4 Fresher Locum Data Clerk NGO Job Opportunities – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Job Title:   Locum Data Clerk (4 Fresher Jobs)   

Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), is an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.


Job Summary:  The Locum Data Clerk will ensure effective management of the data at the Centre’


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Verify completeness and accuracy of data forms brought for entry.
  • Carryout prompt and accurate data entry of all Centre data-PWP, LTFU, OVC,SMC, care and treatment data from static and outreach sites in to the TASO electronic data bases.
  • Conduct data cleaning to ensure that quality data is produced
  • Run routine reports as may be required by the Project-team.
  • Work in liaison with the Assistant M & E Officer’ routinely backup data entered into the electronic data bases’
  • support completeness of MoH reporting by identifying gaps and addressing facility based reporting challenges as they occur’
  • Ensure functionality of electronic data management system
  • Perform data quality assessment before entry in to the system
  • Maintain data entry requirements and standards by following data program Sops’
  • Ensure proper filling and storage of office data both manually and electronically’
  • Report database malfunctioning to the Assistant M & F Officer’
  • Participate in the retrieval of information from the system as and when required’
  • Perform all hard copy data filling and storage’
  • Ensure confidentiality of the program data at all times’
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor’


Key Results Areas

  • Project data entered in to TASO electronic databases in time
  • Routine data cleaning carried out’
  • Completeness and accuracy of data verified
  • Quality assurance in data management ensured
  • Proper filling and storage of office data maintained’
  • Confidentiality of project information encouraged’

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science, Business Computing OR information technology. A postgraduate Diploma in M & E will be an added advantage.
  • Training in M & Research methods and data collection.
  • One year of experience in HIBRID/PlRS, IP Tracker and HMIS data entry.
  • Experience in a health setting with knowledge of managing PMTCT, HIV care and Treatment and HCT data is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of statistical applications will be an added advantage
  • Ethical issues in data management
  • Rights of people living with HIV/AIDS
  • OVC Management
  • Knowledge of Uganda EMR.
  • Computer Knowledge in database management, spreadsheet, email etc.
  • Skills in report writing
  • Familiar with public Health facilities and willing to serve in such settings.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Good communication skills
  • Good records management skills
  • Other Qualities/Attributes: Accuracy, integrity, Confidentiality, Team Player and ability to work under mental and physical stress and Empathy


How to Apply:

All qualified and eligible candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees including their telephone and email contacts.


Address your application to the Centre Program Manager, TASO Mulago CoE, PO Box 11485, Kampala.


All interested Clients MUST apply and hand deliver the application to TASO Mulago Hospital Complex, Kampala. First Floor, Room No 102.


Deadline: 22nd September, 2022.


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