Data Entry, Cleaning & Analysis Officer

  • The purpose of the position is to support the technical staff at woreda level/Zonal level in entering the data collected using paper-based data collection forms at each project kebeles in to the computer using excel database (by creating excel data base for each tool). She/he will enter the data carefully and efficiently into the computer using excel forms developed for this purpose (by ensuring the required quality) and clean the data before handing it to the technical staff that will further clean, review and cross-check the data for its quality before transferring it to Zonal Data Analysis, Learning & Reporting Coordinator and MEL coordinator for further cleaning and review and also provides support to the team in the piloting and rolling out of mobile data collection (MDC) processes planned for this fiscal year. S/he support the M&E officers and the Data analysis, Learning and Reporting Coordinator in further data review, cleaning, analysis, aggregation and compilation.
  • Job DescriptionThe purpose of the position is to support the technical staff at woreda level/Zonal level in entering the data collected using paper-based data collection forms at each project kebeles in to the computer using excel database (by creating excel data base for each tool).  She/he will enter the data carefully and efficiently into the computer using excel forms developed for this purpose (by ensuring the required quality) and clean the data before handing it to the technical staff that will further clean, review and cross-check the data for its quality before transferring it to Zonal Data Analysis, Learning & Reporting Coordinator and MEL coordinator for further cleaning and review and also provides support to the team in the piloting and rolling out of mobile data collection (MDC) processes planned for this fiscal year. S/he support the M&E officers and the Data analysis, Learning and Reporting Coordinator in further data review, cleaning, analysis, aggregation and compilation.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESData Entry
    • Enters data collected with paper-based data collection tools into the computer for as per the collection tools,
    • Make sure that paper based data transfer into computer files or database systems is completed in the required time
    • Ensure necessary corrections are carefully considered in the course of data entry 
    • Tracks and reports on data collection tools submitted late after deadline
    Data Quality Assurance
    • Make sure that the required data quality is maintained in both hard and soft copies in users’ friendly way.
    • Checks the accuracy of data entered into the computer with the corresponding fields of hard copies.
    • Ensure the process of data entry is appropriate and in align with functional data collection tools that are in use
    • Clean and review the data entered in to the computer (soft copies of data collection tools) before it passes to the next reviewer who further clean it,
    • Make sure appropriate corrections are taken in timely manner for data that compromises data quality assurance  
    • Track and report on data reported in formatted tools as well as nonfunctional data collection tools that are not in use  
    Data Verification
    • Verifies and ensure the accuracy of data entered into computer comparing with paper based data collection tools to avoid discrepancy of data
    • Ensure the completeness of each and every data entered on paper-based data before starting data entry
    • Make sure the data reported is in an appropriate and functional data collection tool
    Data Management and Documentation
    • Document and manage reported paper-based data collection tools on a regular basis, by closely working with the MEL teams,
    • Organize and sort data on both paper-based records and soft copy following data entry,
    • Safeguards data with regular and continuous backups to ensure data protection and security
    Data Cleaning and Analysis
    • Make sure that the documented hard and soft copy versions of data are matching, consistent and complete, with no incomplete or missing data that are required,
    • Review the data entered in to the computer for its quality (ensure its completeness, accuracy, validity etc.,) and do further cleaning, processing and analysis
    • Support SPIR II staff in reviewing, cleaning and analyzing the data collected, and its compilation
    • Support the WV Office Zonal team in mobile data collection (MDC) piloting and rollout processes,

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • Three or more proven experience as data entry clerk or data entry experience and experience on data cleaning, review and processing;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (strong computer skills) specially excel spreadsheet (and its quality control mechanisms), MS Office Word, and basic understanding of database or related software for data capturing, cleaning and analysis,
  • Ability to enter data into a computer quickly, efficiently and accurately and fast typing skills,
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to think analytically,
  • Very good knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.), and strong working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware, software and peripheral devices,
  • Basic understanding of databases, and experience in related areas
  • Proficient in English and Local Language (Afaan Oromoo) and Amharic
  • Understanding of data confidentiality principles is compulsory.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Minimum of University degree in statistics, computer science, economics/agricultural economics, and related fields
  • Strong team work and partnership management skill
  • Ability to analyse issues within local and global contexts
  • Ability to think strategically and programmatically 
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Strong basic  IT skills 

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement: 30% field travel

Language Requirements: English and Local Language (Afaan Oromoo) and Amharic

How to Apply

Interested applicants should follow the below applicaiton link to apply

https://worldvision.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/WorldVisionInternational/job/Harargeh-Ethiopia/Data-Entry–Cleaning—Analysis-Officer_JR28750

World Vision is a child-focused organisation that is committed to safeguarding all children as well as adult beneficiaries, and has zero tolerance for incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Therefore, World Vision does not hire staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults, even if their role does not interact directly with them. 

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