Fresher Associate Data Entry Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

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Job Title:  Associate Data Entry Officer (Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organisation: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to:  Technical Advisor Strategic Information & Evaluation

 

About US:

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. Founded through a mother’s determination, we are driven to see a world where no other mother, child or family is devastated by this disease. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent  needs  in  pediatric  HIV  and  AIDS  in  the  world’s  most  affected  regions.

 

Job Summary:  The Associate Data Entry Officer performs under the leadership of the District Biostatistician. Working as part of the district health team, s/he will assist, in the implementation of strong data quality maintenance systems at the district. The Associate Data Entry Officer will work to promote quality data standards of various programs by ensuring the submission of accurate, timely, valid data to inform in the established system to inform program improvement and reporting.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the different program technical team leads f at district for example DTLS, DLPS, PMTCT focal persons, Surveillance focal persons, etc to ensure that program specific data is submitted by each facility whilst ensuring completeness, accuracy and validity.
  • Compile, sort, and verify accuracy of data before it is entered into the district and MOH databases in a timely manner whist ensuring the highest standards of data quality by comparing the data entered with source documents, or re-enters verified data
  • Assists in the compilation of statistical information for reports as may be needed by the DHOs office or EGPAF.
  • Undertake to enter and clean all the program and research data entered into the database in line with the guidelines/principles as detailed in district data entry protocols
  • File maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary, and summarizes data in preparation of standardized/statistical reports.
  • Participate in the district quality improvement activities which may include collecting/summarizing data and analyzing to inform progress off quality improvement interventions.
  • Assist the district health office in data quality assessments and assurance activities as stipulated in the standard operating procedures and job aides.
  • Collect and submit additional data from health facilities not reported through the routine HMIS systems as maybe required by the DHT or EGPAF
  • Any other job related duties reasonably assigned by the supervisor from time to time





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a degree in Population Studies/Demography, Statistics, Medical Records or other related field. Training in computer applications is an added advantage
  • At least two years of progressive professional experience working in data management
  • Practical experience in working with government of Uganda health information systems
  • Knowledge of medical records management procedures
  • Good working knowledge of computer with ability to operate various Microsoft word-processing software, spreadsheets
  • Must have passed mathematics at O’ level with at least a credit

 

Desired:

  • Team player with good interpersonal relationships and tolerance to socio-cultural differences.
  • Efficient and effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills; ability to follow instructions provided in verbal or written format.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and adhere to timelines.
  • Good numeracy skills. Attention to detail and enjoys alphanumeric data entry.
  • Experience in handling collecting, collating and managing numerical data

 

How to Apply:

Please submit a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae only as one file in PDF format through the careers link below addressed to:

 

The Senior Human Resources Officer,

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF),

Plot 15, Kitante Close

P.O. Box 21127

Kampala, Uganda

 

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Deadline: 7th January 2022

 

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