NSSF Jobs – Data Manager at National Social Security Fund

Job Title:    Data Manager
Organization: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Operations Manager
About US:
The National Social Security
Fund (NSSF) is positioning itself to be the Social Security Provider of Choice
in Uganda. Our belief at the Fund is that each employee contributes directly to
the growth and success of the business and each employee is expected to take
pride in being a member of the team. NSSF envisions a shared purpose of being
the Social Security Provider of choice with the provision of exceptional
customer service and a motivated and skilled workforce.
Job Summary: The Data Manager will be responsible for the successful
execution of strategic data management projects- implementing and maintaining a
data management framework (including policies and procedures) that ensures the
integrity of data for the entire organization and customer satisfaction.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of the cleaning and streamlining of operational and financial data
    and processes in the organization, specifically in the following areas:
    benefits, employer payments and registration, employee registration, trial
    balance, legacy records, contribution records including arrears, un-posted
    contributions, batches and e- statements.
  • Establish
    and execute Data quality assurance standards, which include end-to-end
    process and data quality framework for decision making.
  • In
    charge of providing data definitions, establishing quality expectations
    and ensuring compliance to those expectations
  • Identify
    and leverage opportunities to continually improve the quality of data
    management systems, processes and standards
  • Implement
    controls and compliance metrics to reduce data issues and improve data
    quality
  • Develop
    and implement Data Integrity (Dl) strategies and managing data integrity
    processes to ensure alignment to the Fund’s overall goals and objectives
  • Manage
    the implementation of recommendations from the data quality team.
  • Ensure
    the member statement queries are handled as per the agreed standards
  • The
    incumbent will manage the resolution of DI issues through work plans and
    activities to deliver pre cleaning and post cleaning objectives
  • Oversee
    capacity planning in terms of resources and staffing
  • Actively
    monitor and track efficiency of operations and financial IT processes by
    monitoring outputs and reviewing feedback from all users.
  • Ensure
    that all contribution statements for members are cleaned in anticipation
    of benefit payments claims.
  • In
    charge of managing the performance of DMU staff and conducting performance
    appraisals as per the Fund’s performance management procedures.
  • In
    charge of coordinating leave rosters of DMU staff across
  • In
    charge of coaching and mentoring staff on any changes in operational
    process and supervise their performance on the same.
  • Responsible
    for budgeting
  • Prepare
    periodic reports and analyses.
  • Actively
    propose and Liaise with IT for enhancement of systems and solving of Dl
    issues
  • Significantly
    contribute to learning, mentoring and development of staff.
  • Represent
    the section in IT related projects/or other organizational committees as
    and when called upon.
  • Represent
    the section and attend relevant meeting of the organization.
  • Investigate
    and research on issues that can cause Dl issues.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or any other relevant
    numerical or IT Degree.
  • Possession
    of a relevant professional or post graduate qualification will be of added
    advantage
  • At
    least five years working experience including 2 years at supervisory
    level.
  • Strategic
    planning skills
  • Excellent
    organizational and leadership skills
  • Possess
    the ability to work under minimum supervision and as part of a team
  • Ability
    to work under pressure, adapt to change and meet deadlines in a fast paced
    environment
  • Proven
    ability to elicit and document functional requirements to design software
    applications
  • Excellent
    written-and oral communication skills
  • Strong
    analytical and problem solving skills
  • High
    degree of confidentiality
  • Organizational
    skills
  • Excellent
    planning skills
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Good
    IT skills
  • Good
    numerical skills and understanding of statistics
  • Accountability
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should deliver their applications to the Registry on 13th
Floor Workers House for registration and onward transmission.
NB: Please note that canvassing or lobbying
will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.
Deadline: 26th June 2015
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