Data Officer (1)

General Summary

The data officer will provide ongoing technical assistance to project, district and facility teams in recording and management of national and project- related detain line with current national guidelines. S/he will also assist the MEL Officer in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured by the Project MIS.

Key Responsibilities

  • Mentor health facility staff in documentation in to appropriate national HMIS tools.
  • Ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured into the HMIS tools
  • Support facility staff in timely compilation of the routine HMIS reports
  • Support health facility staff in producing data summaries that in form continuous quality improvement initiatives in TB programming.
  • Participate in analysis and interpretation of data
  • Ensure availability of required tools at the facility levels.
  • Provide forecast to avoid stock outs of HMIS tools at facility level.
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Person Specification

  • Degree in any data management related field.
  • Experience in medical data management is an added advantage.
  • Experience in navigation of DHIS2 and USG data requirements.
  • Previous experience in supporting busy TB,TB/HIV district data systems is an added advantage
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.  
  • Good communication skills


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DO-X002

Moroto/Kotido
Full-time


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer



DO-X002
Moroto/Kotido
Full-time

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer


General Summary

The data officer will provide ongoing technical assistance to project, district and facility teams in recording and management of national and project- related detain line with current national guidelines. S/he will also assist the MEL Officer in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured by the Project MIS.

Key Responsibilities

  • Mentor health facility staff in documentation in to appropriate national HMIS tools.
  • Ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured into the HMIS tools
  • Support facility staff in timely compilation of the routine HMIS reports
  • Support health facility staff in producing data summaries that in form continuous quality improvement initiatives in TB programming.
  • Participate in analysis and interpretation of data
  • Ensure availability of required tools at the facility levels.
  • Provide forecast to avoid stock outs of HMIS tools at facility level.
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Person Specification

  • Degree in any data management related field.
  • Experience in medical data management is an added advantage.
  • Experience in navigation of DHIS2 and USG data requirements.
  • Previous experience in supporting busy TB,TB/HIV district data systems is an added advantage
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.  
  • Good communication skills


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The Institute anticipates the award of a five-year USAID-funded project (2020-2015) titled USAID Program for Accelerated TB Control in Karamoja (USAID PACT-Karamoja) that aims to increase TB case detection in all districts of Karamoja region. In collaboration with key stakeholders in the region, PACT-Karamoja will focus on regional and district structures for the management of drug susceptible TB, drug resistant TB and TB preventive services in the districts of Abim, Amudat, Kaabong, Karenga, Kotido, Moroto, Nabilatuk, Nakapiripirit and Napak

The MEL Officer shall head the data management section of PACT Karamoja. The MEL Officer will provide overall management of data, over sight of documentation with in the facilities, mentorship of health facility and district staff in capturing and management of HMIS data in line with current national and USG guidelines. S/he willcollaborativelyworkdistrictbiostatisticianstoprovidetechnicaloversightofdatateamsandhealthfacility teams to ensure generation and maintenance of high quality data that informs TB and TB-HIV servile planning and implementation efforts.

The data officer will provide ongoing technical assistance to project, district and facility teams in recording and management of national and project- related detain line with current national guidelines. S/he will also assist the MEL Officer in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured by the Project MIS.