Data Clerk – DREAMS

John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

Job Summary

The Data Clerks – DREAMs will mainly be responsible for the efficient and effective creation, storage, retrieval of all the DREAMs data records.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Duty Station:  Uganda


Reports to: DREAMS – Data Officer


About US:

John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting for two positions for the USAID-Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (USAID-RHITES-N, Lango) Project. USAID- RHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub- regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to- child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations. RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.


 Job Summary

The Data Clerks – DREAMs will mainly be responsible for the efficient and effective creation, storage, retrieval of all the DREAMs data records.


 Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Ensure real time data entry into UDOTS based on combined register

• Engage with the DREAMS data officer to ensure that best practices of DREAMS records storage and management are implemented.

• Work closely with the data officer to quantify the tools needed to ensure sustained DREAMS data collection.

• Work closely with health facilities to ensure cross cutting services are clearly captured in MOH tools

• Ensure that DREAMS data is collected and entered on the DREAMS Tracker on time.

• Manage the DREAMS registers and ensure they are always up to date

• Ensure confidentiality of data collected and stored at all times.

• Ensure safety of all DREAMS data entry equipment.

• Ensure that DREAMS Group registers and sub-county registers are up to date

• Maintain updated list of all Peer leaders of each group with tin the sub-county

• Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

• Regularly contribute to periodic and adhoc data analysis as required by USAID RHITES-N, Lango

• Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

• Participate in collaborative learning and adapting activities designed from time to time

• Support data collection and submission for adhoc and other special studies commissioned by USAID RHITES-N, Lango.


Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

• The ideal candidate must hold a diploma in Statistics, Computer Science or related field or qualification.

• At least two years of experience in handling DREAMS records

• Computer literacy skills with acceptable minimum speed for data entry

• Previous experience of working with international NGOs, MOH, and public health facilities will be an advantage.

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

• Practical experience in working with the DREAMS tracker (UDOTS)

 

How to Apply:

All interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send their applications clearly indicating the district of preference by email to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com addressed to the Human Resource Manager attaching their application letters and CV


NB: JSI is an equal opportunity employer so women are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 20th August 2021


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