4 Fresher Community Data Officer NGO Jobs - PACE

Organization: Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE)
Reports to: Community Data Management Supervisor
Duty Station: Uganda

About Us:
Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE) is the local branch of Population Services International (PSI), one of the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

About PEPFAR Project:
PACE is part of a consortium that is implementing a (5+ years) project aimed at reducing the HIV incidence, and mortality related to HIV and TB and develop capacity for the region and the country to plan, coordinate and sustain HIV epidemic control. The program will accelerate Epidemic Control in Mubende Region under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In partnership with Mildmay Uganda and support from CDC, PACE’s primary role will be to PACE’s to strengthen community systems to yield high HIV case finding, linkages and community based support for retention in HIV care and prevention.

Job Summary: The Community Data Officerwill support the Community Data Management Supervisor in operationalizing the community engagement data management systems, guidelines and activities in line with the project M&E framework.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Provide support in the development and implementation of data management plans for community organizations and partners under this project.
  • Support data management work performed by project staff and community partners and input data collected in line with data management procedures
  • Ensure data system (community tools, entry screens) are available and operational
  • Manage data entry works/teams through coaching and mentorship of community based organizations.
  • The jobholder will also troubleshoot data submission errors and error issues and check for discrepancies, defects in data on a monthly basis in specified timelines.
  • Perform and document procedures for data preparation including data cleaning, standardization and regularly back up data.
  • Responsible for quality control procedure (including, but not limited to, random phone calls to check data, and also checking data entry quality)
  • Tasked with data reporting and analysis including use of GIS/ spatial data
  • Understand and ensure privacy law and standard
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, annual data reports and ad-hoc reports as required and participate in preparation and presentation of data, when applicable.
  • Render support in the preparation of data for statistical review and/or data management audit
  • Conduct data reflection and utilization activities with project stakeholders to ensure overall project learning and growth

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the PEPFAR Community Data Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Technology or Business Administration.
  • Prior experience in data management in donor funded program with experience in DHIS2
  • Previous experience in data use for decision making in HIV Care programs
  • Working knowledge of use of word processing, spreadsheet software programs
  • Applicable knowledge working with statistic databases such as STATA, SPSS etc.
  • Highly motivated, willing to learn, good team work, able to develop others, service- oriented and able to work under high pressure and within a limited time frame
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and presentation
  • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to work accurately.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidate should deliver updated resumes (CVs) and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope”, to the PACE Head Office Reception, addressed to Head of People and Culture, PACE, at Plot 3 Mackenzie Vale, Kololo, P.O. Box 27659 Kampala. You can also deliver your applications to;

  • PACE Eastern Region (Mbale) – Plot 10 Bungokho Road Senior Quarters, Mbale Town.

  • PACE Northern Region (Lira) – Plot 52 – 54, Police Road, African Quarters, Lira.

  • PACE Western Region (Mbarara) – Plot 560, Kashari Block Ruharo, Mbarara.

Deadline: 7th July 2017 by 2:00pm (EAT)

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