Data Officer Job Opportunities – Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre (NTIHC)

Title:            Data Officer
Organization: Naguru
Teenage Information and Health Centre (NTIHC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Monitoring
and Evaluation Manager
About US:
Naguru Teenage Information and
Health Centre (NTIHC) is the pioneer program in providing youth friendly
Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) services in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Data
Officer will support in the development and implementation of an effective
monitoring and evaluation plan for the programme and also support in
custodianship and management of the information technology system.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare
    and maintain; relevant systems documentation; creation of policies and
    procedures, including data collection policies and procedures.
  • Establish
    data quality standards and ensure that standards are met in a fully
    operational and stable state.
  • Ensure
    that all required software are updated and properly installed and rolled
    out especially anti-virus, office work related packages and databases.
  • Perform
    and document procedures for data preparation including trouble shooting
    data submission errors and data error issues, data cleaning,
    standardization and analysis.
  • Provide
    coordination role in liaising with relevant data entrants to compile data
    related to particular services and processes as required.
  • Ensure
    that day-to-day administrative activities are undertaken to maintain
    databases in a fully operational and stable state.
  • Apply
    software upgrades and patches to the systems and to server operating
    systems and database.
  • Review
    and maintain efficient and effective data-base backups.
  • Maintain
    adequate security of data by implementing monitoring and auditing
    appropriate security policies.
  • Produce
    routine data/reports in line with performance indicators.
  • Provide
    support and training in use of the application, processes and database
  • The
    Data Officer will also provide user support through the provision of
    incident and problem management.
  • Ensure
    the security of organisational IT property and assets.
  • Provide
    administration, logistics and specialist support and advise during
    procurement and identified emergency events.
  • Perform
    any other lawful duties as may be assigned by your supervisor and any
    other superiors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Data Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    or diploma in Information Technology or applied statistics.
  • At
    least three years if relevant working experience in a similar organisation
    is an added advantage.
  • Self-motivation,
    hard work orientation and good team skills with strong personal values and
  • Knowledge
    of programming, systems and database management is an essential.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to send their applications addressed to Program Director, Naguru Teenage
Information and Health Centre, Spring road Bugolobi, opposite Shell Bugolobi,
P. O. Box 27572 Kampala, Tel: 0751216467, 0393216467. Applications with detailed
CVs and cover letters with three professional referees and their day time
contacts, copies of certified certificates and testimonials and day time
telephone contacts.
Deadline: 26th January
2018 by 4:00pm

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