Associate Data Entry Officer job at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Associate Data Entry Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 January 2022

Hiring Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Details:

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is on a mission to create a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS, and we are making an impact. We are 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. 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. We carry out our values of passion, innovation, teamwork, leadership, integrity, excellence and equity every day, while maximizing our impact in the communities we serve. Join us on our fight for an AIDS-free generation!

Title: Associate Data Entry Officer
Department: Strategic Information & Evaluation (SIE)
Location: Ibanda District Health Office
Reports To: Technical Advisor Strategic Information & Evaluation
Direct Reports: None
Closing Date: 1/7/2022

How will you fight for an AIDS-free generation?
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.
No two days are alike at EGPAF, but what can you expect in this role?
• 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
To be successful, you will have:
• A degree in Population Studies/Demography, Statistics, Medical Records or other related field. Training in computer applications is an added advantage
• At least 2 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
Bonus points if you have:
• 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

Application procedure

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

As a global, multinational and multicultural organization, EGPAF believes that diversity in the workplace enriches our work and enhances our impact and effectiveness. We believe that employees have the right to work in a climate of mutual respect and integrity that promotes dignity and respect for all, and that enables them to reach their full potential. The Foundation is committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B).
EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. In addition to country law requirements, EGPAF complies with US laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.
The Foundation does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. If you are asked to pay a fee at any stage of recruitment, please contact .

Date Posted: 2021-12-29