IT and Data Manager Job at Makerere University – Career Opportunity in Uganda

Job Category: Computer/ IT
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  17 February 2021
Duty Station:  Uganda
Posted: 16-02-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
IT and Data Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Computer & IT ]

Jobs at:

Makerere University

Deadline of this Job:
17 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Makerere University School of Public Health is a partner in a consortium of Institutions/Organisations that is implementing a 5 year program entitled 'Reducing High Fertility Rates and Improving Sexual Reproductive Health Outcomes in Uganda' (RISE). The consortium, which is led by Mariestopes International as the Prime Grant holder, is funded by Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO of United Kingdom. As part of its monitoring and evaluation role in the consortium, Makerere University School of Public Health is conducting a midline evaluation in the program regions of East Central, Eastern, Karamoja, West Nile and Western. We are seeking suitable persons to fill the positions of Research Assistants, Supervisors, IT Manager and Data Manager for a period not more than one month. .

Key responsibilities
• Develop ODK forms for the study Provide ODK training to the research assistants
• Provide ODK support and troubleshooting to teams
• Configure and setup tablets for fieldwork
• Regularly download data from the server
• Provide ODK and technical support to teams while in the field
• Provide Data Management Support to the Project Regularly run consistency checks on the data and flag errors
• Provide progress reports and completion rates to the study teams
• Provide support supervision Write Do-files to recode, label and encode the datasets Maintain a clean and up-to date dataset
• Provide a final cleaned dataset for analysis

Job Skills: Not Specified

Minimum qualifications and requirements
• A graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Information technology or related field.
• Should have experience managing large datasets
• Demonstrated ability to program and use electronic data collection apps like ODK
• Demonstrated ability to use data analysis software like STATA
• Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
• Must be willing to work beyond official working hours
• Having been an IT specialist for the baseline evaluation of the program is an added advantage

Job Education: Not Specified

Job Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Interested persons should submit their application to the link below indicating what they have in regard to minimum qualifications/requirements, and proficiency in any of the local languages prevalent in the study area. These are Ateso, Ngakarimojong, Luganda, Lugbara, Luo, Runyankole-Rukiga, Runyoro-Rutoro, Lugisu and Lusoga. In addition, they should attach official copies of academic transcripts/certificates and updated curriculum vitae starting at least two referees. Please provide a reliable 24-hour phone contact and WhatsApp line if different. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Interested applicants should submit their applications via the links below not later than 5pm Wednesday 17th February, 2021, Ugandan time
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