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Data Coordinator Job in Kenya

Data CoordinatorJob Description
Jacaranda Health is a social venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. 

We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women. 

We have launched one clinic in Nairobi this year, and plan to expand to other locations in the region.
We strive to be a data-driven company which improves its quality of care, operational efficiency, and the health outcomes for our patients by carefully monitoring our results.

Job Summary
Jacaranda is seeking a Data Coordinator to report to our Finance and Impact Evaluation Director. 

This individual will work closely with the director and our clinical staff to design and maintain a robust data management system. 

This includes creating and entering data in electronic databases to track:
  • Client contact and demographic information
  • Client health outcomes, medical records and visits to our in- and out-patient facilities
  • Marketing information (calls, campaigns or surveys directed to our clients)
  • HR information
  • Financial information (costs associated to all marketing, clinical or other operations)
We are looking for an intelligent, proactive, and flexible individual with experience managing large databases, project management skills and great attention to detail.

  • Design the data management system to track operational and financial indicators
  • Enter data into the electronic management system
  • Audit the quality of the data
  • Re-enter data as necessary and change data entry processes to improve data quality
  • Create and supervise processes of tracking and data entry by frontline staff (receptionists, nurses)
  • Create data reports to be presented to internal and external audiences
  • Perform basic administration of Jacaranda IT resources
  • Attend to other administrative duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ proven experience managing large databases; experience in a health care setting is a definite plus, but not required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft and Google products in particular Excel; familiarity with database management programs (e.g. Access) is a plus, but not required.
  • Applicant to be tested on practical Excel applications during the interview
  • High attention to detail and analytical skills required
  • Proactive, self-starter and team-oriented;  able to multi-task effectively and manage competing priorities in a typical start-up environment
  • Dependable and upholding highest level of honesty and confidentiality
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
To Apply 
Interested candidates may apply by:
1. First, complete the online form available by clicking here or by pasting this link into your web browser:     
 2. After completing the application, please also submit your CV and a cover letter to

Only applicants that have completed the online form as well as submitted their CV will be considered. 

No calls please. 

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we will be unable to confirm all submissions. 

Preference will be given to applications submitted by October 20th, 2012.

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