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10 No Experience Fresh Graduate Data Intern USAID Project Jobs - University Research Co., LLC (URC)


Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Salary: UGX 555,150 /= per month
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Strategic Information Officer

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-N Project:
With the RHITES-N Acholi Project (Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern Uganda – Acholi), USAID will continue its support of the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) efforts to improve access to and use of health services in the country’s post-conflict northern region. RHITES-N Acholi Project activities will build on USAID investments and national advances to increase access to and use of high-quality integrated services that accelerate the ability and capacity to respond to the specific health needs of residents in the Acholi sub-region, leveraging the URC-ASSIST project successes.

Job Summary:   The Data Interns will be provided with clearly defined roles and scopes of work and will be supervised by a URC staff member or, in the case of external placements, a suitable member of the staff within the organization in which the intern is assigned.  Supervisors of interns will be responsible for monitoring the progress of their assigned intern(s) to ensure effective learning and a positive experience for internship participants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  During the course of the placement, the intern will work with their mentor/supervisor and other members of the organization to gain experience and knowledge in the following professional roles and responsibilities:
  • Understanding the standard operating procedures (SOPs) provided by the MOH for all data management processes.
  • Understanding and managing the processes for timely and complete documentation at the facility including in the HMIS including register updates with no duplicates.
  • How to manage the timely data entry of patient data into the Uganda EMR and the performance of regular database backup.
  • Organization and tracking of patients’ files and registers that are used for data record and entry.
  • Understanding policies for data management, especially the confidentiality of data that is collected and stored.
  • How to manage the timely submission of facility reports.
  • Analyzing and utilizing of data to improve patient management and service delivery.
  • Other areas of development as may be prescribed from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Data Intern job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Statistics, Quantitative Economics or related field.
  • Must have graduated within the previous 24 months. No candidates over 24 months post-graduation are eligible for the internship program.
  • Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and display initiative

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the URC should upload their updated CVs / résumés and cover letters at the link below. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well, download it here.


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