Data Officer NGO Jobs- Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Job Title:    Data Officer 

Organization:  Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Duty Station:   Mukono, Uganda

Reports to: Data Management Officer


About US:

Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit biomedical research Organization, whose mission is to mitigate disease threats through quality research, healthcare and disease surveillance. MUWRP was established in 2002 by a Memorandum of Agreement between The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) and Makerere University (Mak) to undertake medical research to test HIV vaccines. Over the years, MUWRP’s portfolio has progressively expanded to include vaccine research for Ebola and Marburg viruses, surveillance of influenza and influenza- like viruses and other emerging infections in humans and animals; also epidemiological, basic and implementation research in HIV treatment, care and prevention programs in the Districts of Kayunga, Mukono, Buvuma and Buikwe.


Job Summary:  The Data Officer will support Buvuma district in all M&E related program activities with specific focus on data quality and use including; collection, summarizing, analysis, dissemination, storing and timely reporting of all data generated from the PEPFAR Program. S/he will assess the current M&E systems, capacity of data staff and address the identified gaps through capacity building and technical support and conduct on site visits to provide technical support through coaching and mentorship for improved data collection, reporting and utilization and support understanding and compliance with M&E procedures.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Improve quality of routine and adhoc program data and/reports through data audits, data cleaning and verifications on weekly, monthly and quarterly basis and ensure routine analysis for high level indicators.
  • Establish report tracking systems to improve completeness and timeliness of reporting.
  • Plan with resident program teams, DHT and program technical advisors to ensure that district performance review meetings are conducted monthly and quarterly focusing on HIV and TB indicators.
  • Conduct routine cleaning of EMR system to ensure quality data and reports are generated, no backlogs exist and systems are used for program performance tracking and production of quality, reliable and accurate reports.
  • Work with the district Bio-statistician and HMIS FP to forecast, quantify and distribute HMIS tools.
  • Provide weekly analysis of surge indicators to the sites and resident program teams to guide targeted facility level interventions and monitor performance.
  • Weekly data reviews with data teams stationed at Buvuma HCIV to improve data collection and utilization of this site and other facilities on the mainland.
  • Build capacity or MROs, MRAs in quality reporting for all indicators, data verification.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, Quantitative Methods, Demography, Population Studies or any other relevant discipline from a recognized University. Additional training in Project Monitoring & Evaluation is required.
  • A minimum of five years related experience, proven track record in M&E/ PEPFAR data management and reporting.
  • Strong skills in data analysis and vast experience in working with information systems promoted by the ministry of Health and PEPFAR e.g. DHIS2
  • Strong skills in using GIS tools for data analysis and mapping
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve set goals.
  • Ability to meet very tight deadlines.


How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below and Choosing the desired position.


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Deadline: 14th January 2022


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