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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Database Manager Job at Abt Associates - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Database Manager

Jobs at:
Abt Associates

Deadline of this Job:
17th May 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Vector Control Task Order 1. Task Order 1 will support the U.S. President's Malaria initiative (PMI) and USAID to plan and implement an integrated vector control approach with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. Abt has implemented indoor residual spraying (IRS) for PMI since 2011, delivering high-quality IRS programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological data in the world. Under this contract, Abt will expand entomological monitoring to guide programs focused on insecticide-treated mosquito nets and IRS and continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS and capacity building in 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.
Abt Associates seeks qualified candidates for the project's operations in Uganda. Brief descriptions and qualification requirements for the positions are also listed below.

Post: Database Manager
Supports the monitoring & evaluation system of the program. Collects, analyzes, and presents program performance data. Tests and maintains the project's M&E database. Prepares monitoring plans and defines program indicators.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Community Health, Sociology, or other relevant field, and professional database management experience. High level of computer literacy and proficiency in statistical software, At least 5 years relevant experience, Bachelor's Degree (desirable) or a Master’s Degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of direction and supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and as a team leader, with the ability to accept the input of other team member.
  • Strong management and planning skills of project tasks and budgets.
  • Demonstrates leadership and team work and produces high quality work in a timely, cost effective manner and has excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications and organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, computer software . Programs, including MsWord, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with USAID funded program and/ or other international development experience
  • English language fluency.
Job application procedure
  • All candidates should send applications to  with the position title in the subject line of the email.
    Documentation required to he considered includes a Cover Page, CV, biodata form, payslip from the most recent position held, copies of educational certificates/degrees, and contact information of at least 3 references we can contact (must include email addresses and phone numbers)
  • Candidates selected for an interview will be sent a more detailed job description in advance of the interview.
  • Applications that do not follow these instructions, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.