Data Management Officer US Non-profit Jobs – IntraHealth International

Job Title:      Data Management Officer
Organisation: IntraHealth
International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: M&E
Manager
About US:
IntraHealth International is a
non-profit organization that was founded in North Carolina, United States and
has been working in over 30 years in over 100 countries. IntraHealth has
empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth
fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker
performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and
leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental
organizations, and privatesector organizations around the world, IntraHealth
champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses
to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure
they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to
provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health
and well-being.
Job Summary:  The Data Management Officer will serve as
important member of the USAID/ RHITES-E Project M&E unit and will be
responsible for data collection and entry within the USAID/RHITES.E activity
and sub grants.  S/he will support
quality data collection, validation, compilation, analyses and reporting for
RHITES-E activity at  all  levels. S/he will responsible for  the implementation and maintenance of the
RHITES-E Project’s  data bases on process
indicators with the activity M&E system that excels in capturing and
reporting project progress towards achieving outcomes and results. The Data
Management Officer will report to the M&E Manager.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    incumbent will develop data bases to respond to data and enter data collected
    on process indicators on daily basis and support analysis for evidence
    based programming and reporting to
  • Enter
    data from primary or other sources into a computer system and /or move
    data from one part of a computer database to another locations
  • Act
    as proofreader, double checking to make sure that the data being entered
    is correct. This may include checking the data for basic errors in
    arithmetic or making sure that data is entered in accordance with the
    procedure outlined by the organization
  • Apply
    specialized knowledge that allows professionals to interpret the captured
    data
  • In
    addition to basic proofing, a data management  Officer will be  responsible for providing more complex
    fact checking such as making call-backs to check the veracity of the data
    being entered
  • The
    data management officer will  also
    be  responsible for formulating data
    into readable reports, this will entail assembling complicated statistical
    tables, collating material from different sources and making copies of
    finished product.
  • Ensure
    that the data is well organized and stored for easy access.
  • Maintain
    an organized filling system of source documents and other support
    documentation to ensure audit trail
  • Ensure
    that the data is well organized and stored for easy access
  • The
    data coordinator may also perform various administrative functions related
    to collection, entry and dissemination of data, including preparing
    packages and letters and sending mail, Faxes and email.
  • Adhoc
    support such as responding to data requests from time to time and
    supporting in data analysis to support reporting and evidence based
    programming.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    ideal applicants for the Intrahealth International USAID RHITES-E Data
    Management Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in public
    health, Quantitative Economics, statistics or Post graduate in related
    discipline in M&E, Informatics, and Demography;  a Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Three
    years for Masters and 5 years for bachelors degree of relevant experience
    of implementing monitoring and evaluation of formal and informal health
    systems
  • Previous
    data management and M&E experience for USAID funded Projects is
    desirable
  • Demonstrated
    analytical skills to analyses and present data that responds to the varying
    information needs to measure the outcomes of the activity interventions
    and support activity supervision.
  • Must
    possess a firm command of data analytics and data base management in one
    of the following technical areas: HIV/TB indicators, MNCH/FP indicators
    and HSS. 
  • Proficient
    use of Microsoft office especially Excel.
  • Knowledge
    of statistical package e.g. EPI-Info, SPSS and R is an added advantage.
  • Excellent
    analytical skills
  • Database
    software; SQL aplus, Access
Personal Competencies:
  • Accountability
    Holds self accountable for
    all work activities, research and personal actions and decisions; follows
    through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the
    greatest impact on meeting measurable high quality results for
    IntraHealth’s success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and
    behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.
  • Effective
    Communication (Oral and Written
    ) Understands effective communication concepts, tools and
    techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical
    concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and
    receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through
    the application of appropriate communication behaviors
  • Interpersonal
    Relationships
    Knowledge of
    and the ability to effectively interact within and across Divisions,
    Departments/Country Offices in a constructive and collaborative manner.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join the IntraHealth International should
apply by clicking on the web link below.


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