Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning NGO Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute

Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute
Duty
Station:
  Uganda
Reports
To:
  Senior
Monitoring, Evaluation and
Learning Advisor
About
US:
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.
Job
Summary:
The MEL Officer shall head the data management
section of PACT Karamoja. The MEL Officer will provide overall management of
data, oversight of documentation within the facilities, mentorship of health
facility and district staff in capturing and management of HMIS data in line
with current national and USG guidelines. S/he will collaboratively work
district biostatisticians to provide technical oversight of data teams and
health facility teams to ensure generation and maintenance of high quality data
that informs TB and TB-HIV survive planning and implementation efforts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Propose and implement methods to enhance the quality
of data collected by the district health information teams and project data
officers
·      
Propose and implement enhancements to data
management system to meet the project objectives
·      
Carry out data analysis from the database and
provide relevant reports.
·      
Perform routine backups and ensure the security of
data captured into the project HMIS & other electronic databases
·      
Acts as the point person for all data related
requests and ensure that users’ data needs are satisfied.
·      
Train appropriate staff at partner facilities and
the district on how to collect and manage data
·      
Provide on-going support to ensure quality of data
gathered.
·      
Ensure completeness, accuracy and consistency of
data entered into the project data management system, hybrid and DHIS2
·      
Produce and distribute reports and summaries of data
for project reporting and other purposes
·      
Perform analysis and interpretation of data as &
when required for project requirements.
·      
Liaises with the project M&F team and key
stakeholders
·      
Perform analysis and interpretation of data as &
when required for project requirements.
·      
Liaises with the project M&E team and key
stakeholders to ensure timely preparation of periodic reports and data
summaries.
·      
Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from
time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Statistics, Quantitative Economics, IT or relevant field
       Additional training
in data management packages is an added advantage
·      
At least 5 years’ experience in data management.
Experience in navigation of DHIS2 and USG data requirements.
·      
Previous experience in supporting busy TB, TB/HIV
district data systems is an added advantage
·      
Good interpersonal skills and is able to work in
teams.
 How 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
hr@idi.co.ug ).
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,
Uganda
Key
Notes:
·      
 IDI is an
equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other
fees at any stage of the recruitment process
·      
Make sure that your application letter, CV and
certificates are attached as one document
·      
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your
email
·      
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
·      
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
disqualification
Deadline:
31st January 2020
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