Data Manager Job Opportunity – Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Job Title:    Data Manager
Organization: Makerere
University School of Public Health (MakSPH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Makerere University School of
Public Health (MakSPH) is a leading public health institution in Uganda and
within the East and Central Africa region. Founded in 1954 as a Department of
Preventive Medicine, under the Faculty of Medicine, it became an Institute of
Public Health in 1974 and was upgraded to the School of Public Health in 2007.
MakSPH is one of the four Schools under Makerere University’s College of Health
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Designing
    and updating ODK forms/ other electronic forms for data collection.
  • Providing
    IT technical support to the study team
  • Daily
    data backup.
  • Daily
    tracking of study participants.
  • Developing
    data checks and cleaning do- files
  • Ensuring
    that all downloaded data is cleaned and maintaining a clean dataset.
  • Providing
    weekly reports on data collection progress as well as data quality issues
  • Providing
    periodic summary reports to the Independent Data Management Centre
  • Perform
    any other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a diploma in IT, Statistics, or Computer Science
  • Demonstrated
    ability to use open data kit (ODK) or other electronic data collection
  • Demonstrated
    ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Highly
    organized and detail oriented
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications with supporting documents via Email to
Deadline: 22nd January 2018
Please provide a reliable daytime phone contact. Whereas we respect all
applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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