Graduate Data Management Intern Job at WWF Uganda

WWF Uganda

Graduate Data Management Intern Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2023 - 2024

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: March 07 2024

Hiring Organization: WWF Uganda

Job Details:

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.

All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge. Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.

What we do: We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly qualified person to fill the position of Graduate Data Management Intern:

Position: Graduate Data Management Intern
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Location: Kampala Office with frequent visit to project sites
Supervises: Enumerators, Community-based Data clerks

Project Summary
Uganda’s high forest cover loss projected at 122,000ha of forest per year (MWE, 2016), is recognized as one of the highest in the World. In response, WWF Uganda implements Forest Land Restoration initiatives in the Albertine Graben and other landscapes in the Country.

Job Summary
The Graduate Data Management Intern will play a pivotal role in enhancing FLR data management across WWF UCO projects. Focused on optimizing data collection, digitization, analysis, and visualization processes, the intern will ensure accurate and efficient monitoring of FLR initiatives. Leveraging tools such as Kobo Toolbox, GIS platforms, and data analytics software (SPSS, Stata, NVivo), the intern will support the creation of interactive dashboards and comprehensive reports, thereby bolstering the evidence-based decision-making and impact assessment of conservation efforts. This role is crucial for achieving real-time, actionable insights into FLR progress and outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist in the development and implementation of comprehensive data management strategies for FLR projects to ensure efficient data collection, storage, and analysis processes.
• Support the digitalization of data collection tools and processes using platforms like Kobo Toolbox for efficient and accurate data collection.
• Contribute to the mapping of all FLR interventions and the production of interactive dashboards for real-time monitoring and decision-making.
• Provide technical support in collating, analyzing, and consolidating GIS and monitoring data, and preparing reports on FLR activities using monitoring tools in place.
• Engage in field-level data management activities, including digital data collection, and support partners in collecting and analyzing project data.
• Support in the ongoing support and training to field staff and enumerators on FLR data management practices, tools, and technologies to enhance project monitoring and evaluation capabilities.

Required Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Population studies, Business Economics, or related disciplines, obtained not more than 3 years ago, with at least a second-class upper division.
• Familiarity with data analytics software (SPSS, Stata, NVivo) and GIS tools.

Required Skills and Competences:
• Strong analytical and data management skills.
• Experience in using data analysis and management software like SPSS, Stata, PowerBI, among others.
• Detail-oriented with good technical report writing skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Application procedure

Email an application cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three (3) referees plus copies of academic qualifications (sent as one PDF document) clearly indicating “the job title” in the subject line to: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Kindly note that due to the large volumes of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline for applications: March 7, 2024

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce

Date Posted: 2023-03-01




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