Job TitleData Officer ( 2 Positions)

Duty Station:  ARUA and NEBBI

Reports to: District Program Officer

Job Summary:

The Data Officer will be responsible for the management of data needs of the CHN project at district level through the development and maintainace of appropriate databases, regular analyses and data extractions, and in collaboration with the project officer, he/she will be responsible for data reporting and dissemination for decision-making and advocacy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • With guidance of the M&E lead, participate and support in the design/development of the project’s M&E system and related tools, clearly identifying the users and the utility of the data/information.
  • Participate and support the development and implementation of UCMB project Activity Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (AMEL) plan—including the adapatation of project M&E tools,
  • Responsible for data entry and maintenance of the district project database from intake, enrolment and follow up
  • Collect, compile and analyze project data for planning and reporting
  • Conduct Regular data quality Assessments, project Implementation
  • Assist the project management team in implementing proposed data use and demand strategies amongst staff for improved tracking of project implementation progress
  • Identify, develop, document and disseminate key project learning and best practices to improve project implementation
  • Ensure data access, sharing, storage and back up according to UCMB data management policy
  • Participate in project meetings and ensure minutes are filed
  • Manage and safeguard project data collection and support routine & timely data requirements for project decion-making and advocacy,
  • Contribute to written performance reports to the donor, and other project deliverables.
  • Work with project partners, district leadreship and Ministry of Health teams to ensure accurate information flow 
including data collection, measurement, and reporting.



  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Statistics, Management Information Systems, Quantitative Economics, Business studies, development studies, or related discipline is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ field experience in a similar position in project, development and/or humanitarian context.
  • Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection (using ODK/Kobocollect) is an added advantage
  • Knowledge in basic data analysis using SPSS, STATA, SQL, VBA, MS Excel, Epi-info and Atlas ti
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision
  • High quality interpersonal skills
  • Cultural sensitivity, confidentiality, patience and flexibility
  • English fluency with excellent oral and writing skills is required.
  • Must be Resident of Arua or Nebbi district
  • Knowledge of Kiswahili and any of the widely spoken local languages i.e. Alur, and Lugbara, is a desirable.

Application procedure

Eligible and interested candidates should apply and attach their signed CVs, copies of certificates, degrees, and testimonials to the address below not later than 12th February 2021.

The Secretary General
Uganda Catholic Secretariat,
Plot 672, Hanlon Road – Nsambya Hill
P.O. Box 2886 Kampala