22 Entry Level NGO Data Jobs - RAMOS Supervisors at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project M & E Officer

About US:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America.

About SMGL Project:
Baylor-Uganda works with partners in implementing the Saving Mothers Giving Life (SMGL) project in Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo Districts since 2012. The goal during a 5-year project has been to reduce maternal mortality by 50%. As the project draws to a close, a summative evaluation in which all households in the 3 districts will be visited to enumerate the entire population by age and sex, the reproductive history of women aged 12-49 years to enable calculation of indirect estimates of lifetime fertility, documentation of the total number of births that occurred in specified interval, and direct measurement of the general and age-specific all-cause mortality. 

Job Summary:  The RAMOS Supervisor will be coordinating and supervising district wide data collection to work with village data collectors across the 3 districts to deliver quality data to assess the impact of the project. They will coordinate and supervise data collection by Village Data Collectors (VDCs) at Household Level.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Participate in training of parish level supervisors and the VDCs at an appropriate time, Liaise with the RAMOS exercise Team lead for availability of data collection materials at all levels as necessary. 
  • Provide the field teams with data collection materials (questionnaires, pens etc.) at the start of each day
  • Provide the field teams with technical support in the course of everyday as required
  • The jobholder will collect and review filled questionnaires at the end of every field day
  • Send feedback to the teams on received questionnaires and follow up the expected action
  • Send timely feedback to the district supervisors on progress of the exercise regularly
  • Submit the validated questionnaires to the district supervisors
  • Work closely with project team members to ensure all villages are covered timely as per schedules and within the budget parameters
  • Track and keep complete and up to date status of completed households and estimated pending households per village
  • Perform any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time during this exercise.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should hold Bachelor’s Degrees in Statistics or related fields
  • Previous experience in coordinating/supervising district household surveys.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Applications.
  • Fluency in Runyakitara
  • Good team player
  • Analytical skills
  • Good networking and partnership skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The applicant must be dynamic
  • Highly persuasive and convincing
  • Self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the address below including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone addresses, copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and English and an approved ‘Medical Check-up report from a recommended health centre’ for successful candidates is a requirement at entry.

Send applications via E-mail to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org.

The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 14th July 2017

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