NGO Data Jobs – Proficiency Testing Data Manager – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Job Title:          Proficiency
Testing Data Manager
Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Position Number: MUWRP-
About US:
The Makerere University Walter
Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established
in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere
University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military
Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop,
evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health
importance to Uganda.
Job Summary: The
incumbent will serve as a Proficiency Testing Data Manager for the National TB
Reference Laboratory supported by Makerere University Walter Reed Project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop
    Database(s) for managing Genexpert PT data.
  • Perform
    and document procedures for Genexpert PT data preparation including data
    cleaning, standardization and analysis.
  • Validate
    tools used in Genexpert site assessments and data collection
  • Develop
    Genexpert PT data collection and evaluation methodologies, including
    format design, project criteria and requirements, data compilation,
    relevancy and usage.
  • Create
    and enforce policies for effective Genexpert PT data management according
    to the ISO 17043 standard
  • Formulate
    techniques for quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and
    legitimacy of data.
  • Establish
    rules and procedures for sharing Panel Testing Results with upper
    management, external stakeholders.
  • Assist
    with reports and Genexpert data extraction when needed.
  • Monitor
    and analyze Genexpert PT information and data systems and evaluate their
    performance to discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades
  • Ensure
    that the Genexpert PT database and archives are protected from security
    breaches and data losses
  • Troubleshoot
    Genexpert PT data-related problems and authorize maintenance or

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics,
    epidemiology or a related field from a recognized University/Institution
  • Experience
    in the medical field is an added advantage.
  • Must
    have knowledge on ISO 15189 and ISO 17043 standard.
  • Excellent
    understanding of data administration and management functions (collection,
    analysis, distribution etc.)
  • Familiarity
    with modern database and information system technologies
  • An
    analytical mindset with problem-solving skills
  • Excellent
    communication and collaboration skills
  • Proficient
    in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word etc.)
  • Experience
    in the use of SPSS, Stata, epi-info or epidata.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should download the application form, download
, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of
academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number
(Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the
application letter.
Please send applications to:
The HR and Administration
Makerere University Walter Reed
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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