Makerere University School of Public Health Data Officers Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University School of Public Health Data Officers Jobs in Uganda


About Us

  • Makerere University School of Public Health is implementing the Crane Survey – Integrated bio-behavioural HIV-related surveillance for key and priority populations in Uganda (IBBS) project, designed to estimate the burden and monitor trends of HIV disease, sexually transmitted infections, and service uptake, including HIV treatment and STI treatment service, risk behaviours as well as population sizes (PSE) to support decision-making on successful service delivery models for key and select priority populations.

  • The project is to be implemented in 12 districts across Uganda (Kampala, Mbale, Tororo, Busia, Jinja, Masaka, Buvuma, Gulu, Lira, Arua, Fort portal and Mbarara). The Crane Survey desires to recruit dedicated personnel to join the team for this roll-out in the 12 districts across the country, starting October 2021. This recruitment aims to fill existing human resource gaps in the Central (Masaka) and Eastern region districts (Jinja, Mbale, Tororo, and Busia).

    Job Summary

  • Coordinate and supervise all activities of the data management department

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Reports to the Surveillance Officer

    • Coordinate and supervise all activities of the data management department

    • Responsible for data collection, management, and reporting.

    • Contribute to the designing and implementation data collection tools, and integrity algorithms for all Crane Survey activities.

    • Develop analysis programs to evaluate and improve the validity, accuracy and timeliness of data collection
    using specific software (SAS/SQL/SPSS/STATA/ EXCEL)

    • Provide support in maintaining the IT infrastructure.

    • Responsible for providing training to respondents and other IT personnel in the use of interviewing software for capturing data.

    • Responsible for any other duty as needed within your scope of work.

    Education Qualifications

    • At least Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems.

    Experience, skills, and other requirements

    The potential candidate should possess the following requirements:

    • Excellent IT skills

    • Excellent programming skills with visual studio, SQL, Excel.

    • Experience in Applications Development.

    • Database programing and ability to visualize data in Power BI or excel.

    • Sound knowledge of data management, quality control and data analysis.

    • Good organizational skills.

    • Self-driven and team player.

    • Ability to speak Luganda, Lusoga, Gishu, Japhadola, Ateso and Samya fluently.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Makerere University School of Public Health Data Officers Jobs in Uganda


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