Data Associate

Zambia Centre for Communication Programs - Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia, Lusaka

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Data Associate

  • Implement, and enforce proper data collection policies and procedures according to the Data collection guideline.

  • Train and support data collectors, community volunteers (CV), in data collection tools and procedures (with reference to the 3. Data collection tools and protocols)

  • Conduct supportive supervision during activity implementation to promote adherence to standards and procedures

  • Inspect data collection tools for completeness at the collection level.

  • Provide feedback on utilization of data collection tools by users, Community Volunteers (CV).

  • Ensure the filing of both hard and soft copy documents is according to the filing guidelines.

  • Storage of copies of data collection tools with ease of access by authorized users

  • Monitoring utilization of programme resources including funds and equipment

  • Periodically monitor progress against agreed indicators in the performance Monitoring and Evaluation plan

  • Document on a regular basis lessons learnt on various project interventions by programme staff

  • Ensure utilization of PMP by Program Officers

  • Provide training on basic data aspects to CVs

  • Ensure data is captured in the database before each Monthly reporting schedule.

  • Complete monthly indicator summations using the data base and enter the data onto the DHIS2 online system for the district(s).

  • Troubleshoot data submission errors and data error issues

  • Perform and document procedures for data management (including data cleaning, standardization and analysis)

  • Perform quality control procedures such as data validation, completeness, timeliness and reliability.

  • Endure that Data is backed up on a monthly basis.

  • Produce monthly updates and reports on the status of reported data.

  • Participate in the preparation and presentation of data.

  • Assist in developing means to correct the problems.

  • Reports to District HIV/AIDS Committee  (Monthly, Quarterly, Semi-Annual and Annual) for the district(s).

  • Regular Data Quality Assessment (DQA) forms for reported data.

  • Generate monthly Indicator Summation forms.
  • Requirements

    Min education
    Primary school
    Required experience
    4 Years
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