Biostatistician NGO Data Management Jobs – African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Organisation: African Field
Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Biostatistician
About Us:
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit,
networking alliance and service organization that brings together field
epidemiology training programs (FETPs) across Africa working side by side with
Ministries of Health, regional and international partners. AFENET works to
strengthen epidemiological and disease surveillance capabilities of African
countries that are critical to meeting the requirements of the Integrated
Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy and the International Health
Regulations (IHR).
About PEPFAR Project:
AFENET was in April 2016 awarded a five-year cooperative agreement:
Strengthening the Uganda Ministry of Health Capacity to Execute its Essential
Public Health Functions through Provision of Technical Assistance and Public
Health Workforce Development and Institutional Capacity Building in the
Republic of Uganda, under PEPFAR.
Job Summary: The
Biostatistician will collect and
manage data on health
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • In charge of planning, budgeting, and
    coordinating health data collection and management;
  • Updating and maintaining the Health
    Management Information
    System;
  • Responsible for collecting and analyzing
    data on health;
  • Implementing measures for maintaining data
    security;  
  • Participating in support supervision;          
  • Supporting health research activities and
    programs;
  • Imparting knowledge and skills to staff on
    information and data management;
  • Compiling and submitting reports on health
    information Management.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold an
    Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Biostatistics from a recognized
    University/Institution
  • Possession of post graduate qualifications
    would be of an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of previous
    working experience in the health Sector
  • Good planning, organizational and coordination
    skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Concern for quality and standards;
  • Accountability;
  • Communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their updated
resumes, application letters, and relevant documentation to: The Administration
& Human Resource Office, African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) via
Email to: sec@afenet.net
Deadline: 3rd February,
2017

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