Data Manager (1)

Job Description

Job Title:                    Data Manager (1)
Reports to:                 Deputy Medical Director – Administration
Duty Station:             Kampala

Job summary:
  Manage Hospital data by ensuring security of electronic information and implement systems that offer efficient analysis, storage and documentation of the records.

 Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Spearhead the development of the data management, medical records and information policy of the hospital
  • Supervise and train staff /subordinates on how to collect data manage it and promote high quality service
  • Liaise with medical /nursing staff to conduct quality assessment of data on all wards
  • Carry out periodic auditing of the data and data systems
  • Produce complete, accurate, consistent data and reports as may be required
  • Streamline data collection and analysis procedures to ensure fast access to metrics
  • Participate in research/data review meetings where necessary
  • Compile the weekly, monthly and quarterly HMIS reports and ensure timely submission to the District Health Information Systems, MOH, CDC
  • Draw plans and budgets for maintenance and updates of the data information systems
  • Provide technical support on the utilization of the different databases namely OPEN MRS, EPI INFO
  • Manage the hospital medical records unit
  • Ensure availability of patient information only to authorized persons or clients as per the existing Hospital policy

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Business Statistics, Computer Science, or the equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of three years of experience in data management/analysis preferably in a clinical research setting.
  • Experience in using relational databases such as SPSS, ACCESS, STATA, EPI INFO, SQL databases, in database modeling
  • Excellent organizational skills i.e. team management, Customer Service, attention to detail, proactive self-starter, critical thinker, confidentiality of medical records
  • Ability to extrapolate conclusions from large data sets
  • Advanced MS-Excel Skills,
  • Ability to work in respect of internal guidelines, GCP, Standard Operating Procedures and study protocols strong interest in clinical research

How to apply
:  All suitably qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae and copies of academic certificates and valid contacts/email addresses of three (3) referees to  not later than 5.00pm, Friday 19th January 2018. Please

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for purposes of the interviews.