16 Fresher USAID Data Improvement Officer Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve
Systems (ASSIST) Project
Duty Station: Lira, Gulu, Alebtong, Oyam, Apac, Dokolo, Kole, Otuke,
Amolator, Agago, Omoro, Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo, Amuru and Nwoya, Uganda
Reports to: District Improvement Advisor
About US:
University
Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality
of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a
non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects
in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID ASSIST Project:
The
USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project is a
five-year cooperative agreement (October 2012-September 2017) awarded to
University Research Co., LLC and is dedicated to improving health, population
and nutrition services through technical support to service delivery
institutions, country Ministries of Health, USAID country missions, and
cooperating agencies.
Job Summary: The Data Improvement Officer will strengthen and
improve facility health systems with focus on the availability of up to date
and quality health information in the facilities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will support districts and
    health facilities in the district to ensure that correct versions of HMIS
    tools are available at the facilities.
  • Build skills of frontline facility health
    care workers on Data Management
  • The jobholder will also identify teams at
    each facility that are dedicated to support updating of relevant HMIS tools
    in real time.
  • Support weekly and monthly reporting from
    within the departmental units to facility in charge to the District.
  • Prioritize facility specific gaps and work
    with teaqjks to address these gaps.
  • Work closely with the Facility in charge,
    health information assistants and district Biostatistician by establishing
    a system in place that creates a common understanding of Data management.
  • Manage facility data reviews.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by
    supervisor/ Chief of Party.
Key Performance Areas:
  • Improved Data Management at facility level
  • Improved quality of data as reflected through
    DHIS2
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the USAID ASSIST Project
    Data Improvement Officer jobs must hold Degrees in any related field.
  • One year of experience in data management.
  • Thorough familiarity with the MOH HMIS
    systems/ handling public health data.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send application letters,
updated CVs, and relevant academic documents as well as names and contact
information for three professional references and day time contact numbers to:
The
Human Resource Officer- USAID ASSIST Project,
University
Research Co., LLC, Plot 40, Ntinda II Road, Naguru,
P.O.
Box 28745, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to: assistugandarecruitment@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 5th August 2016
NB: Please indicate the position in the subject if
you are sending electronically. Applications will be shortlisted as they come
in and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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