Data Coordinator

HERD International
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-01-20 Deadline: 2021-01-27
  • Location : Nepal
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Research and Development
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Data Coordinator


  • Duration of Employment 16 months contract with possibility of extension

  • Working nature Full-time assignment

  • Working hours 40 hours a week

  • Duty station District office in Kapilvastu with 70% field visit within district

  • Supervisor CAPPT M&E Manager

Key responsibilities of the Data Co-ordinator are as follows:

Core technical functions

1. Overall management of the surveillance data collection in all study clusters.

2. Undertake day to day line management of field based DAs and other relevant staff.

3. Engage in finalization of surveillance tools during the trial run in phase and conduct certain

percentage of household level data collection using tablets,

4. Work in close collaboration with DAs and conduct anthropometric measurement, Hb

measurement, recording of data and updating in CommCare.

5. Support and supervise local female monitors (LFMs) in the process of menstrual monitoring,

including supervising and monitoring the records/registers maintained by the LFM

6. Provide oversight and facilitate (when required) for all relevant local training activities required

to develop the performance capacity of the field team in the trial clusters.

7. Undertake technical supervision of the DAs to ensure timely completion of planned data

collection activities with high quality work and results.

8. Supervise and monitor the data being collected in the field and track the inconsistencies,

incompleteness and errors based on the outliers identified from real time monitoring report by

the central data team and provide feedback to DAs as well as the central team

9. Maintain the log of Barcode registers used by DAs and LFM registers used by LFM.

10. Monitor and document the progress of the DAs with daily reports to CAPPT M&E Manager in

Kapilvastu and trial co-ordinator in HERDi central office team.

11. Ensure proper documentation of project activities and reporting of all activities with sufficient

proof documents

12. Prepare regular reports (progress report, activity reports, etc.), with support from research  manager, intervention manager and surveillance manager, based on requirements of projects

13. Undertake any other task as required by the organization


Job Specification



 Minimum bachelor’s degree in public health, nursing or any health related subject

 At least 2 years of demonstrable experience in;

o working in implementation of research project and monitoring project activities

o conducting health research, doing data collection using tablets

o coordinating with Government bodies, external donors, partners and stakeholders

o working in close coordination as a team and supervising/ mentoring junior colleagues

 Proven ability to analyze data sets and write comprehensive reports

 Proven track record of timely and quality delivery

 Fluent in spoken Awadhi

 Fluent in spoken and written English and Nepali

 Excellent computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office package.

 Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills



 Experience of working with government and development agencies

 Sound knowledge of the health systems in Nepal and elsewhere

 Proven ability of confidence and an ability to work well as a team member whilst demonstrating

a genuine appetite for personal learning

Apply Instructions

Submit your CV and a cover letter along with the duly filled application form to mentioning the position that you are applying for in the subject line of the email before 5 PM, Wednesday, 27 January 2021.


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Organization Summary

HERD INTERNATIONAL is a research and development agency, promoting evidence informed policies and practices for sustainable development and contributing to improve quality of life of people. It is legally registered as a service company under the Office of the Company Registrar, Ministry of Industry, Nepal. HERD INTERNATIONAL functions with the principles of Youth-Centric Empowerment, High Regard to Human Subjects, Partnership and Collaboration, Integrated Development, Innovation for Impact, Translating Evidence into Policy and Practice and Zero Tolerance on Corruption and Misappropriation. All members of this organization embody in principle and practice these principles.

We function with 3E approaches of EFFICIENCY, EXECUTION and EMPOWERMENT.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu , Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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