Several Fresher Data Officer NGO Job Placements – Infectious Diseases Institute

Title:    Data
Officer (DO PACT-001)
Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute
Reports To:  Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute
(IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on
infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has six
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Global Health Security, Research and Laboratory
services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University- John
Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
 The data
officer will provide ongoing technical assistance to project, district and
facility teams in recording and management of national and project-related data
in line with current national guidelines. S/he will also assist the MEL Officer
in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured by the Project MIS.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Mentor health facility staff in documentation into
appropriate national HMIS tools.
Ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy of
data captured into the HMIS tools
Support facility staff in timely compilation of the
routine HMIS reports Support health facility staff in producing data summaries
that inform continuous quality improvement initiatives in TB programming.
Participate in analysis and interpretation of data
Ensure availability of required tools at the
facility levels.
Provide forecast to avoid stock outs of HMIS tools
at facility level.
Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from
time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a  Degree in any data management related field.
Experience in medical data management is an added
Experience in navigation of DHIS2 and USG data
Previous experience in supporting busy TB, TB/HIV
district data systems is an added advantage
Attention to detail Team player
Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks
with minimal supervision.
Good communication skills
to Apply:
All Candidates that meet the above criteria and have
what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including
details of email address, present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to ).
The Senior Human Resource Manager Infectious
Diseases Institute – IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University P. O. Box 22418, Kampala,
IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not
charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment
Make sure that your application letter, CV and
certificates are attached as one document
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
31st January 2020

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