40 Fresher Data Collector USAID Project Jobs – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)


Job Title: Data Collectors (40 Job Opportunities)

Organization: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 About US:

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is implementing the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded activity, Strengthening Supply Chain Systems (SSCS) that aims to reduce Essential Medicines and Health Supply (EMHS) stock outs and dependence on external supply chain support. The SSCS project would like to conduct a baseline survey to inform the status of supply chain systems and identifying drivers of performance in order to support the design of interventions and strategies that could improve EMHS at national and sub-national levels. The baseline with also provide SSCS with the data to measure the impact of supply chain interventions during the lifetime of the project.

Job Summary:  The overall duty of the Data Collector will be to collect data and submit them electronically to the study supervisor. The DC will be based in the study districts all over the country for the duration of the survey.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in study team meetings throughout the duration of the study.
  • Perform data collection and management activities following the study protocol including the consent process and confidentiality requirements.
  • Review data for completeness and consistency before uploading and proceeding with another interview.
  • Ensure secure storage of survey data according to study protocol.
  • Maintain confidentiality and security of all data collected and in their possession at all times.
  • Keep the data collection tablets in working condition, safe and secure at all times.
  • Work closely with the health facilities in charge to ensure data collection is supported.
  • Reports to the immediate supervisor any issues that may potentially affect the data collection process.
  • Provide the supervisor with daily updates of data collection activities including interviews completed, and any other issues that may arise.
  • Execute any other duties assigned by the study coordinator and the investigators.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a University degree in any public health related course, social sciences, population studies, demography, economics, statistics etc.
  • Medical qualification defined as (Nursing, Midwifery, Laboratory technology, Pharmacy, Clinical officer, Medical Officer).
  • Prior experience conducting similar studies using face to face interviews.
  • Prior experience conducting qualitative interviews.
  • Familiarity with the public health system especially supply chain management and HMIS reporting at health facility level.
  • Proficiency in English (both spoken and written).
  • Familiarity with the assigned study region/district.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adhere to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Willingness to spend and devote an extended period of time for the study (2 -4 weeks).
  • Willingness to travel and reside in the assigned district for the entire study period.
  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines and independently with minimum supervision.

NB: Availability to start on Monday October 5, 2020

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons should send their applications including a cover letter, current CV containing two referees and their contacts addressed to:

The Country Human Resource Manager,

Management Sciences for Health,

  1. O Box 71419 Kampala Uganda

Email to: hrug@mush.org:


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Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 29th September 2020

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