URC Data Clerks Jobs in Uganda

URC Data Clerks Jobs in Uganda

University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005,
is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The RHITES EC project started in October 2016 and runs till September 2021. The RHITES EC project supports 12 districts in East-Central Uganda to periodically review their performance data, plan, implement and monitor progress on key indicators in HIV/TB prevention and treatment, Malaria, Nutrition and RNMCAH.

Reporting to the Health unit in charge, the Data Clerk will work closely with the facility medical record’s officers to ensure that patient’s records are captured accurately and HMIS reports are compiled and submitted in the DHIS2 and RHITES-EC Monitoring, Evaluation ad Learning team on time.


  • Work closely with the facility records officers and where necessary health sub-district records officers and district HMIS focal persons and Biostatisticians to quantify the HMIS and non-HMIS tools needed to ensure sustained data collection at the health facility.
  • Engage with the records officers to ensure that best practices of medical records storage and management are implemented.
  • Ensure that data on additional indicators outside of the DHIS2 reporting system are collected in time and submitted to the data officers.
  • Work closely with the facility records officers to mentor and coach other health workers on appropriate use of HMIS data collection tools for data capture.


  • A Diploma in records management or relevant degree (Statistics, Demography, Computer Science, Social Sciences or Development Studies)
  • At least 1 year working experience in data management or demonstrated relevant experience acquired through internship placement.
  • Familiarity with use of Microsoft
  • Working knowledge of Health Management Information System (HMIS).
  • Previous experience with PEPFAR funded programs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of flexibility.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Experience in East Central region.

    How to Apply

    Qualified applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday, September 20th, 2019 at 2:00pm addressed to:

    Human Resource Coordinator
    University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
    Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division
    P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda
    Tel: +256 (0) 393 217 617, +256 200 300 900

    E-mail: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com

    For more information and job application details, see; URC Data Clerks Jobs in Uganda

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