Information Management Officer – TASO Uganda

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation
contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and
improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by
HIV infection and disease, requires the services of a competent, innovative and
results oriented Information Management Officer.
Job Title: Information
Management Officer
Reports to: The M & E
Manager
Functionally supervises:
Front Desk Officer
Function: The officer will
take charge of the information systems and data management at the Project, and
ensure effective provision of information technology services and the
management and utilization of data. In effect, the Information Management
Officer will receive data from sub-recipients’ level as well as principal
recipient’s level; supervise the data entry, clean the data and validate it as
well as maintain an up-to-date data base for all the Project activities. He
will also ensure that the IT systems at the GMU are fully functional at all
times so as to facilitate timely web-based reporting.
Key Outputs
·        
Information Technology system maintained;
protected and regularly updated
·        
Supervise the Data entry
·        
Data validated and cleaned
·        
Information Management reports written
Key Duties and Responsibilities
·        
Prepare periodic work plans and budgets for the
delivery of information and data management services
·        
Supervise entry of service data at all levels
·        
Carry out routine data cleaning, validation, and
analysis to ensure reliability and accuracy
·        
Make regular data backups to ensure that data
safety, security and integrity is not compromised
·        
Effectively supervise and support Data Entry
Clerks
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Offer technical support and training to data
collectors and other end-users
·        
Ensure proper usage and maintenance of ICT
equipment at the Project.
·        
Liaise with the TASO IT teams and Planning and
Strategic Information team to ensure effective and prompt maintenance, repair
and servicing of ICT equipment
·        
Carry out database administration at the Project
server
·        
Administer and manage user accounts on the LAN
for Project staff
·        
Technically advise the project coordinator on
proper and effective management of data and ICT equipment
·        
Make weekly, monthly and quarterly submission of
raw datasets to TASO headquarters for back up.
·        
Prepare and submit periodic reports on the
information and data management activities of the Project
Qualifications, Experience & Academic Qualifications
·        
A bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Quantitative
Economics or Computer Science
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At least 3 years in data management for health
related programs, preferably in an NGO setting
·        
International policies on data management
·        
Ethical issues in data management
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IT systems management and backstopping/trouble
shooting
Key Skills
·        
ICT Skills
·        
Data management Skills
·        
Communication Skills
·        
Analytical Skills
·        
Interpersonal Skills
·        
Computer Skills (especially Statistical and
database packages, and programming)
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Report Writing Skills
Other Qualities/Attributes
·        
Confidentiality
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Perseverance
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Thoroughness and paying attention to detail
·        
Accuracy
·        
Integrity
How to Apply:
Candidates who meet all the above
requirements apply, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates,
testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and
specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope.
Please forward your applications
to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443,
KAMPALA
“OR hands deliver your
application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.
CLOSING DATE:27th April 2012.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted.



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