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
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
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
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,
Comprehensive knowledge of computer data input
equipment and error resolution in data entry
High level of confidentiality, accuracy and team
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: addressed to; The Human
Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Deadline: 6th March 2020
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