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Dianah Akello
Actively job seeking/unemployed
Kampala, Uganda
Economist with 3years work experience in Data collection, recording, analysis and reporting seeks a challenging and demanding opportunity that allows realization of full potential and to grow career wise with a bias to humanities. Have basic accounting knowledge, Self driven and team player, very adaptive, can relocate immediately, easily trainable, have digital skills, firm in decision making.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
Data officer (Ministry of lands housing and urban development) tasked with data verification, recording both manual and digital, archiving, data analysis and Reporting among other duties as assigned from time to time.

-Experience in leading and training a small team.

-Microsoft skills with hands on experience on spread sheets, word.

-Excellent communication,verbal or written, internal and with stakeholders as well as a good listener.

-Accurate report writing and presentation for easy use by intended parties.

-Core values of integrity and confidentiality for security and safety purposes.

-Attention to detail without compromising the set deadlines and output quality.

-Highly organised, with great organisational and archiving skills for easy access.

-Excellent data entry skills with utmost accuracy and speed based on good typing skills.

-Patience and perseverance in cases of repetitive tasks or multitasking as required.

-Familiar with administrative tasks like filing, printing, work premises safety in terms of look up and open up, ensuring availability of necessary supplies for the normal duty operations.

-Dynamic and easily adjust based on work requirements and duty station changes, work load dynamics as well as deadline changes.

-Always open to on job training opportunities to boost efficiency and enhance skills.
B.A (HONS)Economics degree attained from Makerere University Uganda after a 3 year course study and received a second class award in 2010. Course units studied included but not limited to Economics(intermediate level micro and macro), Mathematics, Econometrics, Accounting, Research methodologies, Statistics, Planning and Management, computer skills, Finance study.

Attained Advanced Certificate of Education (U.A.C.E) awarded by Uganda National Examinations Board (U.N.E.B) after completion of advanced level of secondary education. Core study subjects included Economics, History, Geography, Religious Education.

Attained Uganda Certificate of Education (U.C.E) awarded by Uganda National Examinations Board after successful completion of secondary Education at ordinary level. Study subjects majorly included but not limited to English, Mathematics, Commerce, Geography, History.
Having had a great and keen interest in calculus, I actively participated in Mathematics inter school competitions and ultimately became not only a member but head of the School Mathematics club charged with organizing and supervising Math competitions within school, Coordinated Math seminars and study schedules with parties involved.

Received a Certificate awarded by Barclays Bank Uganda after satisfactory and successful completion of Ready To Work study program
in recognition of work skills, people skills, money skills and entrepreneurial skills study modules.

However,I also intend to upgrade Education wise in near future but currently open to undertake any specific short course or skills training as required, should such a job opportunity present itself.
Affiliations and Achievements:
In the previous job as data officer, some of the achievements included;
-Gained Skillful professional typing speed given the large volumes of data involved.
-Contributed to timely data entry and creation of electronic land titles registry for two duty stations .
-Due to good and quality performance, moved from one duty station to another, helped boost the work unit and also helped train new colleagues.
-Reorganized manual archives for reference purposes and created well arranged digital archives as well.
-Accurately analyzed data and generated regular reports used in project progress assessment.
-Constructed new files in place of old and damaged hard copy files and updated them accordingly that is both manual and digital updates.
-Identified fraudulent cases related to transfer of land ownership and advocated for further investigation.

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    Years of Experience:
    2-5 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Ateso, Luganda
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