Database Manager USAID RHITES-EC Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda
Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja,
Reports to: Director
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
About US:
University Research Co., LLC
(URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care,
social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate,
the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries,
including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC
(URC) is implementing the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health
Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is
to support the implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in
regional  health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The
five-year project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated
total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Database
Manager will be responsible for administration, management, design,
documentation and evaluation of a variety of database management systems in
addition, the successful applicant will perform database and transaction log
backups, as well as maintenance and monitoring of database sewer performance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-EC Database Manager career opportunity must
    hold a Bachelor’s degree of Statistics (Statistical Computing Option),
    Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent qualification.
    Possession of a Post-graduate qualification in the same field is an added
  • At
    least five years’ experience in IT, Management information Systems and
    Database Management.
  • At
    least four years of recent experience in developing and/or managing health
    information Systems / databases.
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge of managing medical records.
  • Experience
    with international development activities in Africa and with organizations
    such USAID, CDC, Ministries of Health is of added advantage.
  • Familiarity
    with PEPFAR indicators, technical areas and interventions.
  • Proficiency
    and hands-on experience in key database programming languages and database
    management systems such as MySQL, JavaScript
  • Ability
    to solve problems independently
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES EC Project should send
their cover letters, certificates of good conduct curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for three professional references
addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC –
Centre for Human Services
Plot 1, East Victoria Close,
Mpumudde Division,
Jinja. Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline: 9th February 2018 by 12:00 pm

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