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DIU Evaluation Officer

Data Intuition Uganda (DIU)

This is a Full-time position in Mbarara posted December 31, 2021.

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# Job Description

Job Title DIU Evaluation Officer
Location Mbarara
Supervisor DIU Team Leader
Experience 1-3 years
Department Research and Programing Travel 50%

About Data Intuition Uganda DIU
Data Intuition Uganda DIU is a fast paced growing Research, Analytics and
Advisory/Policy RSA not-for-profit
Organization that generates and disseminates knowledge and data-based
evidence, while empowering people, organizations, businesses and governments
towards transforming and impacting lives everywhere

We dedicate time and resources into a rigorous RSA model, empowering
partners and creating a data-driven way of thinking. Our core team is a
consortium of RSA experts since 2016 and are fully registered as a charity
in Uganda under #80020003313347
DIU delivers high quality data and knowledge to inform and influence real time
decisions and discussions with sectoral focus on education, agriculture and
nutrition, health, financial inclusion, governance and leadership, water
sanitation and hygiene, social protection, small and medium enterprises, and
general community development.
Our sectoral focus is selectively mapped in alignment with 9 key Sustainable
Development Goals, SDGs. Our RSA approach to work is crafted to contribute to
the greater global need of covering the available gaps in quality data and
knowledge existing within the SDGs indicator metrics measurement models.

DIU is deeply aware of the fast-paced changes in global technology, approaches
and methodologies that required to create global change, we therefore not only
provide the most precise RSA knowledge and insights, but also engage our
partners in a strategy that empowers them to continue driving and influencing
the economic development, society and humanity at large.
As part of our continued fast paced growth, DIU has planned and designed a
very ambitious strategic plan for the year 2022. We are looking for highly
motivated and results oriented individuals to join our team, who will support
the realization of the strategic goals and overall organization growth.

Job Description
DIU is looking for a highly competent Evaluation Officer, who serves as a data
analytics and insights expert, collectively working with DIU staff and
partners to achieve our RSA. The role is focused on management of enormous
volumes of research data streaming from multiple sources, and providing data-
driven insights to relevant partner organizations and stakeholders. In this
position, the Evaluation Officer takes lead in ensuring the most appropriate
data warehousing, investigation, research, data management and reporting, as
well as provision of dashboard solutions to DIU staff and partner
organizations.
The Officer takes lead in programming and building predictive and data mining
models and algorithms using appropriate code language like XML Macro, C++,
Python, Java or R, with an overall objective to facilitate DIU’s RSA model.
With tenacity, he/she dives strongly into various datasets to uncover
insights, formulate and test ideas to help bring out the understanding of data
trends – helping DIU and partners to take suitable and viable courses of
action. The incumbent is a specialist in parsing and blending data toward
generating knowledge and insights for development and life transformation.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Planning Evaluation Studies / Evaluations / Research /Surveys – Works with
the partners and DIU in planning and organizing relevant surveys and studies.
Ensuring that all data collection teams have the necessary resources across
all operative work sites.
• Data tools / technology reviews – Ensures seamless and real time inflow of
data collected from multiple field sites and from large numbers of
contractors. Working with relevant evaluation officers in ensuring that all
data analysis plans and tools are in place and well updated. He or she
regularly audits system data to guarantee compliance, accuracy and duplication
management. He/she ensures DIU and partners are using the best technology and
application in furthering DIU’s RSA model.

• Process Improvement / Advisory – The Evaluation Officer identifies
opportunities to improve data management and reporting processes leveraging
technology software and applications e.g. Alteryx, Tableau, SurveyCTO or
related
• Data Quality Checks – Perform extensive data validation and quality
assurance analysis within a variety of data sources, extracting knowledge and
actionable information while taking lead on building proactive data validation
automation to catch data integrity issues.
• Data analysis and Modeling – Use Alteryx, Python, R or related applications
to design and flesh out data mining and prediction models for use in regular
and/or automated reporting and analysis. Having in mind the space and time to
further explore machine learning and data mining opportunities aimed at
drawing insights that will aid the organization in developing suitable courses
of action over time.
• Data patterns and visuals – Build tabular and/or visualization reports as
needed. Identifying, analyzing and interpreting data trends for our partners’
organizations mult-dimensional data sets. Evaluates operations for
inefficiencies and identifies areas where to create, automate, and develop
tools that will change the narrative for the better.

• Qualifications and Skills
• Degrees in Statistics, Computer Sciences, and Computer Engineering, not a
requirement but favorable.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in applied statistics and data management

• Required to have programming skills in any of the following: XML Macro, C++,
Python, Java, R
• Required to have data analysis skills using statistical software e.g.,
STATA, EpiInfo, STATA, EpiInfo
• Experience with Alteryx, GIS tools, and AI Development Platforms is an added
advantage

• Personal Qualities
• Organizes workload effectively while remaining aware of changing priorities
and competing deadlines.
• A self-starter, who is highly self-motivated
• Results-oriented, critically thinking through solutions to challenges that
arise.
• An excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing.
• A flexible, adaptive individual who thrives in a diverse and inclusive
working environment.

• Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.

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[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
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**Closing Date** : 10th Feb. 2022

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