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31 Mar 2017

CHS-K M&E & 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 TB REACH Finding the Children project.

Overall Job Function

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Data Manager will develop and design, implement and manage a functional database for real time data collection. Additionally, he/she is responsible for offering strategic direction and leadership on Monitoring and Evaluation of project activities to ensure transparency and accountability and lead data management processes to monitor the project’s performance.

Job Responsibilities

  • In consultation with TB REACH and the National TB Program team, develop a database user requirement document.
  • Develop, design, implement and maintain a program database for capturing program-specific real time data.
  • Conduct data collection and entry into the database within stipulated schedules. Conduct data collation, aggregation, validation and analysis of program data.
  • Conduct routine data quality assessments for program data and develop action oriented work plan to address arising data quality gaps.
  • Lead results reporting to the program and donor by providing written documentation on M&E activities and indicator results for progress and annual reports, as appropriate.
  • Oversee the implementation and maintain a Performance Monitoring Plan for the project to capture project performance and results, including routine service delivery data reporting, baseline and end-line assessments, and all monitoring for process and outcome evaluations
  • Cultivate strategic M&E relationships and forge partnerships with stakeholders and represent the programs M&E activities in public forums through meetings, conferences, and presentations.
  • Work with project and financial staff to prepare and track progress of project and activity budgets
  • Conduct targeted evaluations and operations research, including design, data collection, management and analysis if need arises.

Qualifications

  • Preferably at least five years of professional experience in data management of health projects
  • Demonstrable experience in serving a similar scope in a local or similar setting
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Statistics or Health Informatics. A Master’s degree is highly preferred
  • Proficiency in working with statistical packages such Epi Info, STATA, SPSS etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and designing databases is required
  • Highly motivated, willing to learn, good team work, and able to work under high pressure and within limited time frames
  • The position may require local travel.

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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