Fresher Data Officer Non-profit Jobs – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Job Title:      Data Officer  
Organization: Makerere University Joint AIDS
Program (MJAP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M & E Officer
About US:
Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a
private-not-for profit Company under Makerere University. MJAP works to build
partnerships and strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS,
TB, Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and other diseases of public health
importance in Africa.
About PEPFAR Grant:
MJAP is implementing a sub-award grant from Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI), for accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control in Kampala
region; with funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR).
Job Summary:  The Data Officer will primarily determine the
suitable database analysis software; enter data that is used to generate
weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for MJAP activities in accordance with
MOH guidelines and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Receive and review raw data on the different
program activities on a daily basis
·       
Enter data into the appropriate program
databases on daily basis according to the approved format
·       
Create data cleaning queries to free data from
any anomalies according to the data analysis procedure
·       
Back up data and add password to the different
databases used for data entry on a daily basis in line with the data security
procedures
·       
Carry out simple analysis on MJAP activities and
document brief reports on weekly and monthly basis to inform the development of
quarterly reports for the various stakeholders
·       
Devise and implement a mechanism for
safeguarding computer hardware and other accessories assigned to Data Officers
·       
Offer on-going support to the data collectors in
proper data collection and documentation procedures.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant for the Data Officer must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in statistics, Social Sciences, Computer Science and Information
Technology.
·       
Specialised training in data management,
analysis and interpretation is an added advantage
·       
A minimum of two years of working experience in
data management
·       
Good interpersonal skills, communication skills
and organizational skills.
·       
Good computer skills and knowledge of common
Statistical analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel,
STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA
·       
Comprehensive knowledge of computer data input
equipment and error resolution in data entry
·       
High level of confidentiality, accuracy and team
work
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates should apply via the
email below and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and
copies of relevant academic documents to: hr@mjap.or.ug addressed to; The Human
Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Deadline: 6th March 2020
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