Baylor Jobs in Uganda : Data Manager

The successful candidate will monitor the implementation of M&E management systems and guidelines for measuring and tracking project’s performance & impact and manage the utilization of data and information to promote learning, research and policy development in line with the M&E departmental mission
Overall responsibilities:

  • The Data Manager will develop and monitor the implementation of periodic MEL operational plans and manage the related & E budget in line with the objectives of the ‘assigned projects/programs/core functions’.
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the Data Management framework inclusive of the community data management plan of the assigned projects/ programs/core functions’ plus their integration with the various projects in the regional and at district/ health facility level in line with agreed upon performance indicators and donor requirements.
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of approaches for conducting periodic surveys to establish the current, progress and impact level of the ‘assigned projects/programs/core functions’ in line with the agreed upon performance indicators.
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of an integrated system with Baylor-Uganda MEL systems for qualitative and quantitative data collection and validation of data for ‘assigned projects/programs’ in the region

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
A Master in statistics with a Bachelor’s degree in statistics. Minimum four (4) years’ experience in design and implementation of monitoring; Familiarity with the Uganda HMIS system, DHIS2, OPENMRS and PEPFAR MIS (HIBRID); Familiarity with PEPFAR MER2.2; Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators; Good analytical skills & use of analysis packages e.g., MS, Excel, SPSS, SAS, STATA; and GIS; Competence in computer programming, routine management of information systems, and maintenance of electronic databases.
Behavioural competencies:

  • Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills.
  • Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self-motivated and able to
  • Demonstrate high initiative.

If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to:  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by 16 October 2018

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