Job opportunity for Data Analysis Officer at UINCD

Job opportunity for Data Analysis Officer at UINCD

Global Health CorpsJob Title:  G06-Int: Data Analysis Officer

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (UINCD)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: Monthly Stipend of 550 dollars per month

About GHC:

Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

About UINCD:

The Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (UINCD) is a multi-sector collaboration based in Kampala, Uganda focused on building capacity in the realms of prevention, care, training, and research to enable the provision of effective and integrated management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The core leadership team of UINCD is comprised of experienced leaders from academia (Uganda and Yale University), Mulago National Referral Hospital administration, and the Ministry of Health (MoH). Established in 2013, UINCD has been focused on piloting programs and interventions at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala. UINCD has developed training curricula on NCDs for nurses and doctors and recently completed a study addressing early screening and detection of NCDs at Mulago’s outpatient center. UINCD’s next main project will be a nationwide needs assessment of healthcare workers about NCDs. UINCD’s key objectives include:

  • Assess existing healthcare workers’ training needs and to develop NCD management and patient education curricula that are targeted and relevant to different cadres of healthcare workers
  • Develop and test models of integrated NCD prevention and care
  • Leverage existing HIV infrastructure for the integration of NCD training and service delivery
  • UINCD places a great emphasis on studying the effectiveness of all its activities and disseminating its processes and findings.

Job Summary: The UINCD Data Analysis Officer will be responsible for overseeing study data, managing study databases, and developing the ways that UINCD manages information.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the database(s) for ongoing UINCD studies
  • Support in data analysis
  • Serve as the UINCD liaison with the company that is developing UINCD’s data collection instruments
  • Work in liaison with partner HIV-focused institutions to build capacity for NCD-related patient information in existing open-source medical record software

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The GHC fellow should have working knowledge and experience with electronic medical record systems or equivalent
  • Past experience with data management and analysis
  • Significant experience with computer programming/coding; or interest in learning these skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and/or STATA; or interest in learning these skills
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Keen interest in global public health
  • Possess the ability to work in a team environment, but with self-sufficiency and self-motivation

Job Terms and Conditions: Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of $550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included, including $600 in professional development funds. Housing will be arranged in Kampala.

Note: The living stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by the placement organization.

How to Apply for the job:

All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.

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Deadline: 3rd February, 2015

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