3 Data Manager Job Careers – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Funding Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Field Office Coordinator
About US:
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization
which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists.
The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong
emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI
has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission:
Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services
(provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins
University Core Lab) and Outreach.
About CDC Project:
Diseases Institute (IDI) received funding from Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR to implement a comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the
mid-western Uganda Districts of Kiboga, Kibaale, Kyankwanzi, Hoima, Masindi,
Buliisa and Kiryandongo. The project is called “Accelerating Comprehensive
HIV/AIDS Service Delivery through Health System Capacity Building and Technical
Assistance of District Health Teams and Health Facilities in Western and West
Nile Regions in the Republic of Uganda under PEPFAR.”
Job Summary: The Data Manager will head the Data Management
section of the project in the assigned field office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manages the operations of data entry;
  • Acts as the point of contact for all data
    requests and ensure that users’ data needs are satisfied;
  • Acts as the point person for all data &
    IT related issues;
  • Works closely with M&E, clinic staff and
    any other parties to ensure timely preparation of monthly, quarterly and
    bi-annual reports ;
  • Orients and trains data management staff;
  • Prepares and submits reports and monthly
    summaries as directed ;
  • Provides line supervision for data management
  • Participates in staff evaluations and general
    staff needs;
  • Perform routine backups and ensure security
    of data captured into the project HMIS & other electronic databases;
  • Perform analysis and interpretation of data
    as & when required for project requirements.
  • Perform any other duties as may reasonably be
    assigned from time to time by the Field Office Coordinator.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Infectious Diseases
    Institute (IDI) Data Manager job vacancy should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or related field with a
    computing bias. Possession of an Advanced degree in computer science or
    computer related field will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of progressive
    experience in data management and systems development, especially in HIV/AIDS
  • Working knowledge of current information
    technologies and HIV/AIDS;
  • Team player and management skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Knowledge of current HIV based electronic
  • Competence in electronic data base packages
    e.g. Ms. Access, SQL ;
  • Excellent analytical skills & use of
    analysis packages e.g. STATA, Epinfo, Ms, Excel, SPSS; and
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    CDC/PEPFAR/MOH reporting requirements, expectations and tools.
  • Keen attention to detail, especially
    regarding data accuracy;
  • Fluency of the local languages within the
    supported districts is desirable.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application cover
letters with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:
Human Resources Manager,
Diseases Institute,
Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
Deadline: 4th March, 2016 by 5:00 PM
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