USAID Project Jobs – Data Manager at FHI 360

Job Title: Data
Organisation: FHI 360
Project / Program: Communication
for Healthy Communities (CHC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Us:
FHI 360 is a leading global development organization dedicated to
improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, °catty driven
solutions. Our professional staff includes experts in education, health,
nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as
cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior
change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address
today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from
60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world
FHI 360 — Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the Communication
for Healthy Communities (CHC) five year program designed to support the GOU and
partners to design and implement quality heath communication interventions to
contribute to reduction in HIV Infections, total fertility, maternal &
child mortality, malnutrition, malaria & tuberculosis. CHC aims to achieve
this through the use of innovative approaches, capacity strengthening,
increased collaboration among partners, and rigorous research and knowledge
management for health communication.
Job Summary: The Data
Manager will offer technical support in all project data collection activities
with emphasis on formulating and enforcing proper data collection practices.
S/he will develop data collection and evaluation methodologies, including
format design. project criteria and requirements, data compilation, relevancy
and usage.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Set up and ensure data system is
    operational, with appropriate public/limited access portals
  • Offer access to IPs and regional offices
    to submit data
  • Assists the M&E and Research officers,
    IPs and regional offices with set-up, testing, and implementation of data
    collection and management software
  • Troubleshoot data submission errors and
    data error issues
  • Perform procedures for data preparation
    including data cleaning, standardization and analysis
  • Determine completeness and adequacy of the
    data collection procedure
  • Understand and ensure confidentiality law
    and standards
  • Conduct data review analyses and develop
    ad-hoc reports as necessary
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The candidate should hold a Master’s
    degree in data management, statistics, or a related quantitative field;
  • The candidate should possess 3-5 years data management and data quality assurance experience;
    Strong quantitative and analytic skills
  • Computer proficiency skills i.e. word
    processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least
    two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, and Ms
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access essential;
  • Expertise in data management software
  • At least one year experience in each of
    the following: Large research projects, Data Analysis/ Management,
  • Experience managing data entry staff is a
How to Apply:
All candidates should send a cover letter and CV/resume by email to: Please clearly indicate Job Title in email subject line
or on top of envelope.
Deadline: 20th September, 2013
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