Information Management Officer Job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO)

Organization: The AIDS
Support Organization (TASO Uganda),
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: The M &
E Manager
About TASO:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organization
contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and
improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by
HIV infection and disease, requires the services of dedicated, competent,
innovative and results oriented person to fill the position of Information
Management Officer
Job Summary: The Information
Management Officer will take charge of the information systems and data
management at the Project, and ensure effective provision of information
technology services and the management and utilization of data.
In effect, the Information Management Officer will receive data from
sub-recipients’ level as well as principal recipient’s level; supervise the
data entry, clean the data and validate it as well as maintain an up-to-date
data base for all the Project activities.
He will also ensure that the IT systems at the GMU are fully functional
at all times so as to facilitate timely web-based reporting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare periodic work plans and budgets
    for the delivery of information and data management services
  • Supervise entry of service data at all
  • Carry out routine data cleaning,
    validation, and analysis to ensure reliability and accuracy
  • Make regular data backups to ensure that
    data safety, security and integrity is not compromised
  • Effectively supervise and support Data
    Entry Clerks
  • Offer technical support and training to
    data collectors and other end-users
  • Ensure proper usage and maintenance of ICT
    equipment at the Project.
  • Liaise with the TASO IT and IM teams to
    ensure effective and prompt maintenance, repair and servicing of ICT
  • Carry out database administration at the
    Project server
  • Administer and manage user accounts on the
    LAN for Project staff
  • Technically advise the project coordinator
    on proper and effective management of data and ICT equipment
  • Make weekly, monthly and quarterly
    submission of raw datasets to TASO headquarters for back up.
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports on the
    information and data management activities of the Project 
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Information Technology system maintained;
    protected and regularly updated
  • Supervise the Data entry
  • Data validated and cleaned
  • Information Management reports written 
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidate should possess a bachelor’s
    degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or Computer Science
  • The prospective employer should possess at
    least three years in data management for health related programs, preferably
    in an NGO setting
  • International policies on data management,
    Ethical issues in data management, IT systems management and
    backstopping/trouble shooting
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements
are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates,
testimonials and three referees to:
The Director Human Resource & Administration, P. O. BOX 10443, Kampala,
OR hand deliver your application to: TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago
NB: Only
short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 13th September 2013
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