Data Manager Job Opportunity – Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Organization: Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) is a leading public health institution in Uganda and within the East and Central Africa region. Founded in 1954 as a Department of Preventive Medicine, under the Faculty of Medicine, it became an Institute of Public Health in 1974 and was upgraded to the School of Public Health in 2007. MakSPH is one of the four Schools under Makerere University’s College of Health Sciences.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Designing and updating ODK forms/ other electronic forms for data collection.
  • Providing IT technical support to the study team
  • Daily data backup.
  • Daily tracking of study participants.
  • Developing data checks and cleaning do- files
  • Ensuring that all downloaded data is cleaned and maintaining a clean dataset.
  • Providing weekly reports on data collection progress as well as data quality issues
  • Providing periodic summary reports to the Independent Data Management Centre
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a diploma in IT, Statistics, or Computer Science
  • Demonstrated ability to use open data kit (ODK) or other electronic data collection systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
All candidates should send their applications with supporting documents via Email to
Deadline: 22nd January 2018
NB:Please provide a reliable daytime phone contact. Whereas we respect all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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