SI Officer US Non-profit Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Program
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health
care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit
affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45
countries, including the United States.
Job Summary:  The SI Officer will be responsible for
supporting DOD/DHAPP – Uganda in multi-level data collection, monitoring,
analysis, and reporting. Coordinate and oversee program implementation
processes to achieve project deliverables as well as support the design,
implementation, and improvement of data systems. Support the Program Director
in planning, management and tracking of program activities across various
program focus areas within the UPDF districts, Ministry of Health, various
technical working groups including assisting the project senior management team
to effectively provide coordination and oversight of the program implementation
process to ensure that project deliverables are achieved.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Program Level Coordination
  • Assist the project team and the Program director to develop and
    manage a calendar of the entire project monthly, quarterly and yearly
    program implementation activities
  • Develop tools for tracking performance of the project across all its
    dimensions, and on a routine basis appraise the senior management team on
    what is on track, areas of focus and remedy to ensure that all results
    areas are given attention and inputs required.
  • Work with the M &E team to ensure periodic (weekly, monthly,
    quarterly and annually) review of key performance indicators for the
    different project focus areas, paying attention to DOD requirements at
    various points in time of the project implementation and life cycle
  • Advise the Program Director and senior management team on trends for
    various performance indicators as well as schedules of project
    deliverables as per prescribed times
  • Support development of work plans and project performance reports,
    including presentations onto various platforms.
  • Assist the project team and the Program Director to develop and
    manage a calendar of the entire project; monthly, quarterly and yearly
    program implementation progress
  • Reviewed letters, briefs and presentations on behalf of the Program
    Director before they are sent out by the Program assistant
  • Closely work with various program teams to compile and format
    program work plans and reports for subsequent review by the Program
  • Participate in and inform internal DoD-DHAP processes
  • Meet data needs/requests as needed while collaborating with the SI
    collaborative and M&E agents
  • Coordinate with the rest of project technical implementation team
    and management to ensure that the team is effectively supported to
    optimally function in implementing project activities
  • Participate in SI collaborative and interagency meetings and
  • Coordinate with SI collaborative in support to PEPFAR analytic needs
  • Provide essential/required inputs of IM and DHAPP level basic and
    analytic datasets as required for PEPFAR aggregate data sets and
  • Contribute to the work of PEPFAR technical area SI leads          
  • Ensure IP systems are supportive of approved national systems on
    behalf of DOD
  • Support access to and use of national (e.g. DHIS2, OpenMRS) and
  • Undertake site and system administration roles for PEPFAR systems on
    behalf of DOD (e.g. DATIM4U system administration)
Data Management
Program Level Data Management and Analysis
  • Support DOD analytics to meet routine and special analytic needs,
    including datasets on key indicator trends
  • Support DOD analysis to inform complete, timely high-quality
Data Management and Analysis
  • Support interagency analytics to meet routine and special analytic
    needs in collaboration with the interagency PEPFAR SI team

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Social
    Sciences, Statistics, Epidemiology, or Public Health
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Knowledge/skill in the following areas is preferred:
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, treatment program design, implementation
    monitoring & evaluation
  • OVC program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Data collection, management and reporting
  • Design and or management of electronic data systems
  • DHIS2 data management skills
  • Management of electronic information/data systems
  • Program data analysis and interpretation to inform health and
    development (including collaboration of multiple data sources)
  • Knowledge/understanding of global and national health program
    indicators and indicator reporting systems
  • Working with HIV and other health programs. Experience with PEPFAR
    or PEPFAR implementation projects is an added advantage.
  • Health data management
  • Project Management and reporting
  • Data management including data verification, data quality
    assessments, and data quality improvement
  • Use of national HMIS data collection and reporting tools
  • DHIS 2 data collection and management, including implementation of
    national validation rules
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
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