Data Officer (3 Positions) at Makerere University School of Public Health

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Position Title: Data Officer

No of positions: 3

Makerere University School of Public Health P. O. Box 7072 Kampala

Probation: N/A

Position: Data Manager

Reports to: Surveillance Officer

Job Summary

Coordinate and supervise all activities of the data management department

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Reports to the Surveillance Officer
• Coordinate and supervise all activities of the data management department
• Responsible for data collection, management, and reporting.
• Contribute to the designing and implementation data collection tools, and integrity algorithms for all Crane Survey activities.
• Develop analysis programs to evaluate and improve the validity, accuracy and timeliness of data collection using specific software (SAS/SQL/SPSS/STATA/ EXCEL)
• Provide support in maintaining the IT infrastructure.
• Responsible for providing training to respondents and other IT personnel in the use of interviewing software for capturing data.
• Responsible for any other duty as needed within your scope of work.

Education Qualifications

• At least Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems,

Experience, skills, and other requirements

The potential candidate should possess the following requirements:

• Excellent IT skills
• Excellent programming skills with visual studio, SQL, Excel
• Experience in Applications Development
• Data base programing and ability to visualize data in Power BI or excel
• Sound knowledge of data management, quality control and data analysis
• Good organizational skills
• Self-driven and team player
• Multi-lingual communication ability is added advantage

Period of contract: 06 months

How to apply

Interested persons should send SOFT COPIES of their applications with current CV and supporting documents stating two referees and their contacts to the Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health. Send applications to recruitment@musph.ac.ug not later than Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 5.00 pm. Please indicate the position applied for in the email reference.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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