Database Manager USAID Non-profit Careers – Abt Associates

Job Title:       Database Manager
Organization: Abt Associates
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Abt:
Abt Associates is an international development organization composed of
dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis,
and practical training services in more than 128 countries.
About USAID Vector Control Task
Project:
Abt Associates, a major American business and government research,
technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Vector
Control Task Order 1. Task Order 1 will support the U.S. President’s Malaria
Initiative (PMI) and USAID to plan and implement an integrated vector control
approach with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. Abt has
implemented indoor residual spraying (IRS) for PMI since 2009, delivering
high-quality IRS programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological
data in the world. Under this contract, Abt will expand entomological
monitoring to guide programs focused on insecticide-treated mosquito nets and
IRS and continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS
and capacity building in 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt
also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as
environmental compliance.
Job Summary: The Database
Manager primarily manages, tests and maintains the program’s monitoring and
evaluation database. The jobholder supports the preparation of monitoring plans
and defines program indicators. The jobholder will support periodic internal
data quality assessments (DQAs) and prepares the project for possible external
DQAs to ensure validity, integrity, precision, reliability and timeliness of
all performance data, identifying gaps and suggesting corrective actions on
time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
Database Manager job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics,
Community Health, Sociology, or other relevant field.
·        
Have professional data analytics and database
configuration and management experience.
·        
High level of computer literacy and proficiency
in statistical software.
·        
Proven ability to work with minimum direction
and supervision.
·        
Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of
a team and as a team leader, with the ability to accept the inputs of other
team members.
·        
Strong management and planning skills of project
tasks and budgets.
·        
Demonstrates leadership and team work and
produces high quality work in a timely, cost effective manner and has excellent
writing skills.
·        
Excellent interpersonal communications and
organizational skills.
·        
Excellent computer skills, computer software
programs, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
·        
Previous experience with USAID funded programs
and/ or other international development experience.
·        
English language fluency.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications to VectorControl_Uganda@abtassoc.com with the position title in
the subject line of the email.
NB: Documentation required
to be considered includes a Cover Page, CV, biodata form, payslip from the most
recent position held, copies of educational certificates/degrees, and contact
information of at least 3 references we can contact (must include email
addresses and phone numbers).
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