Fresher Data Assistant USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

 

Job Title:    Data Assistant

Organization:  University
Research Co., LLC (URC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to:
District Technical Coordinator

 

About US:

University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health
care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit
affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45
countries, including the United States.

 

About USAID Project:

With the RHITES-N
Acholi Project (Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern
Uganda – Acholi), USAID will continue its support of the Government of Uganda’s
(GOU) efforts to improve access to and use of health services in the country’s
post-conflict northern region. RHITES-N Acholi Project activities will build on
USAID investments and national advances to increase access to and use of
high-quality integrated services that accelerate the ability and capacity to
respond to the specific health needs of residents in the Acholi sub-region,
leveraging the URC-ASSIST project successes.

 

Job Summary:  The Activity office will be in Amuru District
and he/she will spend at least 50% of their time working in the field. The
overall objective of the data assistant is to strengthen data management at the
facility and community level. This will include proper documentation, records
management, filing, archiving, data quality and reporting at the district and
supported health facilities. He/she will ensure that there’s improved quality
of data (facility and community) as reflected in DHIS2.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·       
Provide
technical assistance to improve quality, accuracy and timeliness of data.

·       
Build
skills of frontline facility health care workers on Data Management including
recording, filing, archiving and reporting. This includes provision of relevant
guidelines and SOPs for effective data management at facility level.

·       
Ensure
availability and utilisation of current versions of HMIS tools at the facility
and community level.

·       
Organise
district data review meetings to clean up facility level data.

·       
Facilitate
performance review meetings to enable the teams understand and use data.

·       
Ensure
functional EMR at high volume facilities and reporting using the system.

·       
Support
data collection activities within their respective districts and provide timely
response to adhoc data requests.

·       
Support
weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.

·       
Support
in analysing and writing of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual
programmatic district performance reports and their submission in stipulated
deadlines.

·       
Any
other duties assigned by supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Quantitative
Economics or related field.

·       
At least
two years’ experience in data management particularly in the Northern region.

·       
Knowledge
of statistical packages such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info and others.

·       
Thorough
familiarity with the MOH HMIS systems.

·       
Understanding
of USAID expectations.

 

Please note:
Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period
without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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