Data Analyst / Manager NGO Jobs – Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Uganda


Job Title: Data Analyst / Manager
Organisation: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Reports to: Medical Team Leader
Duty Station: Kasese, Uganda

About MSF:
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care.

Job Summary: The Data Analyst / Manager will mainly be responsible for overseeing data collection, compilation, and analysis all data aspects transversal to the project. The incumbent will be monitoring and evaluation processes in order to provide information on the activities carried out/supported by MSF. The job holder will be using the existing national M&E systems as well as MSF-specific databases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Data Management and M&E:
• The incumbent will create, review and modify/adapt data collection tools (tally forms, etc.) according to the project indicators
• Oversee the development, implementation and follow up of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for documentation
• Act as a technical support person for the medical team and data entry staff in the implementation of routine data recording, collection and entry for the selected project indicators in the adolescent clinic and decentralized health centers
• Implement detail analysis of record data (for patient cohorts) for key indicators
• Work closely with the medical team, prepare and submit summary reports on analysed data for both MoH and MSF
• Develop and implement data quality assurance methods to ensure good performance of the activities and reliability of the information
• Supervises and manages the work of data team personnel for quality assurance
• Actively participate to District Data Management Technical Working Group (TWG) as MSF representative to enhance MSF update on the MoH M&E process
• Attend applicable meetings and/or trainings

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The applicant should hold a relevant degree (or masters) in Epidemiology or Public Health with extensive training in statistics and epidemiology
• Desirable specialization or training in tropical diseases
• Significant experience with MSF or other NGOs
• Broad working knowledge of the M&E parameters of the Ugandan MOH or other similar context
• A minimum of two years’ experience in M&E/Data Management
• Prior exposure and experience in TB and/or HIV information management
• Essential computer literacy (word, excel, internet) and statistical packages, STATA, SPSS, SAS
• People Management, Commitment, Flexibility, Results, Teamwork
• English is a must. The local language skills (Swahili, Lukonjo) a definite advantage but not mandatory

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should submit their handwritten application letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CV indicating postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of certified copies of academic documents and working certificates and minimum of two referees to the following physical address or email to:

The Field Administrator,
Medecins Sans Frontieres – France,
Kasese Project,
Plot 47, Kijongo Road (Off Kilembe Road)
Kyanzuku, Nyakabingo 2,
Kasese. Uganda

Email to: [email protected]

Deadline: 11th September, 2015