4 Fresher Data Officer NGO Job Positions – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:   Data Officer (4 Fresher Job Positions)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso, Uganda


About US:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to build capacity of health systems in Africa with strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research, and capacity development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach. IDI invites applications for the following full-time positions for upcoming US government (USAID) sponsored projects for delivery of services for HIV/AIDS and related health conditions.


Job Summary:  The data officer will provide ongoing technical assistance to the project, district and facility teams in recording and management of national and project-related data in line with current national guidelines. S/he will also assist the MEL officer in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured in the Project MIS, DHIS-2 and other databases relating to TB data entry at national and facility levels.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mentor health facility staff in documentation into appropriate national HMIS tools.
  • Ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured into the HMIS
  • Support facility staff in the timely compilation of the routine HMIS reports.
  • Support health facility staff in producing data summaries that inform continuous quality improvement initiatives in TB programming.
  • Participate in analysis and interpretation of data
  • Ensure availability of required tools at the facility levels.
  • Provide forecast to avoid stock-outs of HMIS tools at facility level.
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in any data management related field.
  • Postgraduate training in M&E is an added advantage
  • Experience in medical data management is an added advantage.
  • Experience in the navigation of DHIS2 and USG-databases.
  • Previous experience in supporting busy TB/HIV district data systems is an added advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Understands client confidentiality and exhibits a high level of ethical conduct
  • Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, internet and PowerPoint.
  • Attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication skills


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified should apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 9th January 2022


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