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54 No Experience Data Clerk Job Opportunities - University Research Co., LLC (URC)


Organization: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, implements the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project is to support implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services.

Job Summary:  The Data Clerk will work closely with the facility medical records officers to ensure that patient’s records are captured accurately and HMIS reports are compiled and submitted in the DHIS2 and RHITES-EC Monitoring, Evaluation ad Learning team on time.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with the facility records officers and where necessary health sub-district records officers and district HMIS focal persons and Biostatisticians to quantify the HMIS and non-HMIS tools needed to ensure sustained data collection at the health facility.
  • Engage with the records officers to ensure that best practices of medical records storage and management are implemented.
  • Ensure that data on additional indicators outside of the DHIS2 reporting system are collected in time and submitted to the data officers.
  • Work closely with the facility records officers to mentor and coach other health workers on appropriate use of HMIS data collection tools for data capture.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Data Clerk job must hold a Diploma in records management or relevant degree (Statistics, Demography, Computer Science, Social Sciences or Development Studies)
  • At least one year working experience in data management or demonstrated relevant experience acquired through internship placement.
  • Familiarity with use of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of Health Management Information System (HMIS).
  • Previous experience with PEPFAR funded programs.


Desired Experience and Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of flexibility.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Experience in East Central region.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references addressed to:

Human Resource Coordinator
University Research Co., LLC - Centre for Human Services,
Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division,
P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda

E-mail to: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com

Deadline: 20th September 2019 by 2:00pm

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