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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.

Qualifications

  • 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 vacancies@chskenya.org 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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