2 Fresher Data Officer Jobs – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organization: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Reports to: M & E Officer
About US:
Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a Company limited by
guarantee under Makerere University. MJAP emerged from the Mulago-Mbarara
Teaching Hospitals Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) which was established in November
2004 under the then Makerere University Faculty of Medicine with funding from
the US President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and technical
assistance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
MJAP is currently implementing a five year Grant under the Presidential
Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief II (PEPFAR II) supporting the provision of
comprehensive HIV/AIDS services including integration of these services in the
broader health context in line with the Global Health Initiative (GHI) while
strengthening all the Health System Components in the partner institutions to
enhance their capacity to provide these services.
Job Summary: The Data
Officer will mainly determine the suitable database analysis software; enter
data that is used to generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for MJAP
activities in accordance with MOH guidelines and procedures.
Key Duties and
Receive and review raw data on the different
program activities on a daily basis
Enter data into the appropriate program
databases on daily basis according to the approved format
Create data cleaning queries to free data from
any anomalies according to the data analysis procedures
Back up data and add password to the different
databases used for data entry on a daily basis in line with the data security
Conduct simple analysis on MJAP activities and
document brief reports on weekly and monthly basis to inform the development of
quarterly reports for the various stakeholders
Devise and implement a mechanism for safeguarding
computer hardware and other accessories assigned to Data Officers
Provide on-going support to the data collectors
in proper data collection and documentation procedures.
Qualifications, Skills and
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science/
Information Technology or (a community based course)
training in data management, analysis and interpretation is an added advantage
to two years working experience in data management
computer skills and knowledge of common Statistical analysis and
database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA
knowledge and understanding of computer data input equipment and error
resolution in data entry
level of confidentiality, accuracy and team work
interpersonal skills, communication skills and organizational skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their
applications, detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic
documents addressed to: The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint
AIDS Program (MJAP) via Email to: hr@mjap.or.ug
Deadline: 20th
October, 2016 by 5:00 PM.
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