2 Fresher M &E Officer Jobs – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organization: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station: Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: M&E Advisor
About US:
Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for
profit Company under Makerere University. MJAP works to build partnerships and
strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB and other
diseases of public health importance in Africa.
About Project:
MJAP will work in close collaboration with the Rakai Health Sciences
Program (RHSP) to implement a program on Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control
in Masaka region (Gomba, Butambala, Sembabule and Mpigi districts). In
addition, MJAP is anticipating a sub-award grant for accelerating HIV/AIDS
Epidemic Control in Kampala region; under the President’s Emergency Plan for
AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide support to the District
    Biostatistician in training and mentorship of facility M&E staff
  • Work in liaison with district teams to
    ensure availability of all necessary HMIS tools at facilities
  • Support the district in maintenance of
    facility computers and accessories as well as the openMRS
  • Support facilities to ensure completeness
    of entries into the openMRS and reporting.
  • Support facilities to ensure timely and
    accurate completion and submission of HMIS reports and other required
    reports
  • Support district Biostatisticians and records
    officers to conduct regular data quality audits
  • Support the district Biostatistician and
    Records Officers to conduct data analyses required for regular district
    and facility data review meetings as well as tracking of selected
    indicators
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Makerere
    University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) M &E Officer should preferably
    hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, or its equivalent
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    Health Information Systems (HMIS,DHIS & OpenMRS )
  • Broad knowledge of common Statistical
    analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA,
    SPSS, EPiDATA
  • Working knowledge of MER 2.1 PEPFAR
    indicators
  • Additional training in a medical field
    will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to monitor Data collection and
    data entry into management systems and write good project reports and
    plans.
  • Good IT skills (generic applications,
    internal communications systems, and software packages to support M&E
    management)
  • Broad knowledge of error resolution in
    data entry
  • Good mentoring and coaching skills
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Local
    Government structures,
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
NB: Please indicate the
position and region you’re applying for in the subject. Your attachments should
not exceed 5MB.
Deadline: 17th May
2017 by 5:00pm

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