Earn over 62m as Data Assistant at United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO)

Job Title:         Data Assistant 
Organisation: World
Health Organisation (WHO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Annual Salary: UGX 62,060,000 /=
About US:
The World Health
Organisation (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health
within the United Nations (UN) system. It is responsible for providing
leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting
norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing
technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Job Summary:  The Data Assistant will coordinate and analyze
Data that will be received in real-time from the operational level to the
National Level, using ODK tools. The incumbent will also provide any ODK
trainings as necessary Provide solutions to any OCK problems identified at all
levels. Feedback any Data quality discrepancy issues to the field coordinators
for verification and action in real time. The jobholder will provide to the
National coordination structures, feedback as received from the field for any
corrective action. The Data Assistant will provide on a progressive basis the
actual attainment of coverage’s in Districts and regions for immediate remedial
actions. The jobholder will also support the Coverage Survey Team in
implementing and analyzing the results of the Coverage Survey data’s. The incumbent
will support the final MR Campaign Coverage and Report compilation
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will develop MR campaign ODK checklists/tools.
  • Format the MR campaign checklists/tools for uploading on ODK server.
  • Conduct ODK training for national and sub national levels MR
    campaign supervisors.
  • Install ODK and ISST on smart phones of national and sub national
    levels MR campaign supervisors.
  • Regularly monitor and share monthly Feedback on ODK use and
    reporting of national and sub national level MR campaign supervisors and
    other EPI stakeholders
  • Enter the Real Time Data as received from the field Establish,
    maintain and up-date databases of the MR Data Analyze the real time data
    received and give actionable recommendations to National and District
  • Provide ODK back-up support to the MR campaign implementers
  • Perform data harmonization, validation and cleaning on all data
    received before forwarding to national level.
  • Provide regular feedback on data quality, timeliness and
    completeness to Districts and Regions for action.
  • Keenly track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and
    provide feedback to relevant levels.
  • Conduct data management training to build the capacity of officers.
  • Perform any other activities as required by WHO Representative

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidates for the United Nations World Health Organization
    (WHO) Data Assistant job should have completed secondary education;
    preferably supplemented by a technical or university degree in Computer
    Science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management
    related field with additional data management training.
  • A minimum of eight years of experience in health related data
  • Previous exposure and experience in quality collection, analysis,
    dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and
  • Experience in database development.Working knowledge of statistical
    application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs
    (HealthMapper, ArcGIS, MapInfo etc)
  • Experience in managing health related data
  • Strong IT knowledge with training.
  • Data Management and IT skill with working experience
WHO Competencies:
  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Use of Language Skills
  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
  • Desirable: Beginners knowledge of French.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
so desire to join the United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) by sending
their online applications to enable WHO to store their personal profiles in a
permanent database. Visit WHO’s e-recruitment website below and follow the
instructions for online application procedures.
NB: All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after
the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy
Deadline: 31st May 2019
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