2 Fresher Data Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Episcopal Conference

 

Job Title:    Data Officer (2 Fresher Job
Positions)

Organisation: Uganda
Episcopal Conference

Duty Station: 
Uganda

Reports to:
District Program Officer

 

About US:

The Uganda Catholic
Medical Bureau (UCMB), the Health Department of the Uganda Episcopal Conference
(UEC) in partnership with the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform
(ACHAP)—an advocacy and network platform of over 40 Christian Health
Associations (CHAs) and Church Health Networks in Sub-Saharan Africa, with
support from USAID, are implementing a Community Health Networks project—ACHAP
Afya—in the West Nile Districts of Arua and Nebbi.

 

The goal of the
project is to address community health interventions—that will increase the
demand and utilization of maternal, and child health (MCH), Nutrition, Water
& Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) and voluntary family planning and reproductive
health (FP/RH) interventions in the region through expanding demand for and
availability of community health services by engaging and leveraging the
expertise of locally established organizations and influential community
resource persons that can help strengthen linkage and the reach of the healthcare
system.

 

The ACHAP Afya –
UCMB Community Health Network Project will be implemented to support Government
of Uganda development efforts of reducing key community drivers of child and
maternal morbidity and mortality in high burden regions of Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Data Officer will be responsible for the
management of data needs of the CHN project at district level through the
development and maintenance of appropriate databases, regular analyses and data
extractions, and in collaboration with the project officer, he/she will be
responsible for data reporting and dissemination for decision-making and
advocacy.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
With
guidance of the M&E lead, participate and support in the design/development
of the project’s M&E system and related tools, clearly identifying the
users and the utility of the data/information.

·       
Participate
and support the development and implementation of UCMB project Activity
Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (AMEL) plan—including the adaptation of
project M&E tools,

·       
Responsible
for data entry and maintenance of the district project database from intake,
enrolment and follow up

·       
Collect,
compile and analyze project data for planning and reporting

·       
Conduct
Regular data quality Assessments, project Implementation

·       
Assist
the project management team in implementing proposed data use and demand
strategies amongst staff for improved tracking of project implementation
progress

·       
Identify,
develop, document and disseminate key project learning and best practices to improve
project implementation

·       
Ensure
data access, sharing, storage and back up according to UCMB data management
policy

·       
Participate
in project meetings and ensure minutes are filed

·       
Manage
and safeguard project data collection and support routine & timely data
requirements for project decision-making and advocacy,

·       
Contribute
to written performance reports to the donor, and other project deliverables.

·       
Work
with project partners, district leadership and Ministry of Health teams to
ensure accurate information flow
including
data collection, measurement, and reporting.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor of Statistics, Management Information Systems,
Quantitative Economics, Business studies, development studies, or related discipline
is required.

·       
A
minimum of three years of field experience in a similar position in project,
development and/or humanitarian context.

·       
Prior
use of computers or other digital devices for data collection (using
ODK/Kobocollect) is an added advantage

·       
Knowledge
in basic data analysis using SPSS, STATA, SQL, VBA, MS Excel, Epi-info and
Atlas ti

·       
Ability
to work both in a team and independently

·       
Strong
written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports

·       
Ability
to work under pressure with minimum supervision

·       
High
quality interpersonal skills

·       
Cultural
sensitivity, confidentiality, patience and flexibility

·       
English
fluency with excellent oral and writing skills is required.

·       
Must be
Resident of Arua or Nebbi district

·       
Knowledge
of Kiswahili and any of the widely spoken local languages i.e. Alur, and
Lugbara, is a desirable.

 

How to Apply:

All eligible and
interested candidates should apply and attach their signed CVs, copies of
certificates, degrees, and testimonials to the address below:

 

The Secretary
General

Uganda Catholic
Secretariat,

Plot 672, Hanlon
Road – Nsambya Hill

P.O. Box 2886
Kampala. Uganda

 

Deadline: 12th February 2021

 

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