Pact: Data Support Officer

Pact World
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 28 April, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Ekurhuleni District, Gauteng
 
Position Summary:

PACT, an International NGO based in Pretoria, seeks to employ a candidate with expertise in Data Capturing and management for 5 months starting May 2021 to implement its USAID- funded Government Capacity Building Support Program (GCBS).

The Data Support Officer will be based in Ekurhuleni district and will report to the Provincial MERL Advisor. They will be responsible for capturing data at the relevant Department of Social Development (DSD) service delivery points and non-profit organizations (NPOs) as per the GBCS Program work plan.

Minimum Key Responsibilities and duties:

  • Ensure accurate daily data capturing and consolidation for designated service points and non-profit organizations (NPOs) using available data capturing system;
  • Ensure that all data are captured according to the standard  operating procedures;
  • Ensure that data is transmitted to the relevant manager within the set time frames;
  • Participate in data quality management by performing systems verifications, data quality assurance and control measures;  
  • Complete monthly reporting templates and timely submission thereof;
  • Support service points and NPOs to address emerging data management issues;

Minimum Education and Expertise Requirements:

  • Matric;
  • A Post-matric qualification will be advantageous;
  • Must have a minimum of two years’ working experience in data capturing, data management and or/ analysis;
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Power Point and MS Excel;
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English communication;
  • Good interpersonal skills, have the ability to take initiative and be a team player;
  • Understanding of administrative procedures and functions;
  • Must be a South African national with fluency in at least one local indigenous South African language
  • A valid driver’s license is preferable and must be willing to travel
  • Must be able to start immediately

Only applicants possessing the prescribed minimum qualifications and experience are invited to submit their electronic CVs and application letters with a subject line “Data Support Officer - Ekurhuleni” to  [email protected]
                                                                                  
Closing Date: 28 April 2021

Pact reserves the right to verify all information provided by candidates including credit rating. Please note that correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only and if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks after closing date kindly accept that your application was unsuccessful

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