25 Data Management Jobs – HMIS Independent Consultants – USAID

Job Title:            HMIS Independent Consultants (25 Job
Organisation:  USAID
Duty Station:   Uganda
Project name: USAID Defeat TB Project
 About us:
USAID Defeat Tuberculosis (TB) Activity (Defeat TB) is a five-year project
(2017 – 2022) that aims to increase TB case detection and treatment success to
90% of all cases to end the TB epidemic in Uganda. The project realizes its
achievements through health systems strengthening at national, sub-national,
and health facility levels with a focus on improving health worker competencies
including quality improvement (QI), community systems, diagnostics, logistics,
leadership, data quality and use. Defeat TB provides technical assistance (TA)
to the National TB and Leprosy Program (NTLP) and direct service delivery (DSD)
support to focus districts of Kampala, Wakiso, and Mukono, seven DR-TB sites in
Uganda in the CDC-funded region. The project also provides TA to 10 DR-TB sites
in close collaboration with Regional USAID implementation mechanisms.
Job Summary:  The HMIS independent
consultants will be responsible for ensuring that reports from all TB
diagnostic and treatment units in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso districts (Currently
126) is reported quarterly into the MoH DHIS2 platform and that the QI
collaborative sites in the same districts (Currently 65) project monthly
reports are also compiled and submitted in the time specified every end of the
of assignment:
2nd to 15th Jan 2020 (10 Working days)
1st to 16th April 2020 (10 Working days)
1st to 14th July 2020 (10 Working days).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Conduct monthly report compilation and entry for each month in the
respective period of engagement for all 65 TB treatment units in the Urban TB
Support the compilation of HMS106A quarterly report for all the DTUs in
the Urban TB area
Conduct quarterly technical assessments in 65 QI collaborative sites
using the Defeat TB technical assessment tool.
Assist in data cleaning and response to quarries raised in each reporting
period to ensure that no validation issues go unanswered
Ensure that all supported treatment units submit their data into DHIS2 in
a timely and complete manner
Participate in supporting Data Quality Assessments (DQAs) as and when it
is deemed necessary by the project MEL team.
Ensure the correct and consistent use of HMIS registers for TB services
monitoring in supported sites by offering the needed coaching and mentorship
during the periods of engagement

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in I.T, computer
science, statistics, mathematics or any other relevant quantitative based
Complete project monthly reports collected and captured in the project
electronic system
HMIS106A reports collection supported and submitted to DHIS2
Quarterly Assessments completed and reports available for all 65 QI
collaborative sites.
DQA reports as and when applicable
Brief narrative report narrating experiences and action points during
these exercises
Data entry skills in research settings or public health programming.
HMIS reports compilation experience with emphasis on TB indicators
Experience in DHIS2 for Uganda MoH will be an added strong advantage
How to apply:
 interested and qualified candidates  please send your application to:
clearly stating the Position (HMIS Independent Consultant) in the
Deadline: 16th
December 2019.
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