Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU) is a marketing-focused, results-oriented social business that uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide family planning and reproductive healthcare across every district of Uganda. For over 20 years, Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU) has been working to provide voluntary family planning (FP) services to thousands of men and women across the country. MSU is the largest, most specialized private FP and reproductive health (RH) organization working in every district of Uganda with approximately 30% of modern contraceptive market share.
Reporting to the Director Technical Services, the Data & ICT Lead will provide data management and ICT systems support to Marie stopes Uganda Country Program. S/he will ensure a robust and adequate data system to enhance the collection, management and analysis of program data. S/he will lead the implementation of MSI global Management Information system tools. S/he will support all the technical staff in the management information system department and will manage any data related activities in the program. The incumbent will lead the Information Technology (IT) team to proactively support the full range of IT needs of Marie Stopes. S/He will empower the team to solve technical challenges in a multi-server environment using a variety of software systems and applications. S/he will ensure full compliance with MS IT Policies and donor regulations. A key deliverable will be to ensure that all information systems for programmatic activities are streamlined integrated, and cost efficiencies are realized across systems.
Roles and Responsibilities of Marie Stopes Uganda Jobs 2022
Coordinate data management activities including quality, completeness, safety, storage and recovery
Provide high quality data summaries to the teams for evidence-based planning and decision making
Set up and test the databases and conduct data validation checks
Participate in the development of project related data collection instruments.
Coordinate with various departments and perform integration of critical systems.
Ensure data integrity, confidentiality and availability through enforcing the efficient application and use of the existing security measures like data backups, recovery and business continuity tests.
Design and develop advanced database querying solutions including SQL stored procedures and triggers
Direct daily operations of a department, analysing workflows, establishing priorities, developing standard operating procedures and setting deadlines for the teams.
Coordinate in consultation with users, management, vendors, and technicians to ensure effective system solution delivery.
Train manage and support data teams in providing data management support to stake holders.
Direct operations of the ICT department, analysing workflows, establishing priorities and developing standards.
Oversee the coordination in consultation with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess technology needs, contractual and system requirements.
Manage the supervision of multiple systems to work in unison, either internally or throughout a prescribed network of external platforms.
Evaluate the organizations technology use and needs to recommend improvements, such as hardware and software upgrades.
Take final and overall responsibility for the security/confidentiality of all IT infrastructure, information and data, including rigorous back-up processes and information governance training.
Introduce/initiate, and maintain Information Systems, Technology policies, procedures and best practice.
Develop budgets to accommodate the technological communication needs of various departments and service areas.
Oversee and advise on ICT procurements, including maintaining IT market knowledge, and supporting competitive bidding processes to ensure delivery of cost-effective solutions.
Coordinate Web and online content management.
Train manage and support ICT team in providing IT support and maintenance services to MSUG.
Provide periodic IT infrastructure status reports to Senior Management and the Audit team.
Minimum Qualifications for Marie Stopes Uganda Jobs 2022
The applicant must hold a University Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science, Master’s degree in Information technology is desirable
Additional technical qualification or Master’s degree is highly desirable
Three years of experience in the implementation, administration and management of several data management tools including databases and spreadsheets
Proven skills in GIS programming necessary
In-depth knowledge of software, hardware and LAN (local area network) integration is necessary
Good knowledge and skills of working Microsoft SQL Server 2008 &MySQL databases
Professional Qualification in MSCSQLP or MSDBA is an added advantage
Proven skills in virtual private networks highly desirable
Demonstrated experience in managing large scale GIS networks MIS database systems in a busy environment
Knowledge of demand side financing and health insurance systems in Uganda strongly preferred
Knowledge and Skills in advanced database querying solutions including SQL stored procedures and triggers
Experience in virtual private networks highly desirable
Working knowledge of various statistical programmes (e.g., Epi lnfo, SPSS,)
Good working knowledge of MS office applications (e.g. excel, access, word and power point)
Good data analytical and presentation skills
Excellent communicator with ability to manage a diverse team
Demonstrated experience in managing IT for a busy non-profit of private sector company of similar scale
Proven ability to develop and implement robust IT policies and systems
Systems design experience desirable
Experience with cloud systems highly desirable
Experience in change management
Experience in electronic database development and management
Strong knowledge of Ugandan telecommunications environment and capacity
Ability to communicate effectively to non-technical teams about MIS and database systems
Experience in performance metric dashboard development
Demonstrated ability in costed work plan development
How To Apply for Marie Stopes Uganda Jobs 2022
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