FHI 360 NGO Senior Data Manager Jobs in Kenya

FHI 360 NGO Senior Data Manager Jobs in Kenya


Job Summary:

The Senior Data Manager will be part of the HIV Service Delivery Activity – Rift Valley M&E team and will work under the supervision of the Director, Monitoring and Evaluation.

H/she will manage and maintain a comprehensive information resource for programs, ensure consistency and integrity of data; oversee management and timely reporting of complex, related information.

Interpret data, including statistical values, and provide advice and consultation regarding implications.

H/she will participate in other activities related to HMIS, research, targeted evaluation, surveillance surveys and monitoring and evaluation as well as provide assistance and training to system users.

Essential Job Functions:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of the Director M&E, develop and design a functional system for collecting, organizing, analyzing, interpreting, and classifying information for input into electronic databases.
  • Management of all project data bases including DATIM to meet data requirements for the project and other stake holders.
  • Implement and strictly adhere to USG Results Management guidelines at both project and implementing partner level in all data management activities.
  • Coordination of data entry of USAID’s program activities data from all program site offices
  • Perform needs assessment and work with information systems personnel at project and implementing partner level to determine feasibility of development of new databases and enhancements or modifications to existing databases.
  • Provide technical guidance in designing, development and use of data capture tools to meet project requirements.
  • Conduct data analysis for the monthly, quarterly, semi and annual reports to the USAID and ad hoc program data and reports.
  • Conduct routine data quality assessments on program data bases and provide ongoing support to M&E officers to do the same routinely at facility and community level
  • Write the M&E quarterly progress report
  • Build the capacity of project and partner staff on data management and Monitoring & Evaluation.
  • Directly supervise Data Management Assistants including temporary data clerks.
  • Assist in project evaluations and research activities.
  • Keep abreast of latest trends in data management.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Project Director.

    Knowledge, Skill, Abilities, Expertise and Complexity:
  • In-depth working knowledge of USAID/PEPFAR/GOK program reporting requirements.
  • Hands on experience in
    setting up and managing data bases for complex health programs
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building of project staff and partners in data management.
  • Experience in data analysis and presenting highly statistical reports to different audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to work under extreme pressure to meet strict reporting timelines
  • Self-supervised individual with ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Highly organized with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain data security and program data files for easy retrieval and to meet data audit requirements
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with staff and implementing partners.
  • Effective team player
  • Ability to communicate effectively to project, MOH and partner staff
  • Good report writing skills

    Minimum Requirement Standards:
  • Masters’ degree with 2-3 years’ experience or Bachelors’ degree in biostatistics, public health, mathematics or related field with 3-5 years’ experience or Advanced Diploma in statistics/data management or related areas with 5-7 years’ experience.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, power point including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, and MS Access.
  • Demonstrated experience with USAID and GOK Health Management Information Systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through informal and formal trainings.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th June 2019
  • FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.
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