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Data Officer at African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF)

Website African Agricultural Technology Foundation

African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is an international not-for-profit organization that facilitates and promotes public/private partnerships to promote food security and enhance livelihoods of smallholder farmers in SSA. AATF works with African governments, private and public technology owners and developers, NGOs, seed companies and African small holder farmers to identify and access technologies that address farmers' key problems andempower them through availability of a choice of agricultural innovations that generate wealth and health for their families and communities. AATF is a registered charity under the laws of England and Wales and has host country status with the Government of Kenya. The Foundation depends on the ongoing support and collaboration of different partners and investors to meet its objectives.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Data Officer

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Supervisor: Project Coordinator

 

Data Officer at African Agricultural Technology Foundation

 

 

Background

  • Through the AATF Special Initiative for STrengthening Cassava Agro-Processing and Digital Solutions (ASIST-APOD), AATF has acquired a new Cassava processing technology for processing high quality cassava flour without peeling the roots. The Machine will be installed in Fasola, Oyo State-Nigeria.
  • This initiative presents a novel model that seeks to utilize digital tools to enhance access to mechanization services and improved agronomy, then establish a centralized cassava processing facility that will be accessible to village-based processors who would otherwise not be able to afford modern cassava processing equipment.  Accessing this service will enable them to diversify their products, hence creating more value for the tubers.
  • Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the Data Officer is responsible for data management, perform tracking of all study delivery data and undertake data verification exercises on a routine basis to ensure accuracy and consistency of the data submitted.

Responsibilities

  • Support development and ensure availability of study data collection tools.
  • Provide an oversight on quality data collection, collation, data entry and analysis of results using statistical techniques and provide performance reports as required.
  • Provide supportive supervision for data collection and entry.
  • Conduct site visits as required for trouble shooting data issues.
  • Develop, Review and Maintain copies of data collection forms (ensuring accurate updating as needed) and support documentation for data management.
  • Maintain databases back up and filing systems for the study data.
  • Perform and document procedures for data preparation including data cleaning, standardization, and data analysis.
  • Ensure data management procedures have set timelines and meet established deadlines.
  • Participate in study data and progress reviews as required with the study coordinator and partners.
  • Ensure stock taking and supply of data collection tools and/or forms is done in a timely manner.
  • Conduct data quality and Assurance audits at the study sites/facilities. Contribute to the write-up of final study outcome report.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or its equivalent.
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (STATA, Advanced Excel, SPSS, SAS, R etc.)
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in information management and managing databases.
  • Experience in use of Agriculture aggregate database and or dashboard.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to deliver with short notice.
  • Self-Directed
  • Ability to Multitask

Application Closing Date
22nd March 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: aatf-hr@aatf-africa.org using “Data Officer” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit aatf-africa.org .

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