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Posted on 08 Nov, 2023
Closing on 25 Nov, 2023

Job Description

[Data Entry] 

The Data Entry is responsible to collect data from SW on time, enter the data into database, analyse and submit the updated data to appropriate actors. The Data Entry is responsible for adhering to protection principles and ensuring confidentiality while collecting and storing the data. The data entry will work under the direct supervision of the CP Assistants with additional supervision from the Project Officer and MEAL Assistant to ensure data quality and confidentiality principles are adhered to.

If you share our values and believe that children’s lives should not be torn apart by war, we want to hear from you.

  • Department: Program    
  • Contract Type: Fixed contract
  • Place of Work: Sana'a - Yemen    
  • Working Hours: Full-time 
  • Reports to: CP Assistant     
  • Salary Range: As per War Child Salary Scale

About us

War Child, the charity for children affected by war. We are the only specialist charity for children in conflict, delivering high-impact programmes that are rebuilding lives across Afghanistan, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic and Yemen. We understand children’s needs, respect their rights, and put them at the centre of the solution - from supporting Syrian children to access education to reintegrating child soldiers in the Central African Republic and upholding the rights of children caught up in juvenile justice in Afghanistan. We look forward to a world in which the lives of children are no longer torn apart by war. This is a vision that can only be realised through the collective actions of children themselves, communities and their leaders, organisations like War Child, governments, and key decision-makers.

WAR CHILD UK has established a mission in Yemen in 2016, initially starting its programming with the implementation of projects for the provision of food assistance to ensure children have access to food and are able to meet their basic nutritional needs. WAR CHILD UK - YEMEN later expanded its programming to include education and protection integrated activities. Today, WCUK – YEMEN has two registered offices in Sana’a and Aden governorates and continues to work with local partners and stakeholders across the country to support and improve children’s wellbeing to ensure they can access relevant protection services, education and livelihoods opportunities.

Our values


We use our passion and creativity to deliver high quality evidence-based work to maximise our beneficial impact for children in conflict.

Accountable to children

Children can rely on us to respond to their voices and to treat them with respect and dignity.


We expect to be held to account by our supporters and beneficiaries and we respond with openness and honesty

Committed to each other

We support each other and our partners to achieve ambitious goals and to be the best we can be.  We are honest and open with each other, sharing our successes and confronting our challenges.

Your role

The Data Entry position is responsible for collecting, entering, and analysing data from various sources within specified timeframes. They work under supervision to ensure data quality and confidentiality principles are upheld. The role involves accurately inputting data into databases, performing basic data analysis tasks, and maintaining documentation of data collection processes. The Data Entry collaborates with other team members to ensure smooth workflow and effective communication. Their role is crucial in maintaining accurate and reliable data for decision-making purposes.

Your responsibilities:

  • Prepare, compile and sort documents for data entry.
  • Assist in the development of forms for data collection and analysis and templates for data entry if requested.
  • Ensure accurate data entry of new information into the beneficiary database and regularly update, maintain   existing database system records daily with data collected from all field activities: Case Management data and Cash Assistance. 
  • Manage the databases by ensuring accurate data entry, clean up, storage and regularly update, maintain existing database system records.
  • Provide basic data analysis and findings on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Manage project files and make sure a hard-copy folder and an electronic folder are assigned to the project with initial documentation inserted, and that existing files are kept updated.
  • She/He will also be asked to undertake additional tasks associated with this position in support of the project manager and Management. 
  • Follow protection guiding principle, ensure confidentially and keep/store information in a private manner. 
  • Assist in providing information and analysis for trend analysis on CP cases.
  • Support the Cash Distribution Officer in recording the cash assistance data provided by WCUK and ensure a regular analysis of this data.
  • Secures information by completing database backups.
  • May be required to undertake field trips to project sites.
  • Perform any other task assign by the supervisor.
  • Always ensure confidentiality and conduct all activities respectfully and sensitively to beneficiaries and staff.

 These duties provide a framework for the role and should not be regarded as a definitive list. Other reasonable duties may be required consistent with the grade of the post.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: 

  • Proven technical expertise managing data and information cycle: from data collection, processing, storage, and analysis for diverse datasets as well as presenting information in understandable, effective, and visually appealing tables, charts, graphs, maps, visuals and reports.
  • Prior experience in working and/or coordinating with other NGOs. 
  • Technical understanding of core protection concepts, prevention, and response strategies in line with best practices.
  • Good knowledge of protection concepts and principles. 
  • Excellent computer skills (proven computer literacy), especially in excel. 
  • Report writing skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Batchelor degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related discipline.
  •  Relevant professional experience of not less than 2 years in similar positions.

Your team

CP Assistant
Data Entry
These duties provide a framework for the role and should not be regarded as a definitive list. Other reasonable duties may be required consistent with the grade of the post.
 Important Information

  • War Child UK is an equal opportunity employer.
  • War Child UK does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
  • As this role is a national position, all candidates are required to be Yemeni nationals.
  • Female with the above qualifications is highly encouraged to apply.
  • Only candidates who are short-listed will be contacted.

Our benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 30 annual leave per year
  • Transportation and Appearance Allowance
  • Investment in training and development
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Social Security Contribution
  • 1-1 wellbeing consultations with trained counsellors 
  • Enhanced Leave Policy
  • Eid Bonus

Child safeguarding and Adults at Risk

Our work with children and at-risk adults to keep them safe is the most important thing we do. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults in all areas of our work. We have zero tolerance for any behaviours and practices that puts children and/or vulnerable adults at risk of abuse and/or harm. Successful applicants will be expected to be compliant and sign up to our Child Safeguarding policy, our Code of Conduct and PSEA: Adults at Risk Policy. You can find the Child Safeguarding and Adults at Risk policy here: 

How to Apply

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