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2 Entry Level Data Clerk Jobs - Medical Teams International (MTI)


Organization: Medical Teams International (MTI)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Medical Teams International (MTI) is a faith based organization with the calling of “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world". MTI-UG has established activities in West Nile and South Western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Data Clerk job must hold a Degree in Statistics, Social Sciences or related field from recognized institution;
  • One year of data management experience
  • Extensive knowledge of statistical database management packages; excellent skill in MS office

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should email their application letters and CVs ONLY including 3 work related referees to; recruitmentug@medicalteams.org

NB:
  • Please indicate your Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period; at the bottom of your CV
  • Please also indicate clearly in the subject line: only position and location you are applying for.
  • Do not attach your Academic transcripts. They will be requested if you are shortlisted
  • Only online applications will be accepted. Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of file types such as MS Word, PDF.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Friday 13th September 2019 by 5.00PM. 

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45 Fresher Diploma Jobs - Data Assistants - IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

Job Summary:  The Data Assistant performs under the leadership of the health unit in-charge. Working as part of the facility team, s/he will assist, implementation of strong data quality maintenance systems of the health unit. The Data Assistant will promote quality data standards at all points of service delivery by ensuring the generation and submission of accurate, timely, valid data to inform on quality improvement and reporting. S/he will work closely with the health information Assistant and respective unit-in chargers to compile weekly, monthly and quarterly facility HMIS and PEPFAR reports. Perform data entry to Uganda EMR, DHIS2, and RHITES-E Information Management system.  Analyze and present performance data for key program indicators to inform decision making at facility level and participate in data cleaning and DQA activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Liaise with the different units in –charges to ensure completeness of the data on the patient files, and the registers (ANC, Maternity, Postnatal, Exposed Infant Register, HTS register, Laboratory registers, SMC registers, Nutrition registers, TB registers, Pre-ART and ART registers, Family Planning Register, Child/Immunization Register, prevention registers, APN registers, Missed appointment registers).
  • Work with different health unit’s departments in ensuring timely, accurate, complete and valid data is generated from the respective registers into weekly, monthly, and quarterly HMIS/PEPFAR reports or any other required report and are verified before submission to the DHO, RHITES-E and MoH. The data/reports pertain to: HIV Care & Treatment program, PMTCT including EID, TB including MDR-TB, TB/HIV, HIV Counselling and Testing, VMMC, Nutrition, WASH, Gender and social inclusion, Malaria, MNCH, Family Planning, and Laboratory.
  • Receiving and dealing with enquiries and requests relating to data needs
  • Compile, sort, and verify accuracy of data before it is entered into the National and project Information systems.
  • Carry out data entry in a timely and accurate manner into Uganda EMR and the project information system; and assists in the compilation of statistical information for reports. While Updating, maintaining and retrieving data held on computerized HIV/AIDS/Family health reporting systems.
  • Work with information by transferring it from paper-based records (registers) into summary tally sheets or computerized reporting format.
  • Managing the electronic data systems which include and not limited to Uganda EMR, ensuring systems are updated with the most current data.
  • Maintain hardcopy and electronic data files and reports in compliance with the national/research protocols, ensuring that completed records/reports/documents are regularly stored/back up in an appropriate location.
  • Maintain the highest standards of data quality by comparing the data entered with source documents, or re-enters verified data.
  • Participate in the facility quality improvement activities which may include collecting/summarizing data and analyzing to inform progress of quality improvement interventions.
  • Analyze the monthly summary statistics for key program indicators and compile reports for distribution to inform QI teams at health facility level.
  • Participate in Data cleaning and assist health care workers at the designated facilities in data quality assurance as stipulated in the standard operating procedures and job aides.
  • Support implementation of the above duties in two addition Light ART sites as will be assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth Data Assistant job placement must hold a diploma in Statistics, Records Management from a reputable institute
  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science, Information Technology or a post graduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage.
  • Training in information technology, database and records management is an added advantage
  • Two years of progressive professional experience working in data management
  • A high level of computer literacy is required, especially, but not limited to Ms-Word, Excel, MS Access, Internet & web technology, as the incumbent will be involved in data entry into database systems
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and enjoy alphanumeric data entry.
  • Practical experience in working with government of Uganda health information systems (like Opens MRS/Uganda EMR, DHIS2, and mTrack) at health facility and district
  • Experience in handling, collecting, coding, and managing numerical data
  • Hands-on knowledge and skills in data entry preferably in an HIV/AIDS, Family Health or a research-oriented organization
  • Good verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Willingness to work and travel in rural settings of Eastern and North-Eastern Uganda
  • Excellent data analysis skills (competency in the use of Statistical applications such as SPSS, STATA, or Epi-Info is an added advantage)

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join IntraHealth International in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 20th October 2019

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UN Programme Associate (Partnerships) Job Careers - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:              Programme Associate (Partnerships)
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Grade: SC6
Reports to: Programme Policy Officer or Head of Field Office

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary:   The Programme Associate (Partnerships) will provide effective specialized support and technical analyses to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Support the Area Office to enhance relationships with local authorities, cooperating partners and other stakeholders; 
·         Assist in the creation, organization and management of AO partnership management materials;
·         Liaison between field offices and Area and Country Office programme and partnership for support of partnership activities;
·         Support the Area Office management in handling inquiries, including assistance with vetting & tracking inquiries, sending correspondence, sharing potential opportunities and directing requests to appropriate contacts;
·         Assist the Area Office in the development, compilation and management of Strategic Partnership Agreements;
·         Assist in partner identification/selection process including keeping track of the Request for Proposals (RFQs), the Capacity assessments, budgets discussions and liaison with the Cooperating Partners’ Committee (CPC)
·         Maintain well organized internal databases and information management systems;
·         Consistently apply appropriate policies, guidelines and procedures that support a strengthened partnership management process;
·         Effectively, and in a timely manner, liaises and interacts with colleagues and concerned Carry out assigned partners’ payment/invoicing ensuring that all documents are in place and are accurate and correctly entered in to global and country level digital systems;
·         Liaison with the Beneficiary Feedback team to track and follow-up issues raised by or affecting partners;
·         Generate reports to keep Field and Area Office teams on track with monthly targets and expectations;
·         Support Field, Area and Country Office teams in organizing events and conferences centered around strengthening of partnerships;
·         Adapt and update partnership administration processes, supporting the implementation of operating procedures, contribute to the continuous improvement of partnership management services;
·         Assist staff in Field and Area Office to answer a range of queries related to the provision of partnership management services in order to support the resolution of daily issues;
·         Provide training and guidance to staff in interpretation of partnership management and related procedures, policies, processes, and use of corporate systems to ensure consistency and efficiency of services provided to all clients.
·         Assist in checking the correctness of invoices and payment requests from partners and facilitating timely payments to partners;
·         Work closely with other support services in matters of project implementation;
·         Carry out any other related technical assessments (including the preparation of analytical pieces and/or technical reports;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Programme Associate (Partnerships) job placement should hold a University degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development studies, Education, Rural development or any other related field
·         Experience in technical and strategic cooperation frameworks;
·         Experience in supporting the development of proposals, applications or equivalent formal written communications;
·         Experience in performing thorough desk-based research with the ability to concisely summarise information and identify key points;
·         Experience in business processes and account management;
·         Skilled in using databases to record accurate and up to date information and overall proven technical skills and experience;
·         Highly organized and methodical, with strong time management skills;
·         Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive, professional relationships with government and local community counterparts, donors, civil society and other stakeholders
·         High capacity for organization and coordination, as well as an ability to work with a high degree of independence in a team environment
·         Experience in managing diverse and sometimes competing interests and perspectives to arrive at a durable consensus;
·         Has worked with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).
·         Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
·         Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.
·         Oral and Written Fluency in English


Competencies:
·         Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance: Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.
·         Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers): Demonstrates ability to implement, under guidance, food assistance programmes deploying the full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.
·         Broad Knowledge of Specialized Areas: Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes.
·         Emergency Programming: Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.
·         Strategic Policy Engagement w/GovernmentUnderstands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from Uganda with Ugandan Nationality are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 19th September 2019

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Several Fresher Cash Transfer Officer NGO Jobs - World Vision International


Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Food Assistance Officer
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
   
Job Summary:  The Cash Transfer Officer will be tasked with implementing all aspects WFP Cash based transfers interventions. S/he will be responsible for initiating action in the areas of cash based transfer, build capacity and provide orientation to cash transfer staff in the program. The role will be in charge of developing monthly cash transfer scheduled based on completed work norms, over-seeing distribution and reporting on CBP to both WFP and WV.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Training & capacity building
  • Provide trainings/orientation/technical inputs to Project staff to enhance capacity in relation to CBP in the programme areas.
  • Training cash management committees and volunteers to enable them support cash distribution.
  • Conduct financial literacy sensitization session for beneficiaries in collaboration with WFP and DLG focal persons.
  • Build the capacity of DLG staff on CBT programming.
  • Coordinates with the technical staff coming from across Sectors for planning and implementations of the deliverables under the CBT section.
Cash based Transfers implementation
  • Lead and oversee the implementation of cash component of the Adjumani Cash for Asset project.
  • Support in development and implementation of work-norms as the basis for determine monthly cash entitlements for beneficiaries.
  • Helps in making work plans, project identification, proposals and budget design for Cash based programme.
  • Provide options to leadership and in management of challenges when visiting the operational areas.
  • Liaise with project staff to prepare monthly payment schedule based on completed work-norms.
  • Liaise with WFP for the cash release note and service provider to ensure distributions happen as planned.
  • Supervises and consult the distribution team in the field.
Accounting and reporting
  • Submits relevant documents to Senior FAIRO for cash based transfers reporting.
  • Prepare and submit reports for CTS and Management and ensure proper accounting for all Cash transfers in the assigned Zone.
  • Consolidate, Compile and submit quality reports to Project Coordinator as directed.
  • Ensure that all reports are highly accurate, comprehensive, well documented and will guarantee the credibility of the program.
  • Ensure monthly Cash Transfer Monthly Report is completed and forwarded to the Snr. FAIRO for upload in the DGB.
  • Ensure monthly Support Offices allocation table is completed and uploaded in the DGB.
Networking & external engagements
  • Represent World Vision Uganda at the monthly & quarterly Cash based transfer working groups in the response and any other meeting as required to share progress, challenges and appropriate follow up plans.
  • Work with the Accountability officer to establish and implement feedback and complaints mechanisms on CBT across the programme areas. This will include documenting all cases reported related to CBT and ensuring that they are handled and references made to the responsible partners.
  • Develop and disseminate Information and Education Communication materials on Cash Based Transfer.
  • Supervise volunteers during cash distribution exercise.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Cash Transfer Officer job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in business related course or community development. Experience in community work and cash based programming.
  • One to two years of experience in community work and cash based programming an added advantage
  • Passion for children.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English
  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s) is and added advantage
  • Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness skills
  • Computer literate
  • Writing and reporting skills
  • Networking and influencing skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th September 2019

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Earn over 15,000 US Dollars as Communications Officer at Malaria Consortium


Job Title:    Communications Officer
Organization: Malaria Consortium
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional Coordinator
Salary: USD 15,629 Gross Per annum

About US:
Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. Malaria Consortium works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.

Job Summary:   The Communications Officer will provide communications and implementation support to all SURM project activities in the districts of operation. This role involves implementation of communications activities which include social mobilisation and social behaviour change communication (SBCC), advocacy, documentation and dissemination of learnings and external communications/ public relations. S/he will implement these activities according to the communications strategies of the country office, the projects' activity planning and under the guidance of the Communications Specialist and with support from the Regional Coordinator. S/he will also ensure an appropriate level of relevant visibility for the project among stakeholders through engagement with the media, regional events and other relevant forums.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Behaviour Change Communications (50%)
  • Under the lead of the Communications Specialist and in cooperation with the Regional Coordinator, lead the implementation of behavior change communications according to country strategies and project's work plans
  • In cooperation with the project's technical officer(s), liaise with communities, local opinion and religious leaders to ensure their involvement and participation in all behavior change communications activities
  • Under the lead of the M&E Specialist and the Communications Team, ensure appropriate data is collected to monitor the impact of the communications activities
  • Maintain regular communication with the Regional Coordinator and compile work plan updates from the field
Documentation (25%)
  • Under the lead of the Communications Specialist and in cooperation with the Regional Coordinator, ensure the implementation of documentation exercises such as story collection - including pictures and video - and coordination of research assistants for the collection of data for dipstick surveys or case studies
  • Ensure the quality of the data, testimonies and pictures collected in the field and their appropriate label
  • Provide support to the Regional Coordinator and M&E Officers in story writing and data analysis as required
  • Support M&E Officer to ensure that all relevant project documentation is disseminated to the district health teams
Monitoring and evaluation (10%)
  • Work closely with the SURM M&E Officer and Regional Coordinator in the monitoring and evaluation of project activities
  • Support the conduct of surveys as required
Networking (5%)
  • Provide support to the projects' staff to maintain effective relationships with local governments and development partners when required
  • Act as the main liaison agent between SURM and cultural and religious institutions in their region of intervention
  • Develop effective and collaborative relationships with all project partners, including the district health teams, implementing partners and a network of CSOs
  • Participate in relevant meetings, presenting project results and experiences as required
External Communications (5%)
  • Facilitate the relationship between SURM and the regional media representatives based in their districts of intervention, in accordance with project guidelines regarding media engagement
Other (5%)
  • Actively participate as a member of the SURM project Technical Team
  • Adhere to all project policies and procedures
  • Adhere to internationally recognised humanitarian and development principles at all times during the implementation of the project


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium Communications Officer job opportunity should hold a Degree in communications, marketing or related field, ideally with a public health bias
  • At least three years of professional experience in behavior change communications, community mobilization and/ or projects documentation
  • Previous experience implementing community activations and implementation of behavior change communications activities and documentation
  • Experience in story collection and story writing to document projects' achievements
  • Knowledge of the community and local government structures
  • Understanding of basic public health issues in Uganda and the required behavior change associated to them
  • Skills in the use of different media outlets (photography, film, TV, radio, newspapers, websites, etc.) for communications/ advocacy purposes
  • Good oral and written communications skills and ability to convey messages to diverse audiences
  • Strong interest in and desire to promote improved health policy and practice
  • Proven skills in writing, copy editing, proof reading and documentation, excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher or other design software)
  • Excellent organization, planning, communication and follow-up skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple assignments


Desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of associates, including management
  • Skills in the use of different media outlets (photography, film, TV, radio, newspapers etc.) for communications purposes
  • Experience in public health communications campaigns
  • Foundational knowledge of public health approaches
  • Experience and skills in training and transfer of knowledge
  • Knowledge of the Ugandan health sector
  • Experience in health sector advocacy work
  • Foundational knowledge of public health approaches

How to Apply:
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.


Deadline: 20th September 2019

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