Data Management Officer US NGO Jobs – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

 Job Title:    Data Management Officer

Organisation: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation

Duty Station: 
Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to: Data Manager CaP – TB Project

 

About US:

Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and
AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into
adulthood. Founded through a mother’s determination, we are driven to see a
world where no other mother, child or family is devastated by this disease. For
more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in
pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions.

 

Job Summary:  The Data Management Officer will oversee the
development and implementation of strong data management. He/she will implement
efficient ways to collate, organize, store and analyze data with attention to
security and confidentiality. The Data Management Officer performs under the
overall leadership of the Data Manager CaP TB project.  Working closely with the Strategic
Information & Evaluation team, the incumbent will work towards coordinated
and efficient efforts in managing routine and non-routine data generated from
the program implementation and other sources.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participate
in the creation and enforcement of policies and guidelines for effective data
management.

·       
Participate
in the formulation of techniques for quality data collection to ensure
adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data

·       
Devise
and implement efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis
with attention to all technical aspects.

·       
Participate
in the establishment of the rules and procedures for data sharing with program
team and external stakeholders etc.

·       
Assist
with reports and data extraction when needed from the integrated database.

·       
Monitor
and analyze information and data systems and evaluate their performance to
discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades etc.).

·       
Ensure
digital databases and archives are protected from security breaches and data
losses.

·       
Troubleshoot
data-related problems and authorize maintenance or modifications.

·       
Participate
in the review of the data management plan, maintain the data management plan
throughout lifecycle of projects and ensure data management plan is followed
according to EGPAF data requirements/needs.

·       
Ensure
timely data transfer from various external data and internal platforms into the
Foundation’s integrated database.

·       
Assist
in defining and/or create data listings, summary table validation, data
specifications and/or process data transfers in preparation for statistical
review and/or data management audit.

·       
Coordinate
the archiving of databases and related documents.

·       
Respond
to requests for standard and ad hoc data reports as required in a timely
manner.

·       
Participate
in the preparation and presentation of data, when applicable.

·       
Alongside
the Strategic Information & Evaluation team, facilitate site level data
quality assessment, auditing and verification for improvement

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Data Management Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s
(honors) degree in health informatics, statistics or demography or population
studies, epidemiology, and a formal qualification in data management.

·       
A
candidate must have passed Mathematics at Ordinary Level with at least a
credit.

·       
At least
three years of progressive experience in routine data management including
designing data bases, data collection, collation, analysis and presentation.

·       
Knowledge
of common Statistical analysis and database management packages including
Epi-DATA, GIS, MYSQL.

·       
Practical
experience in working with routine health information systems at the facility
and district is a must.

·       
Thorough
understanding of the Uganda MOH HMIS system is a must.

·       
Ability
to work independently with minimal supervision.

·       
Ability
to fully grasp the complexity of data management.

·       
The
candidate should have a strong understanding of databases and data analysis
procedures.

·       
Tech-savvy
and possess excellent troubleshooting skills.

·       
Good
analytical thinking and ability to interpret public health and epidemiological
data.

·       
Able to
work under pressure

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit a cover letter and updated Curriculum Vitae as one file in pdf
format through the link below addressed to at the link below:

 

The Senior Human
Resources Officer

Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Plot 15, Kitante
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P.O. Box 21127

Kampala, Uganda

 

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Here to Apply

 

Deadline: 19th March, 2021.

 

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