Ministry of Health Data Manager, HMIS FP Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Health Data Manager, HMIS FP Jobs in Uganda

Job purpose:

  • Responsible for the management, organization, storage, maintenance, and access of information.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifying database requirements and designs systems according to needs of the organization.

  • Defining database structures, functional capabilities, and ensures database security and availability in real time.

  • Improving the effectiveness of the database tools and services.

  • Maintaining and monitor database performance of the information systems.

  • Building capacity of users.

  • Automating common queries from users through a dashboard.

  • Maintaining quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards, procedures and ethics.

  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Ensuring all the data complies with legal regulations.

  • Building new databases, monitoring data entry procedures and troubleshooting.

    Key Result Areas

  • Maintaining an updated and running data management system.

  • Identifying database requirements and designs systems.

  • Improving the effectiveness of the database tools and services.

  • Automating common queries from users through a dashboard.

  • Building capacity of users.

    Person Specifications

    Academic Qualifications

  • Relevant University Degree in Computer Science and related fields from a recognized University/Institution.

  • Those with master’s degree in Computer Science or related field from a recognized University/Institution will have added advantage.


  • At least six years of experience in managing, developing and maintaining large and complex databases in a large organization.

  • Experience in database management, database performance tuning, database security and operating systems.


  • A good understanding of database architecture, software, database management systems and data Protection Act.

  • Knowledge of information security policies.

  • Ability to
    pay attention to details.

  • A team player, dependable with good analytical skills.

  • Ability to work to a high degree of accuracy.

  • Good communication, presentation and negotiating skills.

  • A willingness to keep up to date with developments in technology.

    How to Apply

  • Handwritten applications should be Hand Delivered to the address below between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.

  • All applications should be submitted not later than February 19th, 2021 to:

    The Permanent Secretary
    Ministry of Health Headquarters (At the Reception)
    Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya
    Tel. +256417-712260/+256417-712221

  • Please include your telephone number and email contacts on the application.

    Applicants should attach the following:

  • Recent passport-size photograph.

  • Detailed curriculum Vitae.

  • Certified copies of the academic certificates and transcripts.

  • Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers.

  • A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The list of shortlisted candidates will be displayed on the MOH Noticeboard Salary and Benefits.

  • The position has attractive salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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