DREAMS Data Entry Clerk Job – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda

Job Title:   DREAMS Data Entry Clerk (3 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Duty Station: Mbarara, Ibanda and Bushenyi, Uganda

Reports to: DREAMS Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


About US:

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), is an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.

Job Summary: The DREAMS Data Entry Clerk will ensure timely and correct entry of all DREAMS data into the Uganda DREAMS-OVC Tracking System (UDOTS). The DREAMS Data Entry Clerk will carry out other duties relating to updating and validating DREAMS service data in the registers, provide support to peers on data entry using tablets, hard copy data archiving, ensure adherence to the data management SOPs and work closely with the M&E Specialist to ensure effective and efficient data entry into the online capture system.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all DREAMS spaces have the standard and current tools for data capture and reporting;
  • Verify the accuracy of data on the service recipient charts /records before entry into the online UDOTS database
  • Carry out prompt and accurate data entry of all DREAMS service data into the Uganda DREAMS tracking system
  • Ensure no accumulation of backlogs of data tin-entered in the UDOTS
  • Support the DREAMS peers in the use of tablets to enter data
  • Lead the process of monthly data cleaning, and harmonization in collaboration with program officers, AGYWs peers group leaders, facilitators, and sub-county DREAMS
  • Ensure routine and timely update of DREAMS service registers
  • Run routine reports as may be required by the project team
  • Support completeness of DREAMS reporting by identifying gaps and addressing reporting challenges as they occur.
  • Maintain data entry requirements and standards by following data program SOPs.
  • Ensure proper filing and storage of office data both manually and electronically
  • Participate in the retrieval of information from the system as and when required.
  • Ensure confidentiality of the DREAMs data at all times.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Key Outputs

  • Timely data entry of DREAMS Service data entered into the DREAMS Tracker
  • Routine data cleaning carried out
  • Completeness and accuracy of service data verified
  • Quality assurance in data management ensured
  • Proper filing and storage of service data maintained
  • Confidentiality of project information ensured

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Social Sciences, Computer Science, Population Studies, Business Computing, Business Statistics OR Information Technology. A Bachelor’s degree in any of the above fields will be an added advantage
  • Additional Training: Training in M&E or in Uganda DREAMS tracking system.
  • One year of experience in data entry, preferably on a DREAMS Program
  • Experience in a health setting with knowledge of managing PMTCT, HIV Care & Treatment and HCT data is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of statistical applications will be an added advantage
  • Ethical issues in data management
  • DREAMS Data Management
  • Computer knowledge in database management, spreadsheet, email, etc.
  • Skills in report writing
  • Familiar with public health facilities and willing in serving in such settings.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Good communication skills
  • Good records management skills
  • Other Qualities/Attributes: Accuracy, Integrity, Confidentiality, Team player and Ability to work under mental and physical stress, and Empathy.
  • Application Procedure

How to Apply:

Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of who should be the present employer / immediate supervisor or last employer if unemployed, or any other if it is the first employment being applied for. None of the referees should be a relative, friend or business associate. All referees’ designations should be stated and contact details included i.e. physical address, telephone/ mobile numbers and email contacts.

All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents as one document (labelled with candidate’s full names) and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials to:

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Also note that only applications received online shall be considered.

Deadline: 21st February 2023

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