6 Data Manager Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Data Management
Coordinator
About US:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit
organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health
specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity
Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory
services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John
Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
About CDC / PEPFAR Project:
IDI received funding from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR, IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the
Kampala region of Uganda under the project: “Accelerating epidemic control in
Kampala region of Uganda through scale up of evidence based and high impact
interventions towards achievement of UNAIDS 90:90:90 targets.”
Job Summary: The Data
Manager will work collaboratively with Division biostatisticians to provide
technical oversight to Division data teams and health facility teams to ensure
generation and maintenance of high quality data for use to guide health service
planning and implementation efforts.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide
    leadership and management oversight to Division data teams to ensure
    timely delivery on key project tasks.
  • Lead
    mentorship and training efforts to build capacity of District and
    facility teams to generate and maintain high quality patient data using
    standard HMIS tools.
  • Advise
    on the establishment of systems that support confidentiality and safe
    storage of medical records within facility premises and archive sites at
    all times.
  • Support
    Division teams to maintain up-to-date electronic and paper-based records
    of all patients attending care in all division health units.
  • Build
    systems to support stock monitoring and management of data tools and all
    data-related supplies to avert stock outs within supported Divisions.
  • Support
    Division-wide performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use
    activities to continuously guide implementation of key project
    activities.
  • The
    incumbent will guide Divisions and health facility teams to conduct
    regular data quality assessments, and to implement and document data
    quality improvement activities.
  • Support
    facility data teams to compile and submit accurate HMIS and
    programmatic reports into standard databases according to the set project,
    donor and MoH reporting timelines.
  • Perform
    any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Infectious
    Diseases Institute (IDI) Data Manager job opportunity should preferably
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Statistics, Quantitative Economics, IT or a relevant field.
  • Previous
    experience in HIV/AIDS data management and information systems
    development
  • Strong
    computer skills are an added advantage.
  • Competence
    in electronic database packages
  • Good
    communication, leadership, organization and management skills
  • Broadly
    understands client confidentiality and exhibits high level of
    ethical conduct
  • Good
    computer literacy skills with proficiency in electronic database packages
  • Broad
    knowledge and understanding of public health systems, local government
    structures and the national Health Management Information Systems
    (HMIS)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons may apply through e-mail
or hand-deliver their application letter with a detailed CV, copies of academic
credentials with at least two referees to:
The Manager Human Resources,
Infectious Diseases Institute,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline:  31st May 2017

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