3 Data Officers – Ministry of Health

July 14, 2023

Job Title: 3 Data Officers

Organization: Ministry of Health

Duty station: Hoima ,Yumbe 


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Retrieving clients file for clinical consultation and arranging files in a logical way.
  • Transferring data from paper formats into computer files or database systems
  • Verifying data by comparing it to source documents.
  • Updating existing data. i.e. PRE ART and ART registers.
  • Retrieving data from the database or electronic files as requested.
  • Performing regular backups to ensure data preservation.
  • Sorting and organizing paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost.
  • Registering in and out patients.
  • Keeping records and information on patients.
  • Preparing patients master index cards.
  • Taking patient’s files to clinics or wards
  • Retrieving files for Clinicians and Researchers.
  • Accounting for allocated resources.
  • Participating in Research Activities
  • Imparting knowledge and skills on staff.
  • Managing and accounting for financial and other resources.
  • Compiling and submitting reports.


Minimum qualifications:

  • A diploma or an equivalent course in records management/ICT management
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working in data management system.


How To Apply:

Handwritten applications should be delivered to the Reception Desk, Ground Floor, Wing A-AIDS Control Program Offices, Lourdel Towers, Plot 1, Lourdel Road Kampala, MOH HeadquartersKampala between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya Tel. +256414-697366/0414-697367/0414-664469

Please include your telephone number and email contacts on the application. Applicants should attach the following:

  • Recent passport-size photograph.
  • Copy of the National Identity Card.
  • Detailed curriculum Vitae.
  • Certified copies of the academic certificates and transcripts.
  • Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers.
  • A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position.

Application Deadline: Friday, July 21, 2023; 5:00 Pm.

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