24 May 2017

3 Fresher Data Entry Specialist Job Placements - Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Data QA/QC Coordinator
Position Number: MUWRP/09/17

About US:
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda.

Job Summary: The Data Entry Specialist will primarily ensure timely and correct entry of all data including survey data and routine program data (SMC, OVC, Prevention, HTC) into databases. The data entry specialists will carry out other duties relating to hard copy data archiving, alert teams on report submission guidelines and completeness and work closely with MROs to ensure effective and efficient data entry into electronic data management systems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Enter Program data- PWP, LTFU, Hub data, OVC, SMC, Care and treatment data from static and outreach sites into the MUWRP electronic data bases
  • The incumbent will also enter HIBRID and HMIS data into MUWRP data base to support data back and program tracking
  • Run routine reports as may be required by the clinic staff or MUWRP
  • Work in liaison with the IT team, routinely backup data entered into the electronic data bases.
  • Support completeness of MoH reporting by identifying gaps and addressing facility based reporting challenges as they occur.
  • Ensure functionality of electronic data management systems
  • Carry out data quality assessment before entry into the system.
  • Maintain data entry requirements and standards by following data program SOPs.
  • Ensure proper filing and storage of office data both manually and electronically
  • Tasked with reporting database malfunctioning to the senior data entry specialist
  • Participate in the retrieval of information from the system as and when required.
  • Perform all hard copy data filling and storage.
  • Ensure confidentiality of the program data at all times.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Data Entry Specialist job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any field.
  • Significant exposure and experience in a health setting with knowledge of managing PMTCT, HIV Care & Treatment and HCT data is an added advantage
  • Computer knowledge in database management, spreadsheet, email, etc.
  • Good report writing skills
  • Familiarity with public health facilities and willing in serve in such settings.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download the application form, download here, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application letter.

Please send applications to:

The HR and Administration Manager,
Makerere University Walter Reed Project,
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 29th May 2017


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