Ghana Data Officer


Company Meridia Ghana
Industry Legal
Category Data Manageme...
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GHS2100 -GHS2...
Education B. Ed or Dipl...
Experience 1 year
Job Expires Mar 20, 2019
Contact Ama Kwapong

Company Profile

For rural communities in upcoming economies, land ownership is the first and most important path to prosperity. Clear access to land offers everyday sustenance and long-term economic perspective. But to prosper from their land these communities first need to clarify boundaries and leverage its economic potential.

That’s where Meridia comes in. We combine the technological tools and on-the-ground expertise to unlock land potential. From digitally mapping boundaries and validating legal documents to helping secure ownership, we bring much-needed transparency and clarity to the communities that need it most.

We’re on a mission to make the equitable distribution and use of land accessible to all. Not just one-off solutions, but a full-service approach that plays specifically into each community’s continuously changing needs.

Job Description

Meridia is looking for Junior Data Officers based in our Accra office, to do data cleaning and verify incoming field data of cocoa farm mappings across Ghana. The role is full-time.

As Data Officer, you will be working with our back office data system to systematically review, clarify, improve and verify field data, both spatial (geographical) and non-spatial (text and images). You will be responsible for data going out to corporate clients, government agencies, licensed surveyors and other key stakeholders.  

 We are looking for people who are happy to work at finding data anomalies, and checking that everything  is correct. We need you to be diligent and timely, present with the task at hand as well as a team player. We are based in East Legon and that will be your work station every day, 5 days a week. You will be working closely with our data team and field teams, essentially your role is to make sure that our product is of highest quality.

Data Officer key activities:

  • Cleaning data items
  • Verifying data items
  • Checking photos specifications
  • Checking geometries
  • Cross-checking information
  • Communicating with the field team

Required Skills or Experience

The ideal candidate has/is:

  • Experience in data entry, data analysis, data cleaning
  • Good computer skills
  • Collaborative and solution oriented
  • Independent, self-motivated and able to deliver results
  • Strong with local languages, numerical input and maps
  • Excellent professional English
  • Ability to be focused and work diligently
  • Able to structure work independently

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