Fresher Data Management Officer NGO Job Careers – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:     Data
Management Officer
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: 
Head of Data Management and Bio-stat
About US:
Rakai Health
Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery
organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population
through a combination of community based research, curative services and
prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
Job Summary:  The Data Management Officer will be required
to work on different clinical, behavioral and epidemiological studies. The
successful candidate will join a dedicated research team in Kalisizo, Kyotera;
but may occasionally be required to work at another station in Entebbe. The
work will include routine data management activities, design of data entry
applications and carrying out routine analysis of data plus generation of
progress reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Data Management Officer must hold a Bachelor of Statistics or BSc. Quantitative Economics
  • Applicant should have obtained at least a principle pass grade
    “C” in Mathematics at A’ Level.
  • One year of experience in using relational databases (e.g. MS SQL
    Server, MS Access, or Oracle) and field data collection methods.
  • Analysis using STATA, SPSS or R will be an added advantage.
  • Pleasant, social, flexible, with good interpersonal skills and a
    spirit of team building/ work
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work under minimum supervision and
    well organized
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Fluent in both English and Luganda languages.
  • Able and willing to work and reside in the rural setting of Kalisizo
    – Rakai District.
How to Apply:
All qualified
applicants should send their application letters, valid academic documents and
detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees in one pdf file to:
The Human Resource
Rakai Health
Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279,
Send by E-Mail to: 
Deadline: 3rd August 2018 by 5:00pm
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