Job Title: Data Management Officer
Location: HUB laboratory Tororo
Reports to: Laboratory Supervisor
Directly supervises: Data input Clerk
Main Purpose of the Job:
To design, develop and maintain public health information management systems and operation of computer systems, and ensure Systems development, management and utilization of data
Information system maintained
Data entry supervised
Data validated and cleaned
Information reports written
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Liaises with TASO supported PHF’s and TASO Centres in the Districts of Tororo, Manafwa and Jinja on clarifying data issues as it relates to the data collection forms insuring adherence to protocols and timelines.
Effectively supervise entry of data, carry out routine data cleaning, validation, analysis and reporting
Carry out database administration and make regular data backups
Monitor proper usage, maintenance of ICT equipment, repair and servicing of ICT equipment
Administer and manage user accounts on the LAN for project staff
Coordinate activities and ensure availability of logistical support to the data management department
Prepare and submit periodic reports on the information and data management activities.
Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or Computer Science Minimum Experience and Exposure:
3 year in data management preferably in health related position
Policy on data management ,
Ethical issues in data management
Key Skills Comprehensive knowledge of computer data input equipment, database management systems, processes and procedures; knowledge of computer programs such as Epilnfo 2000, SAS, SPSS, MS Access, Nvivo2, SQL or Ethnograph 5, and thorough knowledge of computers (hardware, various software programs and LAN systems) as well as good knowledge of manipulation of data for reporting and analysis is required.
How to apply:
Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope. TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions. Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 1st March 2013. Please forward your applications to: The Human Resource & Administration Director P. O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA OR hands deliver your application to TASO HQ level II located at Old Mulago Hospital.