4 No Experience Data Collector – IPC Study Job Opportunities – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:    Data Collector – IPC Study (4 No Experience Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Study Coordinator – IPC Study

 

About US:

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. Founded through a mother’s determination, we are driven to see a world where no other mother, child or family is devastated by this disease. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent  needs  in  pediatric  HIV  and  AIDS  in  the  world’s  most  affected  regions.

 

About Project:

EGPAF Uganda Country Program in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Uganda intends to conduct a study to determine the scope and nature of health service disruptions due to SARS-CoV-2 in public health facilities. The study will be implemented in two sub-regions with high COVID-19 prevalence (Kampala and South Buganda).

 

Job Summary:  Working in Collaboration with the Study Coordinator and the Expanded IPC study team, the Data Collector will assist in collecting and processing research data from stakeholders in Health facilities as appropriate to the study, using electronic data collection tools and in accordance with specified protocol and procedures.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Actively participate in a training on study-specifics and ethical procedures
  • Travel to eligible health facilities and work closely with health care workers for the entire study duration
  • Collect data from facility stakeholders including managers and focal persons in accordance to the protocol
  • Verify data in accordance with the study data management standard operating procedures (SOPs), and uploads the data onto the server
  • Ensure that data collected is accurate, complete, properly handled and uploaded in accordance with study SOPs and confidentiality stipulations
  • Perform any other job-related duties reasonably assigned.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a health related field from a recognized institution.
  • Candidates with a diploma in Nursing, clinical medicine but with strong experience in collecting health related research data may apply
  • Two years of experience in health research involving facility stakeholders,
  • Experience in research methods and data management
  • Basic knowledge of computer and Microsoft word processing software, spreadsheets
  • Must have passed both English and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level
  • Knowledge of MOH Public and PNFP facility operations, HMIS tools and registers.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Able to travel and work for long hours
  • Able to work in facilities located in any part of Kampala and south Buganda Sub regions
  • Ability to speak Luganda is an added advantage

 

How to Apply:

Please submit a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae only as one file in PDF format through the respective careers link below addressed to:

 

The Senior Human Resources Officer,

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF),

Plot 15, Kitante Close

P.O. Box 21127

Kampala, Uganda

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 7th November 2021.

 

NB: No hand delivered applications will be accepted. Please note that EGPAF does not solicit for fees to have applicants shortlisted or offered employment

 

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