31 Mar 2017

CHS-K Data Manager 2017 Job in Kenya

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Data Manager for the PEPFAR-funded Tegemeza Plus project in Central Kenya.

Overall Job Function

Responsible for providing technical support for developing a centralized computer-based record keeping/HMIS system to manage facility/patient information from CHS-supported facilities, as well as ensure high integrity of data all facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, installation and usage of the data management systems.
  • Ensure mentorship of CHS staff and facility staff on the use of the systems for efficient data collection and management.
  • Provide oversight for successful data management including support for computer application/database development that will ensure management, organisation, storage and easy access to information from care and treatment sites supported by CHS.
  • Support collection and aggregation of datasets, cleaning and data entry.
  • Track and manage the flow of facility level/patient and other data to and from CHS-supported facilities.
  • Ensure completeness, accuracy and consistency of the data so that it meets standards of quality expected for reporting.
  • Provide oversight in data quality audits according to SOPs.
  • Monitor the performance of the databases and suggest improvement of its tools and services effectiveness.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer studies, statistics, epidemiology or mathematics
  • At least five years relevant experience and advance skills in Ms Access application development and
  • programming skills; EpiInfo, SPSS; Data quality assurance; Ms Office
  • Familiarity with database management system and principles
  • Familiarity with data coding of SOP and coding dictionaries
  • Excellent data management and computer programming skills using Visual Basic/SQL
  • Working knowledge of DATIM and PEPFAR reporting systems
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy, high pressure team environment

How to Apply
Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to clearly indicating the reference number and position title in the subject line by 5.00PM Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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