VA No.TASO-2021-HR/5
(External Candidates are also encouraged to apply)


The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), is an Organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease. TASO requires the services of dedicated, competent, innovative and result-oriented individual for employment on a contract basis for the post below;

(1) Job Title: REF: TS/HR/PGMTI09: Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (01)

Classification            : Contract- full time

Reports to              • Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Salary                     • Commensurate with training and experience

Duty Station            • TASO Soroti CoE

Directly Supervises: Records Clerk and Stand- in Data Entry Clerks

Main Purpose of the Job: To assist the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to ensure proper management of monitoring and evaluation systems at the Centre.

Key Outputs

  • Data routinely cleaned and validated
  • Data entry supervised
  • Data backup ensured
  • Logistical support to Records Clerk and Stand-in Data Entry Clerks provided
  • M&E data bases managed
  • Subordinates effectively supervised

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Spearhead the sorting process of physical files before entry into computers and ensure well catalogued files in the system.
  2. Ensure timely entry of quality data by Part time Data Entry Clerks, do routine data cleaning and validation.
  3. Request for logistics and ensure timely payment for stand-in Data Entry Clerks.
  4. Ensure proper usage and maintenance of ICT equipment at the service center.
  5. Participate in daily data cleaning, ensure entry of quality data, carry out routine data analysis and disseminate reports to respective offices.
  6. Conduct daily data backups
  7. Support in trouble shooting all systems for data entry and maintain operational data bases.
  8. Monitor to ensure proper usage and smooth running of all information systems at the center.
  9. Develop work plans and schedules for data entry.
  10. Participate in 01 and research activities.
  11. Participate in developing M&E reports.
  12. Participate in organizing weekly monthly and quarterly performance reviews.
  13. Provide technical support to stand-in Data Entry Clerks and Records Clerks; Supervise and appraise the Records Clerks and Stand-in Data Entrants.
  14. Conduct in-house mentorships or other available trainings of subordinates and offer technical support and training to data collectors and other end-users.
  15. Participate in making or revising job descriptions of subordinates whenever necessary.
  16. Deputize the M&E Officer and attend to any other duties assigned.


Minimum Academic Qualifications: Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science OR Business Statistics.

Required Experience and Exposure: 2 years’ experience in Data Management preferably in HIV related work.

Special Knowledge

  • TASO policy on data management
  • Ethical issues in data management
  • Rights of PLWHAs

Key Skills

  • Basic statistical skills
  • Application of software and statistical packages used at TASO
  • Communication and Training skills, and Interpersonal skills
  • ICT Skills
  • Data Management Skills
  • Analytical skills

Application Procedure

Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of who should be the present employer I immediate supervisor or last employer if unemployed, or any other if it is the first employment being applied for. None of the referees should be a relative, friend or business associate. All referees’ designations should be stated and contact details included i.e. physical address, telephone/ mobile numbers and email contacts.

All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents in one folder and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials to: https://www.cognitotorms.comiTAS01/THEAIDSSUPPORTORGAN1SATIONTASO.

Please visit the TASO Website at  to access the detailed job advert. Also note that only applications received online shall be considered.

Closing Date: June 30, 2021 at 5:30pm

While TASO appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from TASO Uganda One (01) month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.