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Data Manager Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Data, Monitoring, and Research
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 7th December 2018
Duty Station: Fort Portal
Posted: 26-11-2018
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-11-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-11-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Data Manager

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Deadline of this Job:
7th December 2018

Duty Station:
Fort Portal, Uganda

Date Posted: 7th December 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organization affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BlPAl). a Network of pediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children's Clinical Centers of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America. Baylor Uganda is seeking experienced professionals to fill the following position:

Role Position: Data Manager (01 position, Fort Portal Regional Office)

Reporting to the M & E Manager, the successful candidate will monitor the implementation of M&E management systems and guidelines for measuring and tracking project's & impact and manage the utilization of data and information to promote learning, research and policy development in line with the M&E departmental mission

Overall responsibilities:

The Data Manager will develop and monitor the implementation of periodic MEL operational plans and manage the related & E budget in line with the objectives oil the ‘assigned projects/programs/core functions’, Develop and monitor the implementation of the Data Management framework inclusive of the community data management plan of the assigned projects programs/core functions‘ plus their integration with the various projects in the regional and at district health facility level in line with agreed upon performance indicators and donor requirements, Develop and monitor the implementation of approaches for conducting periodic surveys to establish the current, progress and impact level of the ‘assigned projects/ programs/core functions’ in line with the agreed upon performance indicators, Develop and monitor the implementation of an integrated system with Baylor-Uganda MEL systems for qualitative & quantitative data collection and validation of data for ‘assigned projects/programs’ in the region

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • A Master in statistics with a Bachelor’s degree in statistics.
  • Minimum four (4) years‘ experience in design and implementation of monitoring;
  • Familiarity with the Uganda HMIS system, DHIS2, OPENMRS and PEPFAR MIS (HIBRID)
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR MEI-32.2;
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators;
  • Good analytical skills & use of analysis packages e.g., MS, Excel, SPSS, SAS, STATA; and GIS;
  • Competence in computer programming, routine management of information systems, and maintenance of electronic databases.

Behavioral competencies:

  • Team and communication skills, networking and Partnership skills.
  • Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self-motivated and able to

Job application procedure
lf you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions. please email your application to: Applications should include a cover letter, CV, telephone contact, academic documents and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by 7th December 2018. You must have at least a credit B in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted tor interview. An approved Medical Check-up report from a recommended health center for successful candidates is a requirement at entry. Applications should be addressed to: The Head of Human Resources BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION-UGANDA, BLOCK 5 MULAGO HOSIPITAL, P.D. BOX 72052 CLOCK TOWER, KAMPALA

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