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University Research Co.

This is a Full-time position in Gulu posted March 6, 2022.

University Research Co. Jobs in Gulu LLC (URC) Carreer opportunities in Gulu vacancies in University Research Co. at Gulu

# Job Description

Location: Gulu, Uganda
Hours: Regular Full-time, 40 hours per week; Not Eligible for Overtime
Location: Health Facilities in 8 Districts
Salary: Commensurate with required experience and qualifications
Reports to: Strategic Information Officer- Community

University Research Co., LLC URC
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care,
social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate,
the Center for Human Services CHS, URC manages projects in over 45
countries, including the United States.
Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen
health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and
health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to
critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the
quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious
diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family
planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US,
we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse,
with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.
URC’s mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and
social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission
Project Overview:
URC has implemented quality improvement and operations research programs in
health care since 1981 and continues to be at the cutting edge of health care
improvement work in countries around the world.
With the RHITES-N Acholi Project Regional Health Integration to Enhance
Services in Northern Uganda – Acholi, USAID will continue its support of the
Government of Uganda’s GOU efforts to improve access to and use of health
services in the country’s post-conflict northern region. RHITES-N Acholi
Project activities will build on USAID investments and national advances to
increase access to and use of high-quality integrated services that accelerate
the ability and capacity to respond to the specific health needs of residents
in the Acholi sub-region, leveraging the URC-ASSIST project successes.

The overall objective of the data clerk is to improve data management and
reporting systems at community and facility level for all prevention
interventions. This will include data entry, filing, documentation, online
reporting, prevention tools stock status and data/ performance reviews at the
health facility and community. He/she will ensure that there’s improved
reporting for prevention interventions and timely update of the online data
management/reporting systems

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensure availability of data management and reporting tools for community
and prevention interventions like KP/PP, DREAMS.
• Manage all aspects of prevention data documentation at the facility and
community with focus on complete and timely documentation in the community and
prevention tools including register.
• Conduct timely data entry into the online data management and reporting
systems like the KP trackers, DREAMS tracker and other online systems.
• Ensure timey preparation of periodic reports for community and prevention
intervention to facilitate activity planning and implementation.
Conduct weekly meeting with peer facilitators at both community and facility
to track community data.
• Liaise with District DREAMS focal person and support prevention activities
like organize monthly district coordination meetings in DREAMS implementing
• Strengthen use and adherence to standard operating procedures SOPs
provided by MOH in all data management and reporting processes.
• Support peer group facilitators to track service layering data at both
facility and community
• Ensure tablets are functional at all time for real time data entry by peer
facilitators in the UDTS
• Reconcile inconsistencies in weekly data reports sent from project-support
staff with data in the hard copies and online systems.
Conduct monthly data quality assessments DQAs and take part in other
prevention as necessary
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:
• A diploma with at least 6 months experience and UACE with 1 year of
experience in managing HIV data management.
• At least three month’s experiences in data management particularly in the
Northern region.
• Experience in data management of health data will be an added advantage.

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an
indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this

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**Closing Date** : 19th March. 2022

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