Data Manager NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    Data Manager

Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: TB
DSD Program Coordinator

Vacancy Code: DTM-002


About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity Development”.
IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission:
Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory services
(including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global
Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.


Job Summary: The Data Manager will all oversee all M&E
activities relating to TB-DSD Project. S/he will collaboratively work with the
Kampala Region M&E team and district/Kampala City biostatisticians to
support recording and reporting on TB-DSD into the national HMIS system and
other stakeholders.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

capacity of frontline health workers and project teams in recording and
reporting relating to TB-DSD project implementation.

availability of all required M&E tools at all the pilot sites

development and review of TB-DSD recording and reporting tools to facilitate
collection of relevant data.

to review of the TB-DSD M&E system at community and facility levels.

in the development of SOPs related to TB-DSD data management at pilotsites.

organize and coordinate data quality assessments and provide corrective actions

identify areas that need urgent improvement and support in the initiation of
quality improvement projects.

project performance review meetings.

onsite mentorship in line with data management at the supported facilities.

data utilization at facility and project level to inform decisions

the compilation of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and preparation of
progress reports.

and interpret TB-DSD data to inform to inform TB-DSD programing

completeness, accuracy and consistency of data entered into the project data
management system, HIBRID, OVCMIS and DHIS2

user technical problems

Plan and
execute regular data backups and maintain logs

software up to date e.g. Operating system patches, antivirus updates, etc.

security of data captured into the project HMIS & other electronic

other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Data Manager job must
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, IT or a
relevant field.

minimum of three years of experience in data management and systems development
preferably in the TB and HIV.

postgraduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage.

computer skills in Microsoft access, office, word and PowerPoint

communication and analytical skills

organizational skills

client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct

in working health systems


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs,
including details of email address, present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address. Email your application and CV to


Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and
    does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the
    recruitment process.
  • Internal candidates who meet the
    required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least
    one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter,
    CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates are attached as one PDF
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject
    line of your email.
  • Please note that if you DO NOT indicate
    the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be


The Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda


Deadline:  5th March


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