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Data Management Assistant Job in Kenya

Data Management Assistant

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world.
In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills, and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families.
Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.
We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent organizational and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.
Data Management Assistant – Kisumu
Reporting to the Data Manager, the Data Management assistant will be responsible for the management of all the project data at the Lake Cluster (Kisumu, Migori and Kisii Counties).
S/he will also assist with the data management capacity building for the project team and partners; maintain project PMP and ensure data quality.
S/he will ensure completeness of data capture tools, timely data entry and upload of data from the facilities offering Oral Prep in the Lake Cluster.


·         Deploy and maintain the health management information system for the Jilinde project in the Cluster
·         Support Jilinde facilities in having the most current data capture and reporting tools
·         Facilitate On-The-Job training and mentorship to project, County and health facility staff on data capture, reporting and HMIS
·         Assist in developing the system documentation, and SOP’s, ensure that data is entered and uploaded on time from the HMIS system to the reporting server
·         Coordinate weekly and monthly timely and accurate data reporting by all Jilinde supported facilities to the Sub County, project and DHIS2
·         Support the Cluster manager ¡n all the data needs of the Cluster including trouble shooting the Jilinde HMIS
·         Assist the Data Manager in developing the reporting summary tools and help generate the electronic summary for routine reporting
·         Providing support in database management at the cluster level to meet project data requirements
·         Assist to gather technical updates for project planning, monitoring, evaluation and research
·         Ensure that all the cluster tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations are stored in the storage archive
·         Support the counties to conduct data quality assessments (DQA)
·         Assist in the preparation of the weekly, monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports
·         Perform other programmatic, technical and administrative duties as necessary and as assigned.


·         Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, statistics or related field
·         2 years experience in monitoring and evaluation, data management and analysis of health / research project and/or HMIS work
·         Experience in managing health information systems
·         Knowledge in SQL concepts such as queries, triggers, views and stored procedures
·         Demonstrated experience in implementation of M-health solutions e.g. EMR
·         Excellent analytical, oral and report-writing skills
·         Proficiency in use of data analysis tools such as Excel, SPPS
·         Experience in use of data visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau or Excel.
How to Apply
Qualified female candidates are encourage to apply.
Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: by 16th February 2018.
Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer.
Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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