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


Job Title:    Data Management Officer
(Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP 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 districts of South-central Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Data Management Officer is responsible for
ensuring accuracy and consistency of data on each program study


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

and modifies study databases.

logistical and personnel needs assessment for department.

programs for data inconsistency and validation checks (both between files and
within files).

fiscal requirements for office and prepare budgetary recommendations.

full knowledge of all Rakai Health Sciences Program studies and/or services (to
aid data management.

guidance and responses to queries from interviewers and study coordinators on
field linkages and all field related trouble shooting.

study field coordination offices in scheduling appointments as well as
informing when the window periods are expiring.

Sets up
and monitors the filing, storage, login and logout systems of participant

consultation with the supervisor, plan and conduct regular staff meetings with
data staff to review department performance.

adequate work for the Data staff and ensure their full utilization.

on Job training and technical advice and support to Data Entry Clerks and
Records Officers

conjunction with the supervisor, participates in the development of
standardized data capture forms helping to assign appropriate and uniform
variable names.

and receiving requests from logistics department.

to the field coordinators errors found on administered forms that would help
with training and retraining of the field teams.

safe custody of all RHSP assets designated to the Data Management Officer

other official duty as may be assigned by management.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a first-class or second upper bachelor’s degree in
Statistics or Demography or Mathematics or another related field.

At least
two years of professional work experience in data management in a busy health
setting with a major role of preparing activity reports and accountabilities.

qualify to work with RHSP, one must own a degree of integrity with reasonable
work ethics.

to work in rural areas and execute work with minimal or no supervision and
remain accountable.

knowledge in Data Management, Research& Quality Assurance.

computer skills in STATA or R, MS Excel and MS Access.


How to Apply:

All interested
Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications
including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of
academic qualifications/certificates (in one document (Word/PDF)) addressed to
the HR Manager to Kindly indicate the job title in the subject
line of the email. Only online applications will be considered.


Deadline: 3rd February 2020 by 5:00pm


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.
Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.


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