4 Fresher USAID Data Assistant Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:        Data Assistant (4 Fresher Jobs)
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Applying
Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: DREAMS M&E
Assistant
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
Assistant (HIV Prevention) will be responsible for collection of DREAMS related
data as well as ensure complete records management with proper filing and
archiving while enforcing data quality and relevant reporting at all levels.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will support DREAMS peer
    facilitators to collect accurate and complete quality information from
    communities.
  • Continuously orient peer facilitator on
    the data collection tools as need arises.
  • Regularly monitor availability of DREAMS
    data collection tools in the community and ensure timely supply.
  • Ensure bi-weekly data transfer from
    tablets to the DREAMS tracker.
  • Support any necessary data comparisons
    between DHIS2 and DREAMS tracker.
  • The incumbent will coordinate with
    facility in charge, health information assistants and district
    biostatistician by establishing a system in place that creates a common
    understanding of the DREAMS data management.
  • Conduct data validation including cleaning
    of datasets before submission into the DREAMS tracker.
  • Actively participate in the compilation of
    the district specific monthly and quarterly report compilation process.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by
    supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicants for the USAID ASSIST Data
    Assistant career opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or
    related field
  • One
    year of experience in data management preferably in HIV.
  • Broad
    knowledge and understanding of 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 Manager- 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: 17th March
2017
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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