DATA ENTRANTS (2)The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has signed an MoU with the U.S Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to strengthen Institute capacity through the management and coordination of laboratory surveillance, epidemiology, public health evaluations and training in Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Under this cooperation, UVRI intends to recruit the following personnel on a one year .contract to be renewed depending on availability of funds. All positions are based at Entebbe.
Main Purpose of the Job
To capture data generated by project activities, process it and enter it into the appropriate data bases
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Receive data from points where they are captured
Carry-out direct gathering/collection of data where necessary
Enter data in a timely manner, using the appropriate software
Carry out data cleaning
Forward the entered data to the Data Analyst, and assist with simple analysis.
Back up the data on a regular basis
Carry out data filing, storage and archiving
Disseminate data as required
Take measures to protect the confidentiality of data
Advise the Data Analyst on the need for maintenance of the computers, printers and accessories
Carry out regular monitoring activities in the field
Undertake any other duties that may reasonably be assigned by different section heads.
At least a Diploma in Statistics or Information Technology or any other relevant discipline
Minimum of 2 years in data collection
Knowledge in data collection methods
Basic facts on HIV testing
Knowledge of Computer skills for data management (E.g. MS Access, SPSS, Epilnfo, SQL, Java, MSWord, MS Excel)
Knowledge of basic statistical skills
Communication and Interpersonal skills are necessary.
Must be a person of integrity with ability to keep confidentiality
Knowledge of storage requirements for the specific items stored
Experience in Purchasing, Supply Management and Stores Management
Records management skills are necessary
Knowledge of Computer skills applicable to supplies management
How to apply:
Applications together with copies of academic certificates, transcripts, a CV, including names of two work-related referees indicating their contacts with e-mail and phone numbers should be forwarded to the address below not later than 5pm on 19 February 2013: The Director, Uganda Virus Research Institute P.O. Box 49, Entebbe.
Or hand-delivered to his office Plot 51-59 Nakiwogo Road, Entebbe.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.