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Data Officer Job at Infectious Diseases Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Data, Monitoring, and Research
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  31 January 2020
Duty Station: Nigeria
Posted: 20-01-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-01-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-01-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Data Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Computer & IT ]


Jobs at:

Infectious Diseases Institute

Deadline of this Job:
31 January 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

  Position : Data Officer (DO PACT-001).
Reporting to : Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer D
uty Station : Moroto/Kotido
The data officer will provide ongoing technical assistance to project, district and facility teams in recording and management of national and project-related data in line with current national guidelines. S/he will also assist the MEL Officer in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured by the Project MIS..

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Mentor health facility staff in documentation into appropriate national HMIS tools.
• Ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured into the HMIS tools
• Support facility staff in timely compilation of the routine HMIS reports Support health facility staff in producing data summaries that inform continuous quality improvement initiatives in TB programming.
• Participate in analysis and interpretation of data
• Ensure availability of required tools at the facility levels.
• Provide forecast to avoid stock outs of HMIS tools at facility level.
• Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time

Person Specifications
• Degree in any data management related field.
• Experience in medical data management is an added advantage.
• Experience in navigation of DHIS2 and USG data requirements.
• Previous experience in supporting busy TB, TB/HIV district data systems is an added advantage
• Attention to detail Team player
• Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.
• Good communication skills

Job Qualifications: Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Job application procedure
  Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 31st January, 2020. (Email your application and CV to ).
Key Notes:
1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
3. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
5. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
The Senior Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases Institute - IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University P. O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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