Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Job Opportunity at Pact Tanzania, Senior Data Manager

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Job Title:SeniorData Manager

Location: Dar es Salaam

Reporting To:Senior Health Informatics Officer

Job Objective:

Serves as an active member of the team for the implementation of Pact's USAID Kizazi Kipya project with the primary responsibility for supporting monitoring and evaluation functions across all geographic regions of the program.

Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42 -year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.

Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.


The Sr. Data Manager must develop a close working relationship with the Cluster based Data Officers. The Manager will be responsible for;
Oversee the data entry and data management in the project’s data management systems
Supervise Data Managers to correctly enter and conduct quality checks on data in all data systems
Be familiar with the functioning of every data system, reporting glitches to Senior Health Informatics officer immediately
Ensure that the proper reports are being generated by the data management systems and provided to the Deputy Chief of Party on time for monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports
Provide ongoing support and mentorship to cluster staff on how to manage data
Oversee TrainSmart database and support all programs in producing reports
Oversee other databases and provide necessary support to programs
Other tasks as assigned
Minimum Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree in statistics, information technology or health and social sciences e.g. sociology, demography, public health, development management related field is require
Academic qualification in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage.


The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years professional experience working in data management for Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting, preferably working with donor funded programs
management for Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting, preferably working with donor funded programs;
At least 2 years experience in data collection, processing, and analysis
Previous experience managing staff
Experience with PEPFAR 3.0 funded projects in Tanzania is a plus
The candidate should have experience in training / workshop facilitation, mentoring and proven ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with government and other NGO counterparts.


Ability to lead and work effectively with multiple teams, partner agencies and community members.
Ability to work effectively with multiple teams, partner agencies and community members.
Knowledge of different database software
Skills in generating pivot tables in Excel
Availability and willingness to travel up to 50% time
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.