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Fresher Assistant Data Manager - VMMC NGO Jobs - Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Data Manager

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 Assistant Data Manager will work with and support data officers in ensuring that all project information tools are available, up to date and are appropriately used to capture key project, MoH and PEPFAR indicators.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Primarily ensure the availability and proper use of updated MoH (HMIS) data tools in all supported sites in the Kampala-Wakiso Region.
  • Support the data officers in ensuring that data is completely and accurately captured in the appropriate HMIS tools.
  • Ensure complete, accurate and timely reporting of data into DHIS2 and PEPFAR data bases as appropriate.
  • Support continuous quality improvement interventions for VMMC in the supported sites.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Assistant Data Manager – VMMC job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information technology, information systems, computer science, statistics or any other relevant field.
  • At least two years working experience in data management in a health care setting.
  • Previous experience with data abstraction and management in a busy research health care setting will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience with PEPFAR/CDC reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of current guidelines in SMC service provision is desirable.
  • The ideal candidate must have an innovative mind with great attention to detail and should be ready to work in a diverse team of health workers.
  • Good management and communication skills are essential.

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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