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EDC Uganda Jobs 2021 – A’Level Data Assistant

Job Title: A’Level Data Assistant – EDC Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Education Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station: Hoima

Reports to: Database Manager



Education Development Center (EDC) Profile

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. Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.

EDC promotes equity and access to high-quality education and health services and products that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. We support an inclusive workplace culture that embraces many perspectives and broadens our understanding of the communities we serve, enhancing and enriching our work.

The goal of the five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The ICYD 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 behaviours and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships.

Working in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (MGLSD), 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 (OVC) 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 MoES and MGLSD to promote Early Grade Reading (EGR) and child protection.



Job Profile

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.



Roles and Responsibilities:

Essential functions include (but not limited to):

  • Work with database manager, M&E and project teams to: find and implement technological solutions to data-related challenges, ensure integration between numerous systems in order to reduce unnecessary redundancies;
  • Regularly communicate and support the M&E and project teams;
  • Prepare, compile and sort documents for data entry;
  • Check/verify source documents for accuracy and correct and update data where necessary;
  • Combine and rearrange data from source documents where required;
  • Enter data from source documents into a prescribed computer database, files and forms;
  • Transcribe information into the required electronic format;
  • Scan documents into document management systems or databases;
  • Assist with establishing and maintaining filing systems for information and documents (hard or electronic) in provincial;
  • Respond to requests for information and access relevant files;
  • Print information when required;
  • Comply with data quality, integrity and security policies;
  • Actively participates in Collaborative, Learning and Adapting (CLA) processes in place within the project.

Administrative related work

  • Assist in undertaking e-registration and e-attendance at training events
  • Assist in undertaking photocopying work at the office
  • Assist in organizing and setting up venues & taking photos at events (workshops, trainings etc.).
  • Conduct these and other tasks as required in support of project goals.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Secondary education and 2 to 3 years of data management and M&E experience required.
  • At minimum 2 years of relevant experience with data collection, and reporting required;
  • 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 SQL databases a plus;
  • Ability to balance work within a team environment while working with minimal supervision;
  • Strong organizational, communication, computer, and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English is required.



How To Apply for EDC Uganda Jobs 2021

To apply, Applicants are encouraged to visit the Careers Page at  

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.

Note: EDC doesn’t solicit money from applicants at any level of the recruitment & selection process

Deadline: 26th March 2021 at 5:00 pm



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