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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

November 6, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of over 300 business associations, corporate bodies and the major public sector agencies that support private sector growth.

Since its founding in 1995, PSFU has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity building and continues to sustain a positive policy dialogue with Government on behalf of the private sector. PSFU aims to strengthen Private Sector capacity for effective policy advocacy and market competitiveness nationally, regionally and internationally. Regionally, PSFU is the national focal point for the East African Business Council (EABC) and the COMESA Business Council (CBC).

Job Title

Field Monitoring Assistants job at Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Job Description

Under the guidance of the GROW Project M&E Specialist, the Monitoring Assistant will be responsible for ensuring high quality and timely input into the data collection, entry, analysis, field monitoring and reporting of the GROW Project interventions. S/he will ensure that activities are implemented in a timely manner and results achieved in the most cost-effective manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Field Monitoring Assistants shall perform the following duties:

  • Data entry for various GROW Project components data arising out of the application, monitoring reports, periodical reports and other key data contributing to the profiling of the GROW project beneficiaries and service providers as guided by the Project M&E Specialist or M&E Officer. The Monitoring Assistant will be required to work on documents, telephone call records or transcripts of meetings and discussions with the intent to extract and enter the data, analyze and provide clean and analyzed summaries as requested.

  • Data cleaning of the various data enter in a bid to improve the data quality, edits and required corrections as guided by the data entry sheets, formats and guidelines, or as guided by the M&E Specialist.

  • Undertake field visits for different project subcomponents service providers (such as skills training providers, Financial Institutions), districts and implementing agencies to support completion of data entry, data cleaning and validation as assigned by the M&E Specialist/M&E Officer. Prepare field visit reports including errors found or issues identified that will inform actions and decisions for data quality controls and improvement as well as the required training of the different partners/service providers.

  • Participate in feedback meetings with the implementing partners (FIs, skills training providers, districts to document data and feedback issues; that will inform improvements and training for data management and reporting.

  • Train and facilitate project staff, implementing partners and other stakeholders on data entry, cleaning and how to back up and access data and information on the central database.

  • Contribute to the development of data collection tools and reporting templates.

  • Ensure that all allocated tasks are implemented, and outputs achieved within the specified timeline, and if it is not achieved communicate in a timely manner.

  • Any other work assigned.

Qualifications and Competencies

Minimum Education qualification and experience

  • The desired candidates should possess at the least the following

  • An honors Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Population Studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Development

  • Studies and or a related relevant degree from a recognized University

  • Advanced training in computer skills will be an added advantage, and os is the ability to teach and coach others in the process of data management for improved data quality and reporting.

  • At least 1 (One) years’ experience of working on a similar assignment.


Key competencies required

  • The candidate should possess the following competencies:

  • Proficient ICT skills, particularly use of Ms Office packages (Ms Word, Ms Access, MS Excel and Power Point) and knowledge of use of internet and e-mail to extract, share and access information.

  • Reasonable experiences for data entry, analysis, data merging and use of statistical software

  • Experience in designing tools and training and facilitation skills is an added advantage

  • Good organizational skills (orderly) and paying attention to details to perform the required tasks, ability to grasp issues in a very short time and willing/open to learning new things outside of his/her background training.

  • Willingness sometimes to work longer time, beyond the normal working hours to meet set timelines for very urgent assignments

How to Apply

Job application procedure
Interested eligible applicants should submit applications including a cover letter, current Curriculum Vitae and a copy of Academic Certificates and Transcripts to demonstrate that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services; to be received by 5:00pm on November 6, 2023 at the address indicated below. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
The Project Coordinator
Generating Growth Opportunities and Productivity for Women Enterprises (GROW) Project
Private Sector Foundation Uganda
Plot 43 Nakasero Road
P O Box 7683
KAMPALA
Tel: 0312263850

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