Specialist

Level

Data

Job Field

Uganda

Location

Kampala

Base

Link to job description

We are currently looking for a Data Specialist to support our team in Uganda.

Under the line management of the IMPACT Country Coordinator in Uganda, the Data Specialist ensures the validity and strengthens the quality and efficiency of all IMPACT research cycles in Uganda, in accordance with IMPACT’s standards, partner expectations, and IMPACT’s ethos of facilitating an evidence-based response.

In coordination with the Country Senior Management Team, the Data Specialist will provide technical inputs at all stages of relevant research cycles, including for secondary data reviews, assessment conceptualization, research design, data cleaning, data analysis, production of information products (inclusive of maps and factsheets), and dissemination of information products, etc.

S/he will be involved in partner coordination, donor reporting, presentations, and will be required to provide input to the strategic development of IMPACT in Uganda.

Another key responsibility of the Data Specialist will be the development and implementation of a continuous capacity building program for national and international team members, and (when relevant) for providing trainings to partners.

He/she will be the technical line manager of a Database Officer and a GIS Officer. The Data Specialist will work in close coordination with the Research Manager and/or the Assessment Focal Point to ensure that the data team is involved in the different stages of the research cycles and that all the data support (review and coding of survey tools, development of checking and analysis scripts, conduct daily data quality check, clean and analysis the data set) is provided in a coordinated, timely and quality manner.

In his/her mission, the Data Specialist will be hosted by IMPACT’s global partner ACTED and will fall under the direct responsibility and management of ACTED’s Country Director and his/her delegates for all Administrative, Security, and relevant Logistics and Finance issues. S/he will therefore fully abide to ACTED’s Security, Administration, and relevant HR, Logistics and Finance rules and regulations.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit your application using the form below. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

In case you encounter challenges using the application form, please contact us via jobs@impact-initiatives.org