Afya Women Group (AWG) is a registered Non-Governmental Organization founded in 1995 in Mufindi district to implement programmes aimed at improving the quality of life of Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVC) Most vulnerable children (MVC) and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) by providing support and care. The organization’s strategic plan focuses on four thematic areas: Capacity development, Stakeholder involvement, Resource mobilization and Service delivery. AWG believes that the responsibility to care for PLWHA, OVCs and MVCs is a collaborative effort involving families, community, government and stakeholders.
AWG has been receiving USAID funding from PACT for a five year project since 2016 implementing USAID Kizazi Kipya Project which aims at providing support and care to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), most vulnerable children (MVC) and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Mufindi district (Mufindi district council and Mafinga Town council).
AWG employs competent, dynamic and self-driven individuals with strong technical knowledge and skills in implementing donor funded projects while ensuring plans for project and organization sustainability. AWG is now seeking Tanzania nationals to fill below positions for the USAID Kizazi Kipya Project.
Position: Project data clerks (3 Posts)
Reporting to: Executive Director
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga
Responsibilities and Duties
Receive forms from volunteers & program officer and punch data into the data base in the place before send to M&E for compilation and reporting.
Maintain data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures.
Secures information by completing data base backups
Transferring data from paper formats into computer files or database systems
Verify data by comparing it to source documents
Update existing data.
Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested
Performed regular backups to ensure data preservation
Sort and organize paperwork after entering data to insure it is not lost
You will be responsible for insuring that the information is entered in to the system in a timely and effective manner ,while ensuring highest degree of data entry accuracy
Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Holder of diploma in records keeping with one year relevant work experience or certificate in records keeping, data entry, statistics, computer application with at least three years’ relevant work experience in a relevant field in a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
Integrity and professionalism
Have sense of confidentiality
Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
Ability to Work to tight deadlines and targets
A highly motivated and self-driven individual
A good team player prepared to assume responsibilities.
Proven report writing skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Good problem-solving skills
Good negotiation skills