Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) – Data Manager.

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Data Manager (1 position) CHS/HR/STP/DM/01/2022

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns. CHS is currently sourcing for high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individuals to fill the following position of Data Manager in Siaya County

Overall Job Function

Reporting to the Strategic Information Lead, the Data Manager, will be responsible for collection and aggregation of datasets, data cleaning and data entry, tracking and managing the flow of facility level/patient and other data to and from CHS Shinda Tena supported programs; C&T, HTS, PMTCT, TB/HIV, VMMC, DREAMS, KP/PP, GBV and PrEP. S/He will also ensure completeness, accuracy and consistency of the data so that it meets standards of quality expected for reporting. S/He will review and update data quality audit tools, develop EMR data extraction scripts, develop and maintain web-based dashboards for performance monitoring.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate data collection tools and systems are in place and are being used.
  • Ensure a functional system for collection, analyzing and synthesis of program data.
  • Provide oversight for successful data management including support for computer application/database development that will ensure management, organization, storage and easy access to information from all supported programs.
  • Ensure data quality through data validation checks, including discrepancy/inconsistency checks, real-time data monitoring and data cleaning.
  • Develop tools to facilitate routine data quality audits to minimize data errors across MOH and donor reporting platforms.
  • Maintain the project’s management information system- CHS report information system on a DHIS2 platform and other databases.
  • Ensure effective utilization of project information systems.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting for daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly program monitoring data.
  • Prepare reports, dashboards and other graphics summarizing program results in power BI, excel or any other platform.
  • Build the capacity of Data Officers, to be able to handle various project data demands with ease.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Person Specification

  • Bachelors’ degree in Information technology, computer Science, mathematics, biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health or its recognized equivalent. A Master’s degree is highly preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in data management of health projects
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, Dashboards, Power pivots, advanced excel formulas, conditional formatting)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of data visualization and business intelligence software like ArcGIS, Tableau and Power BI
  • Strong proficiency in working with statistical packages such as Epi Info, STATA etc.
  • Ability to develop analytical codes in R
  • Proficiency in data real-time data collection applications including ODK and redcap,
  • Working knowledge of PEPFAR, CDC and MOH reporting requirements
  • Sound understanding of comprehensive HIV/AIDS program, TB/HIV, DREAMS, KP/PP, GBV, PrEP, VMMC and public health programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines and to work with minimum supervision

Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CVs with contact details to clearly quoting the position you are applying, and reference number as indicated in the subject line. Applications close on Thursday 12 May 2022. CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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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