Data Manager Jobs – Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)

 

Job Title:    Data Manager

Organization:  Uganda
AIDS Commission (UAC)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Director Planning and Strategic Information

 

About US:

Uganda AIDS
Commission (UAC) was established in 1992 by an Act of Parliament (Cap 208) and
is under the Office of the President of the Republic of Uganda. The Act
provides for the Commission to Oversee, Plan and Coordinate AIDS Prevention and
Control activities throughout Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Data Manager will manage the data needs of
the National HIV Response through developing and maintaining databases, regular
analysis and data extractions, data reporting and dissemination for evidence
based policy formulation, advocacy and decision making.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordinate
the process of designing and developing databases tor the National HIV response

·       
Ensure
accurate and consistent inputting of data received from key stakeholders
(implementers and partners)

·       
Provide
technical support to UAC and partner stati on the specific data requirements in
relation to the key indicators of the National HIV epidemic and response

·       
Carry
out statistical analyses and provide reports in various formats (graphs,
charts, tables) to inform UAC strategic plan formulation, monitoring and
evaluation and other needs

·       
Supervise
installation, migration and upgrade of UAC databases

·       
Maintain
and further develop the structures and formats of the UAC databases (E-mapping,
M&E, Gender, Situation Room and Research or others], as required,
incorporating ideas and amendments from UAC and partner staff, provided they
are related to the National HIV epidemic and response

·       
Carry
out Mathematical modeling simulations for the HIWAIDS response

·       
Perform
regular audits and troubleshoot the UAC databases to ensure data integrity and
quality

·       
Support
the implementation of NADIC strategy aimed at improving availability of
information about HIV and AIDS to internal and external stakeholders

·       
Train
UAG and Partner staff on use of the databases

·       
Provide
analytical reports to information the development of the Integrated Annual Work
plan, quarterly and annual reviews of Integrated Annual Work Plan for UAC and
Partner (Self Coordinating Entities, GoU, MDAs,

·       
Participate
in the compilation of quarterly reports to HE the President, OPM, MOFPED,
Development Partners and other key stakeholders on status of implementation of
the national HIV response in conformity with agreed reporting requirements

·       
Maintain
database disaster recovery procedures to ensure continuous availability and
speedy recovery of the UAC databases and provide

·       
Develop
and maintain documentation database design operating manuals for stakeholders
of the HIV national response

·       
Develop
and maintain a web interface for the databases and web content management to
ensure accessibility to stakeholders

·       
Evaluate,
select and implement new database technologies and analyze such technologies’
suitability for existing infrastructure

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology
or Management Information Systems, or Statistics/ Mathematics (computer science
option}; or its equivalent from a recognized awarding institution

·       
A post
graduate qualification in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management
information Systems, or Statistics)’ Mathematics or its equivalent from a
recognized awarding institution

·       
A
minimum of eight years of working experience in a senior management position in
Government or an Organization of similar status

·       
Experience
in data programming, processing and analysis through such statistical software
programs as STATA, CSPro, SPSS, SOL, VBA

·       
Demonstrated
knowledge of current programming methodologies and practices, including web
based applications

·       
Strong
knowledge of Uganda’s HIWAIDS databases and Research products

·       
Experience
in designing the structure of databases and writing appropriate interfaces
(e.g. dashboards] and ensure data quality and security.

·       
Experience
in training staff in use of database management software applications

·       
Knowledge
of the DHlS2 system is an added advantage

 

Competencies

·       
Articulate,
analytical and decisive with excellent negotiation, communication and
presentation skills;

·       
Ability
to think independently and work under minimal supervision

·       
Team
work, networking and interpersonal relations

·       
Knowledge
of website and database management and maintenance

·       
Professional
ability to handle sensitive information

·       
Confidentiality

·       
Ethics
and integrity

 

How to Apply:

If you meet the
requirements above and are interested in the position, provide a cover letter
expressing interest in the job, a detailed CV, names, addresses, and phone
contacts of three professional referees, copies of relevant
academic/professional certificates and copies of previous appointments.
Applications indicating the title of the position should be sent to the
Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road Ntinda, P.O
Box 10779, Kampala or by mail to uac@uac.go.ug. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 13th November 2020

 

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