Fresher Assistant Data Manager NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases
Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Data Manager
About US:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit
organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health
specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity
Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory
services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John
Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
About Project:
As part of its comprehensive HIV/AIDS services, the Infectious Diseases
Institute (IDI) offers free Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision for HIV
prevention in the Mid-Western and West Nile regions of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Data Manager will work in liaison with and support data officers in ensuring
that all project information tools are available, up to date and are
appropriately used to capture key project, MoH and PEPFAR indicators.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of
    updated MoH (HMIS) data tools in all supported sites in the West Nile
    Region.
  • Provide support to the data officers to
    ensure that data is completely and accurately captured in the appropriate
    HMIS tools.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of
    data into DHIS2 and PEPFAR data bases as appropriate.
  • Support continuous quality improvement
    interventions for VMMC in the supported sites.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the Assistant Data
    Manager job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Information technology, information systems, computer science, statistics
    or any other relevant field.
  • At least two years working experience in
    data management in a healthcare setting.
  • Previous exposure and experience with data
    abstraction and management in a busy research health care setting will be
    an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience with PEPFAR/CDC
    reporting requirements
  • Knowledge
    of current guidelines in SMC service provision is desirable.
  • The
    ideal candidate must have an innovative mind with great attention to
    detail and should be ready to work in a diverse team of health
    workers.
  • Good
    management and communication skills are essential.
How to Apply:
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their
application letter, CVs (with three professional referees) to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Infectious Diseases Institute,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
Email to: hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline:  10th March 2017
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