Fresher Data Quality and Capture Officer NGO Jobs – Sightsavers



Fresher Data Quality and Capture Officer NGO Jobs – Sightsavers

Job Opportunity: Data Quality and Capture Officer at Sightsavers


Organization: Sightsavers
Location: Kampala, Uganda

About Sightsavers:
Sightsavers is an international development organization working to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality for people with disabilities. They operate in over 33 countries and strive to improve the lives of millions in the poorest regions.

Job Summary:
Sightsavers is looking for a Data Quality and Capture Officer to support the implementation of strategic monitoring systems and processes. This role focuses on maintaining data collection tools, ensuring high-quality data, and collaborating with various stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update Learning, Accountability, Monitoring, Performance (LAMP) data collection tools.
  • Build and integrate data capture tools into DHIS2.
  • Create training materials and provide training on LAMP data capture tools, systems, and processes.
  • Collaborate on data cleaning and dataflow creation to ensure coherence in data representation.
  • Review data quality across LAMP data sets and strengthen data validation processes.
  • Support the integration of LAMP into organizational systems and processes.
  • Align databases with Sightsavers’ outputs database and integrate data capture into DHIS2.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in statistics, International Development, ICT, data analytics, geography, or a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in data capture within Excel and data management.
  • Extensive experience in data cleaning and manipulation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, particularly advanced Excel skills.
  • Good analytical skills and ability to communicate effectively with non-technical audiences.
  • Desirable: Master’s degree in a relevant field, experience in DHIS2, visual analytics software, and proficiency in French.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should apply online, expressing their motivations for applying.

Deadline: 8th January 2024

Additional Information:
Remote interviews are expected to occur in late January or early February 2024. A data-based task will be part of the evaluation process.


This position at Sightsavers offers a unique opportunity for professionals with a passion for data quality and management in the field of international development. The role promises a chance to contribute to impactful projects, ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of data-driven initiatives.

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