Several Fresher Data Officer Job Opportunities – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
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 Project:
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 mainly 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:  
and review raw data on the different program activities on a daily basis
data into the appropriate program databases on daily basis according to the
approved format
data cleaning queries to free data from any anomalies according to the data
analysis procedures
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
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
and implement a mechanism for safeguarding computer hardware and other
accessories assigned to Data Officers
on-going support to the data collectors in proper data collection and
documentation procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics
training in data management, analysis and interpretation is an added advantage
years of working experience in data management
interpersonal skills, communication skills and organizational skills.
computer skills and knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database
management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA
knowledge of computer data input equipment and error resolution in data entry
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
letter, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents
to: addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University
Joint AIDS Program (MJAP).
Please ensure that
your attachments do not exceed 5 MB.
We do appreciate
your interest to work with MJAP. However, we regret that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the submission deadline.
Deadline: 26th June 2020 by 5:00pm
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