Thursday, September 26, 2019

3 Job Opportunities at Afya Women Group (AWG), Project Data Clerks

Project data clerks (3 Posts) 

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

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania.
ii. Applicants must submit signed application letters.
iii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers; and indicating three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
iv. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.
v. Applicants must attach their certified copies of;
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
Birth certificate.
vi. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted
Form IV and form VI results slips;
Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.
vii. All applications must be addressed to:

Executive Director
Afya Women Group
Sabasaba Street
Or via email to

viii. Deadline for application is on 26th September, 2019 and;
ix. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview;
x. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action.

NOTE: Afya Women Group (AWG) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified Women and Persons with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Afya Women Group and the partners strictly maintain a workplace free from the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol and therefore background checks on these two aspects will be conducted on all shortlisted candidates as part of the interview process. Compliance with this policy is a condition of continued

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