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

Organisation: 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 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:  
·       
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 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
·       
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 must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics
·       
Specialized
training in data management, analysis and interpretation is an added advantage
·       
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
letter, 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).
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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