Saturday, 25 March 2017

Job Opportunity at Jhpiego, Data Manager

The Guardian 24/3/2017

USAID Boresha Afya Program is a new 5-year USAID-funded award being implemented by Jhpiego-Tanzania in collaboration with partners Engender Health and PATH.
The goal of USAID BORESHAAFYA is to improve the health status of all Tanzanians-with an emphasis on women and children in targeted regions. The purpose is to support the GOT to increase access to high-quality comprehensive and integrated health services with a focus on malaria maternal. Newborn child and reproductive health outcomes. The project scope covers 7 regions in the lake and western zones national level and Zanzibar. Jhpiego is therefore seeking to recruit a team of experienced medical public health program and finance professionals to implement this exciting new initiative.

Position Overview:

The Data Manager will be responsible for the management of all regional project data management. He /She Will provide overall collection and reporting of service delivery data as stipulated in the PMP and submit them to Senior Data manager. Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures. He/she will also lead data management capacity building related to data management and use for the project service providers, community health workers, RHMT and CHMR in their respective regions and ensure data quality. He/she will ensure timely entry and upload of project data into the MOH systems or any other reporting systems that may be developed from time to time,

Responsibilities:
• Oversee data entry and data quality of Jhpiego Tanzania's data management systems,
• Provide Mentorship to service providers, CHMT and RHMT on matters associated with data management (review performance and support' them to accomplish the tasks better)
• Make monthly plan for data collection, review and reporting for data managers
• Be familiar with the functioning of every data system, reporting glitches to Senior Data Manager immediately
• Ensure proper reports are being generated by the data management systems and provided to the program staff on time for monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports
• Provide support to field-based staff on how to manage data
• Other assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Certificate or Diploma [advanced diploma preferred]
• At least 3 years work experience supporting data management systems
• At least 2 years' experience in data collection, processing, and analysis.
• Knowledge of different database software
• Skills in generating pivot tables in Excel
• Excellent time management, peoples and partnership skills
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 30% time
• Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience.

Application Instructions
Director of Human Resource, Jhpiego Plot 72, Block 45B, New Bagamoyo Road - Victoria PO Box 9170 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania OR send the application through email click APPLY NOW below Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. There have been some bogus job adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.       Kindly note: USAIDBoreshaAfya.Applications@jhpiego.org is the address to use all the time. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also don't charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive required steps. If you suspect any wrong - doing kindly write to the Director of Human Resource inquiries.tz@jhpiego.org.