HMIS Officer/IT Jobs – Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)

Job Title:  HMIS Officer/IT

Organisation: Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)

Duty Station:  West Nile+, Uganda

Reports to: Region M & E Officer


About US:

The Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC), the legal body of Catholic Bishops of Uganda with funding from Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) is implementing the Comprehensive HIV Epidemic Control project through FBO/PNFP health facilities in the seven CDC supported regions within Uganda. The project supports PNFP facilities in Masaka-Wakiso, Kampala, Mubende, Soroti, Hoima, West Nile and Rwenzori regions. Internally the project is known and shortened as FLASH- Faith Led Action to Sustain HIV Epidemic Control. The five-year project (Oct 2020- Sept 2025) is in its 4th year of implementation.


Job Summary:  The HMIS Officer/IT spearheads data collection, timely reporting of adhoc and routine reports, supports utilization of manual and electronic systems at supported facilities, ensures data entry in national and PEPFAR systems DHIS2, PIRS, HYBRID, assures data quality, conducts DQAs, ensures functional Uganda EMR systems at sites, support performance review meetings for sites and district led reviews and supports QI interventions across the region.


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
  • Support health facility staff in producing data summaries that inform continuous quality improvement initiatives in HIV and TB programming.
  • Participate in analysis and interpretation of data
  • Ensure availability of required tools at the facility
  • Provide forecast to avoid stock-outs of HMIS tools at facility
  • Support facilities to compile and submit weekly reports
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Statistics, Statistics and Economics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, IT, QE, Business statistics, Population studies or any data management related OR Social sciences and Development studies. Postgraduate training in M&E is an added advantage
  • Three years of related work experience
  • Experience in medical data management is an added
  • 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
  • Understands client confidentiality and exhibits a high level of ethical conduct
  • Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, internet and
  • Attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal
  • Good communication skills


How to Apply:

All eligible and interested candidates should apply and attach their signed CVs, copies of certificates, degrees, and testimonials. Suitable candidates residing in highlighted regions are encouraged to apply. Applications indicating duty station and job applied for should be directed to the address below. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The Secretary General,

Uganda Catholic Secretariat,

Plot 672, Hanlon Road, Nsambya Hill,

P.O. Box 2886 Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 24th November 2023


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Date Posted 2023-11-21
Valid Through 2023-11-24
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)
Job Location West Nile, West Nile, West Nile, 0256, Uganda