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

Job Title:    IT Manager

Organisation: Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

With funding from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) of the UK through Marie stopes International, Makerere University School of Public Health is conducting an endline survey for a program entitled “Reducing high fertility rates and Improving Sexual Reproductive health outcomes in Uganda (RISE)”. This will be in the regions of Central 1, Central 2, East Central, Eastern, Karamoja, West Nile, and Western.

Key Duties and 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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree is either Statistics, Computer Sciences, information systems, or the equivalent, and a postgraduate training related to quantitative data management.
  • Must have experience in electronic data management, able to manage data from various sources and conduct preliminary data analysis.
  • Having participated in RISE Midline and baseline survey will be an added advantage
  • Should have experience managing large datasets
  • Demonstrated ability to program and use electronic data collection apps like ODIC
  • 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

How to Apply:

Each applicant should:

  • Submit the application letter and CV of not more than 2 pages with the contacts of two referees he or she has previously worked with on quantitative Health Research.
  • Should specify the local languages he or she is fluent in (specific for research assistants only).
  • Provide reliable 24-hour phone contact and WhatsApp line if different.
  • Have the subject as “Endline survey for RISE Program “
  • Deliver a hard copy of the application to the reception at the School of Public, Makerere University
  • Ensure that the application is registered on submission

Address the application to: The Dean, School of Public Health, Makerere University.

Deadline: 21st February, 2023, Ugandan time

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be called for interviews

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