WHO - Data Assistant Jobs in Uganda

WHO - Data Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Objectives of the Programme

The objective of the post is to coordinate and analyze Data that will be received in real-time from the operational level to the National Level, using ODK tools.

Provide any ODK trainings as necessary Provide solutions to any OCK problems identified at all levels.

Feedback any Data quality discrepancy issues to the field coordinators for verification and action in real time.

Provide to the National coordination structures, feedback as received from the field for any corrective action Provide on a progressive basis the actual attainment of coverage's in

Districts and regions for immediate remedial actionsSupport the Coverage Survey Team in implementing and analyzing the results of the Coverage Survey data's Support the final MR Campaign Coverage Report compilation

Description of Duties

  • The incumbent will perform the following duties:Develop MR campaign ODK checklists/tools.
  • Format the MR campaign checklists/tools for uploading on ODK server.Conduct ODK training for national and sub national levels MR campaign supervisors.
  • Install ODK and ISST on smart phones of national and sub national levels MR campaign supervisors.
  • Monitor and share monthly Feedback on ODK use and reporting of national and sub national level MR campaign supervisors and other EPI stakeholders.
  • Enter the Real Time Data as received from the field Establish, maintain and up-date databases of the MR Data Analyze the real time data received and give actionable recommendations to National and District coordinators Provide ODK back-up support to the MR campaign implementer Perform data harmonization, validation and cleaning on all data received before forwarding to national level.11.
  • Provide regular feedback on data quality, timeliness and completeness to Districts and Regions for action. 12.
  • Track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to relevant levels.
  • Conduct data management training to build the capacity of officers. Perform other activities as required by WHO Representative

    Required Qualifications


  • Essential: Completion of secondary education; preferably supplemented by a technical or university degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field with additional data management training.
  • Desirable: Strong IT knowledge with training.

  • Essential: At least8 years' experience in health related data management.Experience in quality collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.
  • Experience in database development.
  • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (HealthMapper, ArcGIS, MapInfo etc)
  • Desirable: Experience in managing health related data

  • Data Management and IT skill with working experience

    WHO Competencies
  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Use of Language Skills
  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
  • Desirable: Beginners knowledge of French.
  • The above language requirements are interchangeable.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 31st May 2019
  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.
  • WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
  • The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
  • For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
  • For more information and job application details, see; WHO - Data Assistant Jobs in Uganda

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