Job Title: Program Data Analyst               

Reporting Unit/Supervisor: Coffee Program Manager

Location: Kampala

Program Duration: 7 months


The Data Analyst will be responsible for the quality, integrity and security of the database and entering all data gathered related to the monitoring and evaluation of the Project


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Responsible for monitoring and evaluating program performance in accordance with the logical framework and reporting requirements
  • Manage timely data collection, processing and analyse information from M&E systems for use throughout the project lifecycle
  • Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E activities including training on quality data collection processes
  • Ensure quality control and identify areas where adaptation might be needed
  • Ensure timely completion of major M&E deliverables, regular periodic analysis of data to identify and communicate lessons-learned and regular periodic presentation of data and analyses to country and regional management
  • Work with country and regional management to integrate M&E data into program planning and decision making processes
  • Work with country project team members to collect and analyse data on a regular basis
  • Review, monitor and analyse reports for impact evaluation purposes
  • Contribute to troubleshooting and addressing potential bottlenecks in program implementation
  • Support in the production of program narrative reports
  • Contribute to assessment of the quality and effectiveness of technical training packages
  • Proactively seek out data (mainly from field teams) and manage data entry and aggregation for analysis
  • Follow up with field staff to verify data received on a monthly basis
  • Arrange, file and store hard copies of all data in an orderly manner
  • Ensure the accuracy of all data entered by doing back checks on monthly training datasets
  • Clean and synthesize attendance and survey data
  • Manage data entry of farmer attendance database
  • Provide any translation service if required and support on agronomy material production
  • Review that all M&E data is complete and presented in the correct formats for analysis
  • Any other duties assigned by the Program Manager

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science or related technology fields is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing data for reputable organizations, preferably INGO or development agencies.
  • OR Master’s Degree + 1 years’ experience
  • Experience in training and supervising data collectors is an added advantage



Core Competencies include:

Integrity and honesty: Is widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual; presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent himself or herself for personal gain.

Team Work/ Relationships:  Works co-operatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full understanding of the role to be played as a team member and/or leader, to achieve a common goal.  Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and networks.

Learning attitude:  Proactively takes advantage of opportunities to learn. Actively identifies new areas for learning; applies and shares new knowledge and skill appropriately.

Diversity/Inclusiveness:  Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation for diversity and supports diversity efforts. Interacts effectively with and inclusively with people of all races, cultures, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, ages, and genders.

Communication:  Expresses ideas effectively in individual and group situations. Listens effectively; shares information, ideas and arguments; adjusts terminology, language and communication modes to the needs of the audience; ensures accurate understanding; acts in a way that facilitates open exchange of ideas and information; uses appropriate non-verbal communication.

Decision making/Problem Solving:  Is able to analyze situations, diagnose problems, identify the key issues, establish and evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a logical, practical and acceptable solution.  Is able to make effective decisions on a day-to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions, demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.

Results Oriented/ High Quality Deliverables:  Stays focused on the efforts necessary to achieve quality results consistent with programmatic or departmental goals. Demonstrates the ability to achieve effective results; works persistently to overcome obstacles to goal achievement. Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.

Planning & Time Management:  Establishes a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal. Effectively plans, schedules, prioritizes and controls activities; identifies, integrates and orchestrates resources (people, material, information, budget, and/or time) to accomplish goals. Prioritizes work according to the program or department’s goals, not just own job responsibilities; manages own time effectively.

Business Acumen:  The ability to use information, ask the right questions and take decisions that make an impact on the overall business performance.


Job Specific/Technical Competencies include:

Computer Literacy:  Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use specific computer programs or applications for own functional area.  Has the ability to improve performance by integrating new and existing technology into the workplace.







Attention to Detail






Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals



Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field.