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26 Jan 2023

Data Clerk at World Vision Ethiopia

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Job Description

World Vision is the largest child-focused private charity in the world. Our 34,000+ staff members working in nearly 100 countries have united with our incredible supporters to impact the lives of over 200 million vulnerable children by tackling the root causes of poverty. Through World Vision every 60 seconds…a family gets water…a hungry child is fed…a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.


Data Entry

  • Enters data collected with paper-based data collection tools into the computer as per the data collection tools,
  • Make sure that paper based data entry into the computer files or database systems is completed in the required time
  • Ensure necessary corrections and cross verifications (between what is entered and what is there in the paper) are carefully considered in the course of data entry
  • Tracks and reports on data collection tools submitted with data late after deadline

Data Quality Assurance

  • Make sure that the required data quality is maintained in both hard and soft copies in users’ friendly way.
  • Checks the accuracy of data entered into corresponding fields of hard and soft copies of data collection tools,
  • Make sure appropriate corrections are taken in timely manner for data that compromises data quality assurance
  • Ensure the process of data entry is made on appropriate and functional data collection tools that are in use
  • Track and report on data reported in formatted tools as well as nonfunctional data collection tools that are not in use

Data Verification

  • Verifies and ensure the accuracy of data entered into computer comparing with paper based data collection tools to avoid discrepancy of data
  • Ensure the completeness of each and every data entered on paper based data before starting data entry
  • Make sure the data reported is in an appropriate and functional data collection tool

Data Management and Documentation

  • Document and manage reported paper based data collection tools on a regular basis, by closely working with the MEL teams
  • Organize and sort data on both paper based records and soft copy following data entry.
  • Safeguards data with regular and continuous backups to ensure data protection and security

Data Clearing

  • Make sure that the documented hard and soft copy versions of data are cleaned
  • IR II staff in reviewing and cleaning the data collected


Required Professional Experience

  • Two year or more proven experience as data entry clerk or data entry experience or very closely related office experience;
  • Strong computer skills and rich experience in excel spreadsheet (data entry, data processing, cleaning, and its quality control mechanisms) in particular, working knowledge of MS Office Word and in general,
  • Ability to enter data into a computer quickly and accurately and fast typing skills,
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to think analytically,
  • Very good knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.),
  • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices,
  • Basic understanding of databases,
  • Proficient in English and Local Language (Afaan Oromoo) and Amharic
  • Understanding of data confidentiality principles is compulsory

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Minimum of University Diploma or above in statistics, economics, agricultural economics, Computer science/IT, and other development or social science field
  • Strong team work and partnership management skill
  • Ability to analyze issues within local and global contexts
  • Ability to think strategically and programmatically
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Strong basic  IT skills

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement : 5% field travel

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 15 February. 2023


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