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Data Assistant Job in Kenya

Position: CBR Data Assistant

Responsible to:- Health Information Systems Officer – IRC

Location: Kakuma – Non family duty station

Closing date: 22nd June, 2014

The Organization: Handicap International (HI) is an INGO specializing in the field of disability and development.

A strong emphasis is placed on empowering people with disabilities through their integration into mainstream development activities and the provision of appropriate health and rehabilitation services to ensure equal opportunities for all.

The Position: Under the supervision of the Health Information Systems Officer and with functional links with the HI Project Manager - Kakuma, the Data Assistant is responsible for contributing towards development of database for Persons with Disabilities including baseline information for Kakuma project programming.

S/he will be responsible for

1. Provision of data in relation to project activities.
  • Linking with implementing partners.
  • Assisting in building the capacity of incentive workers and host community volunteers on data collection and accurate use of the data collection.

2. Collecting data to inform project reports.
  • Cross checking of data collected both in the database and assessment forms
  • Contributing towards the development of data collection tools
  • Organizing and keeping good records of materials obtained through project implementation period of capitalization

3. Contributing to project planning
  • Participating in review of project plans
  • Contributing to the development of the project’s monitoring and implementing plan.

Qualifications and skills required:

Education: Certificate or equivalent in information Technology

  • Minimum of 2 years practical experience in related discipline, particularly in development or humanitarian context
  • Knowledge of disability and community-based rehabilitation an added advantage

Skills Required
  • Fluent in English & Kiswahili
  • Ms office
  • Proven skills in Information Technology
  • Proven skills in Data analysis and management
  • Reporting and monitoring skills
  • Excellent communication skills

  • Organizational skills
  • Team Player
  • Decision Making
  • Ability to multitask
  • Innovative
  • Problem solving

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees with their current official contacts) by email to :-

The email subject line should be marked: “Application for CBR Data Asst- KKM Position”.

Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a later stage.

Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.

Handicap International is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

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