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Data Clerk Job in Kenya

Position: Data Clerk 

Responsible to: Data Officer
Location: Dadaab – Non Family 

Closing date: 6th July, 2015 5pm
The Organization: Handicap International (HI) is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.

The rehabilitation project in Dadaab aims to provide and secure tangible and measurable improvement of independency in activities of daily living and quality of life of refugees living with physical impairment or disability.
The Position: Responsible for contributing towards development and management of the database for Persons with Disabilities ( PwDs), including baseline information for Dadaab project programming.

S/he will be responsible for:-
1. Provision of data in relation project activities
·                     Linking with implementing partners.
·                     Assisting in building capacity of incentive workers and host community volunteers on data collection and accurate use of data collection tools.
2. Collecting data to inform project reports by 
·                     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.
·                     Working closely with the field receptionist to ensure flow of information and filing system is followed.
3. Contributing to project planning by
·                     Participating in review of project plans
·                     Contributing to the development of the project’s monitoring and implementing plan.
·                     Any other duties assigned.
Qualifications and Experience required
·                     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 will be an added advantage.
·                     Fluent in English and Kiswahili.
·                     Somali will be an added advantage.
·                     Knowledge of MS Office.
·                     Proven skills in Information Technology.
·                     Proven skills in Data analysis and Management.
·                     Knowledge of Data analysis software’s e.g. SPSS, EPI-info will be an added advantage.
·                     Reporting and monitoring skills.
·                     Excellent communication skills
·                     Must have good understanding of data confidentiality issues.
·                     Must have good record keeping skills.
·                     Must be able to input data accurately.
·                     At least a minimum speed of 75 words per minute
·                     Good organizational skills
·                     Team player
·                     Problem solving
·                     Flexible
·                     Innovative
·                     Ability to multitask
·                     Decision making
·                     Fast learner
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) to :- G4S security guards at the main gate UNHCR compound (DMO) 

or by email to :-

The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Data Clerk –DDB Position”.

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

Any kind of lobbying on behalf of applicants or canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

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

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