Senior Officer Data Management NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:          Senior Officer Data Management
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through
our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Senior
Officer Data Management is mainly responsible for ensuring and maintaining an
accurate and up to date project data base to inform the MNCH project
indicators, including providing training and on-going support for project and
partner staff to ensure timely and quality data collection, analysis, storage,
retrieval and reporting; participation in providing data for production of
project periodic reports, compiling data on project progress performance
against set targets. The Officer may be called upon as and when necessary to
support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis and to coordinate
district level activities on behalf of the program manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
Senior Officer Data Management vacancy should hold a bachelor’s degree in
computer sciences, or statistics. Additional training in biostatistics or
professional data management courses, MIS and DHIS2, is an added advantage;
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At least three years’ experience in health
related programming in Uganda (preferably with an International or national
NGO);
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Previous experience of working with District
Local Government on health programs with a focus improving reporting for HMIS
using DHIS2;
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Additional training and mentorship of District
level partners and or health workers in clinical data collection management and
reporting.
·        
Previous experience in all technical areas of
logistics operations including procurement, transport/distribution,
warehousing, stock, fleet, asset, construction, communications and security
management.
·        
Past exposure and experience of working with
local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance,
Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added
advantage.
·        
Excellent analytical skills and strategic
planning abilities.
·        
Ability to establish and maintain conducive
collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
·        
Computer literacy and excellent documentation
skills are a must.
·        
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
to work well in an international environment with people from diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
·        
Ability to intervene with crisis management or
troubleshooting as necessary.
·        
Exceptional interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
·        
Excellent time management and planning capacity.
·        
Availability and willingness to work extra hours
during times of humanitarian responses.
·        
Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach
areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send a copy of
their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating
three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to:
uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org
NB:
·        
Testimonials/certificates should not be attached
to applications
·        
Hand delivered applications will not be accepted
and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
Deadline: 2nd
December 2016
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