Data Manager NGO Careers – RTI International

Job Title:       Data Manager
Organisation: RTI
International
Project Name: USAID ENVISION
Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief Technical
Officer
About US:
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes,
dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to
governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and
pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced
technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and
the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About USAID ENVISION Project:
RTI International is implementing the ENVISION Project in Uganda which
is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and aims at
providing assistance to national NTD control programs for the control and
elimination of seven targeted NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, trachoma,
onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and three soil-transmitted helminths
(roundworm, hookworm, and whipworm). ENVISION contributes to the global goal of
reducing the burden of targeted NTDs so that they are no longer a public health
problem in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Data
Manager will oversee the generation, organization, storage and analysis of data
to guide program decisions on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) in support of
the Ministry of Health. The incumbent will also provide essential M&E
support as assigned to ensure relevance of data to program activities and
develop and maintain robust quality information systems. Specific attention
will be paid to data security and confidentiality.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the USAID ENVISION
Project Data Manager must hold a BSc / BA in Statistics / Biostatistics
·        
Possession of post graduate training in M and E
and data management
·        
Training in computer science will be an added
advantage
·        
Proven experience in monitoring and evaluation/
management of data
·        
Prior experience of working on a US government
funded program is required.
·        
Familiarity with modern database and information
systems
·        
Computer literacy i.e. proficient in MS Office
(Excel, Access, Word etc.)
·        
Highly analytical mindset with problem-solving
skills
·        
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
How to Apply:
All applicants should send an updated CV including three work related
referees and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager via E-mail to:
applications@ug-ntd.rti.org and grugambwa@ug-ntd.rti.org. Emails should not
exceed 2MB. The applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line
of their email.
Deadline: 24th October 2016
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