to potential new hires and that we can respond systematically to checks from fellow MDS members. This ensures our work is accountable, delivered to a high standard and supports safeguarding across the development and humanitarian fields.