10 Fresher District Data Officer NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    District Data Officer (10
Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Funding Source: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR

Duty Station:

Reports to: Field
Office M&E Officer

Vacancy Code:
DDO X008


About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with 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, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

With funding from  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR, and in partnership with MoH and respective District Local
Governments, IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the West
Nile region of Uganda under the project “Accelerating and Sustaining HIV
Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in West-Nile Region of Uganda under the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2020-2025”. The project
supports the 12 districts of; Arua, Maracha, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Koboko,
Yumbe, Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani, Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.


Job Summary: The
District Data Officer shall mentor HF Medical Records Officers /Medical Records
Assistants in proper capture, management and reporting of HMIS data collected
from health facilities and communities. They will also provide support to the
field office M&E Officer in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured in


Key Duties and

Support and mentor health facility Medical Records staffs in the
following areas:

·       Recording patient visits and other
registration data in appropriate HMIS tools

·       Filing all laboratory test results and other
records in their appropriate files

·       Ensuring that the medical records room is
orderly and all records accounted for

·       Ensuring completeness, consistency and
accuracy of data captured in the HMIS

·       Electronic capture of patient care records

·       Timely compilation of the routine HMIS

·       Ensuring availability of required HMIS tools
i.e. registers, forms, guidelines etc.

·       Data use at facility and district level

Provide assistance to the field M&E Officer in the following tasks:

·       Perform data abstraction from the HMIS and other
sources for project reporting

·       Perform routine data entry into the project
electronic management information systems

·       Ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy
of data captured in DATIM

·       Participate in analysis and interpretation of

·       Perform routine backups and ensure security
of data captured into the project HMIS

·       Respond to any required data calls.


Qualifications, Skills and

·       The applicant must hold a Degree in a
relevant Data Management field

·       Additional training in data management
including M&E will be an added advantage.

·       A minimum of two years of experience in data
management and analysis in a busy HIV/AIDS setting or health related field

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Computer knowledge and skills

·       Knowledge of Health Information Management

·       Accuracy skills and ability to work as a team

·       Good understanding of CDC/PEPFAR/MOH
reporting requirements and expectations


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates 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


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

·       Internal candidates who meet the required
specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will
be given priority.

·       Make sure that your application letter, CV
(Not more than 4pages) and certificates are attached as one PDF document.

·       Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line
of your email.

·       Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the
vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.

·       Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic

·       Only shortlisted candidates will be


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


Deadline:  4th October 2020


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