2 Feb 2016

Abt Associates Job Vacancy : Data Entry Assistant

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Abt. Associates Inc., a US based company, is implementing the PMI/ USAID–funded African Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) program. AIRS has been implemented in in Ghana since 2008 in some selected districts in the Northern Region.

Job Description

Abt Associates is implementing Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) in five selected districts in the Northern region: Kumbungu, West Mamprusi, East Mamprusi, Mamprugu/Moagduri And Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo districts.

We are currently seeking qualified individuals to fill temporary positions as Data Entry Assistant (16 positions). Successful candidates will be contracted for not more than 3 months. Candidates that live in any of the districts mentioned above will have an added advantage.


  • Responsibilities of Data Entry Assistant
  • Enter house-to-house mobilization and spray data into the AIRS database.
  • Perform regular data cleaning to ensure quality data for spray operations decision making.
  • Address data collections errors
  • Generate and print house-to-house mobilization and spray data report from AIRS database for spray teams when needed.
  • File all house-to-house mobilization and spray data cards according to project filing protocols.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum of Diploma in computer science, management or any other related field.
  • Previous experience in data entry and management is an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in English and one or more Northern Ghanaian Language will be an advantage.
  • Comfortable in the use of MS office application especially MS Access and MS Excel.
  • Previous experience in IRS activities is an added advantage.

How to Apply

Please look through the above mentioned districts and select any one where you wish to be considered for the position of Data Entry Assistant and state this in your application letter. Application letters that do not have specific sites/ district will not be considered.
You can send your application letter and CV by any of the methods stated below. Please choose only one method and apply through that method, do not use both methods to apply:
  • Send your applications to the following email: [email protected] (Please indicate the position and district in the subject line of the email. Emails without district and Job title will not be considered)
  • You can also deliver your application by hand to the Abt Associates Inc. Office building located near VSO office off the SSNIT Road Junction Kalpohine, Estates Tamale.
Deadline for submission of applications is Tuesday February 16th, 2016. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.
  • Only qualified applicants will be contacted.
  • Females are particularly encouraged to apply.

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