Data Clerk

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka


Job details
Primary Functions & Responsibilities

The Data Clerk will, on a daily basis undertake to do the following:

• Enter new data as submitted by the Field Data Assistants
• Sort raw data from primary data sheets and prepare source data for computer entry from the following registers:Lead Farmer and Follower Farmer Community Gardens
• Lead Farmer and Follower Farmer Market Gardens
Private Extension Agents
Legume Farmers
Health Facility Gardens
Village Chicken Demonstration and Follower Farmers
•™SLGs and Mother Support Group Member
• Verify data for correctness and completeness
• Preview work plans, work acquittal forms, and invoices from Field Data Assistants and advise accordingly before approval by District Technical Officers and TNS staff.
• Process source documents by reviewing data for deficiencies and resolving deficiencies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the Field Data Assistants for resolution.
• Maintains data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures as defined by SUN TA.
• Analyze files to eliminate duplication of data and
• Ensure data base backups are completed
• Maintains operations by following policies and procedures and reporting needed changes.

• Proactively raise issues of concern with the M&E Manager and contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Required Skills & Experience:

Candidates applying should possess the following requirements:

• Zambian citizen or right to work in Zambia
• Minimum of Diploma in agri-business, agriculture, or related discipline, a postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
• Ability to design and carry out task under minimal physical supervision;
Willingness and ability to travel often to the field;
• Good computer skills in Office software (Excel., Word, PowerPoint);
• Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

We encourage all qualified individuals who share TechnoServe’s vision of improving the lives of others through proven business solutions to apply.

With our commitment to diversity, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes.

We are also proud of our commitment to protecting staff, partners, and beneficiaries from abuse and exploitation and thoroughly vet all final candidates through rigorous background and reference checks.

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