IDI Makerere Data Officer Jobs in Uganda

IDI Makerere Data Officer Jobs in Uganda

General Summary

  • The data officer will provide ongoing technical assistance to the 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 in the Project MIS, DHIS-2 and other databases relating to TB data entry at national and facility levels.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Mentor health facility staff in documentation into appropriate national HMIS tools.

  • Ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured into the HMIS

  • Support facility staff in the 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 Specification

  • Degree in any data management related field.

  • Postgraduate training in M&E is an added advantage.

  • Experience
    in medical data management is an added advantage.

  • Experience in the navigation of DHIS2 and USG-databases.

  • Previous experience in supporting busy TB/HIV district data systems is an added advantage.

  • Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Understands client confidentiality and exhibits a high level of ethical conduct.

  • Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, internet and PowerPoint.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.

  • Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Good communication skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IDI Makerere Data Officer Jobs in Uganda

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