Data Management Assistant



Data Science
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024
Reporting/Supervisor: Programs & Data Analyst

Location: Port-au-Prince

Contract: Employee

Travel: Approximately 30% local travel

  • About Acceso

Acceso ( ) is a pioneering social business builder that brings entrepreneurial solutions to global poverty. Acceso’s mission is to create fundamental and lasting economic change in the lives of rural smallholder farming families. Our pioneering entrepreneurial modelprovides smallholder farmers with a sustainable way to participate in formalized markets, enabling them to work themselves out of poverty with dignity and to prosper . Acceso currently operates a portfolio of three social businesses in Colombia, Haiti and El Salvador. Across our agribusinesses, we have impacted more than 35,000 smallholder farmers and farm workers, generating more than $80m in farmer income to date. Acceso has plans for scaling and replicating its model across Latin America and the Caribbean.

Acceso Haiti, one of the few successful social agribusinesses in Haiti with staying power, works with the country’s largest formalized network of farmers, sourcing peanuts, mangoes, limes, and moringa to sell to local and international buyers.

  • Position Description:

The Data Assistant will be responsible for activities related to data collection and analysis, and database management. In addition to ensuring correct data entry, the Data Assistant will be responsible for uploading clean data to a shared drive to create weekly dashboards and reports. The assistant will report directly to the Programs and Data Analyst.

  • Key Responsibilities:

The duties listed below are intended as illustrations of the types of duties that may be performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Analyze complex farmer network data, communications info and financial and operating information from various sources to provide accurate and timely recommendations to management for decision-making purposes.
  • Complete analysis of key performance indicators of all areas of farmer network data and communications info.
  • Perform other analysis and dashboarding as requested.
  • Implement the monitoring and evaluation plan for Acceso Haiti.
  • Assist in creation of forms / surveys in Farmforce Software for upload to field team tablets.
  • Test Farmforce in field with team.
  • Develop training materials to train field team on Farmforce utilization to ensure clean data entry.
  • Troubleshoot any issues related to tablet use and upload of data to central Farmforce database.
  • Maintain clean, up-to-date, working central Farmforce database;
  • Manage transfer of data from central Farmforce database to shared drive.
  • Work on special projects and/or grant reporting as assigned.
  • Troubleshoot problems, inaccuracies and other issues to achieve 100% accuracy with farmer network data systems.
  • Assist in creating weekly work plans for the field team.
  • Support the Data Manager in supervising smallholder production: farmer recruitment, input requisition, and purchases.
  • Coordinate with the Data Manager to ensure all fields are entered into the Farmforce database.
  • Assist the Agriprograms Manager in overseeing product traceability, warehouse organization, and reporting all inventory transfers.
  • Support the Agriprograms Manager in ensuring quality control protocols are strictly followed.
  • Assist the Agriprograms Manager in approving salary/benefit payments, advances, and reimbursements for field technicians.
  • Core Attributes, Education, Work Experience & Languages:
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ambition for growth.
  • Has an ‘it can be done’ mind set and prepared to go the extra mile to do what it takes to support Acceso’s beneficiaries.
  • Good analytical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Passionate about poverty alleviation and improving farmer livelihoods and adopting new entrepreneurial solutions to solve poverty.
  • Major course work in technology, data, business or mathematics.
  • Knowledge of database management.
  • Knowledge of supply chains and / or agribusiness.
  • MS Office applications, particularly as related to database structure and data collection and reporting methods and sophisticated statistical analysis and data management.
  • Two (2) years of experience of managing data systems.
  • Advanced user of MS Office Suite applications (experience with accounting and operations software a strong plus).
  • Oral and written fluency in French, Creole and English. Spanish is a strong plus.

N.B.: Candidates from CTPEA are highly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit your CV/Resume and Cover Letter (all in English) via the application form below.

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Acceso is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes.