Fresher Data Management Officer NGO Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

 

Job Title:    Data Management Officer
(Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local
population through a combination of community-based research, curative
services, and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Data Management Officer is responsible for
ensuring accuracy and consistency of data on each program study

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develops
and modifies study databases.

·       
Performs
logistical and personnel needs assessment for department.

·       
Develops
programs for data inconsistency and validation checks (both between files and
within files).

·       
Determine
fiscal requirements for office and prepare budgetary recommendations.

·       
Acquire
full knowledge of all Rakai Health Sciences Program studies and/or services (to
aid data management.

·       
Offer
guidance and responses to queries from interviewers and study coordinators on
field linkages and all field related trouble shooting.

·       
Assist
study field coordination offices in scheduling appointments as well as
informing when the window periods are expiring.

·       
Sets up
and monitors the filing, storage, login and logout systems of participant
records.

·       
In
consultation with the supervisor, plan and conduct regular staff meetings with
data staff to review department performance.

·       
Plan
adequate work for the Data staff and ensure their full utilization.

·       
Provide
on Job training and technical advice and support to Data Entry Clerks and
Records Officers

·       
In
conjunction with the supervisor, participates in the development of
standardized data capture forms helping to assign appropriate and uniform
variable names.

·       
Requesting
and receiving requests from logistics department.

·       
Reports
to the field coordinators errors found on administered forms that would help
with training and retraining of the field teams.

·       
Ensure
safe custody of all RHSP assets designated to the Data Management Officer

·       
Any
other official duty as may be assigned by management.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a first-class or second upper bachelor’s degree in
Statistics or Demography or Mathematics or another related field.

·       
At least
two years of professional work experience in data management in a busy health
setting with a major role of preparing activity reports and accountabilities.

·       
To
qualify to work with RHSP, one must own a degree of integrity with reasonable
work ethics.

·       
Willingness
to work in rural areas and execute work with minimal or no supervision and
remain accountable.

·       
Demonstrable
knowledge in Data Management, Research& Quality Assurance.

·       
Advanced
computer skills in STATA or R, MS Excel and MS Access.

 

How to Apply:

All interested
Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications
including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of
academic qualifications/certificates (in one document (Word/PDF)) addressed to
the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject
line of the email. Only online applications will be considered.

 

Deadline: 3rd February 2020 by 5:00pm

 

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.
Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

 

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