Job Title: Data Officer – Jhpiego Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: Jhpiego Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Jhpiego Uganda Profile
Since its founding in 1974, Jhpiego has been innovating to save the lives of women and families worldwide. From the first day, Jhpiego has been asking the question: How can we make lifesaving services available and accessible to the people who need them—all over the world?
Jhpiego is seeking a Data Officer to join our team in Kampala, Uganda. The Data Officer will report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor. He/she will track all services delivery data and support data collection and entry into the project and national DHIS2 system. The officer will conduct data verification exercises on a regular basis to ensure the accuracy and consistency of the submitted data. He/she will ensure follow up on facilities with discrepant data, perform routine data cleaning, back up, and update the project database according to the results of the data verification. He/she will also ensure that project reports are properly filed for easy reference.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Ensure all facility reports are reviewed using data management standards i.e. timeliness, completeness and accuracy, and in consultation with the MER Advisor.
Ensure the data is tracked and verified for consistency and quality issues prior to being keyed into the system.
Follow up on missing reports and those that have quality and consistency issues with the respective facilities to allow for timely updates.
Conduct routine data cleaning on the database and maintenance in consultation with the MER Advisor.
Ensure routine back-up is conducted and computers used for data entry meet security requirements by updating passwords and updating of anti-virus software.
Generate/update data summary reports to be shared with project teams on a monthly basis.
Update reporting facility and commodity reporting rates.
Extract data on a regular basis for specific indicators from the national database (DHIS2)
Conduct GIS mapping of health facilities as needed.
File properly monthly data immediately after every monthly entry for future reference.
Participate in MER trainings and follow up on facility data quality issues/queries as required
A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Statistics or related field. A Diploma in a relevant field (M&E, Health Records, Project planning and Management coupled with relevant experience can be considered in lieu of a university degree).
Three years, experience in data analysis preferably health related data.
Experience working with MoH systems and personnel is an asset.
Proven computer skills in a data analysis application such as SPSS, Excel or MS Access.
Familiarity with DHIS 2 is an asset.
Proficiency in both written and spoken English.
Attention to detail and accuracy in data management, analysis, and reporting.
Cooperative, competent, hardworking, flexible and dependable in a multi-cultural, open office situation.
Self-motivated and proactive with a positive attitude to work.
Effective communicator and team player, instilling trust and confidence.
Ability to organize and coordinate information and logistics for programs and activities.
How To Apply for Jhpiego Uganda Jobs 2021
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