3 Fresher Survey Data Officer Job Vacancies – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

 

Job Title:    Survey Data Officer (3
Fresher Job Vacancies)

Organization:  Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Duty Station:  Jinja,
Busia, Mayuge, Arua, Koboko, Gulu, Kwania, Kyegegwa and Moyo, Uganda

 

About US:

The Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization.
IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and
Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted
on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over
41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May
2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health
Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of
Health.

 

Job Summary:  The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration
(IDRC) seeks to hire suitable candidates to fill SURVEY DATA OFFICER positions
for a new project called UnMASC. This is a field-based position and project
activities will take place in the following districts: Jinja, Busia, Mayuge,
Arua, Koboko, Gulu, Kwania, Kyegegwa and Moyo.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Enter
data collected from the community survey.

·       
Upload
data from the tablets at the end of each field day

·       
Reconcile
paper records (logs and forms) with the electronic data bases

·       
Participate
in routine troubleshooting, and rectifying issues in the field database system

·       
Liaise
with staff members to investigate and rectify data queries

·       
Ensure
accuracy and completeness of data entered

·       
Work
closely with relevant staff on data coding problems and assist developing means
for correction

·       
Maintain
confidentiality of records and research findings as appropriate.

·       
Take
part in regular team meetings.

 

Key Result Areas

·       
Correct
community survey data entry done

·       
Data
uploaded onto databases

·       
Reconciliation
of paper record with the electronic database

·       
Data
queries rectified

·       
Accurate
and complete data entry.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, IT or related
fields with prior experience managing large volumes of data

·       
Prior
experience working with electronic data capture (tablets/smart phones
technology)

·       
Willingness
to live and work up country in Uganda

·       
Willing
to work extra hours and travel long distances in rural settings.

·       
Excellent
communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

·       
Ability
to work under stringent deadlines and to work independently.

·       
Prior
work on any of the IDRC studies as a Data Officer.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications using this link on the IDRC website.

 

Click Here

 

Additional important comments:

·       
Submission
of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for
consideration for the job opening.

·       
Applications
cannot be amended following submission.

·       
ONLY
SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FURTHER.

·       
This
advert is only open to current and former IDRC staff with good performance and
behavioral track records.

 

Deadline: 17th December 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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