Data Management Officer Job in Kenya

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Data Management Officer Job in Kenya

Data Management Officer 


Reporting to the M&E Manager, the Data Management Officer will be responsible for overall databases and data management for tracking program activities and deliverables. S/He will be responsible for development and operationalization of platforms for data collection, storage, protection, promotion and delivery of data that meets the quality standards. The Data Management Officer will ensure timely and controlled access to data, while facilitating decision making by the program team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead/Oversee M&E database setup and management as well as leading the review of the existing data collection and management systems.
  • Define, implement and manage the standards for acquisition and maintenance of data to ensure data quality in the program.
  • Provide technical support in Database and data management for KRCS and its implementing partners/Sub-Recipients.
  • Oversee and participate in data processing, verification, cleaning and ensuring forms are filled according to quality protocols.
  • Provide guidance and technical support in defining research methodologies during program surveys and evaluations.
  • Coordinate and conduct Data quality audits to ensure data quality at all levels of the data flow in the program.
  • Conduct qualitative, quantitative data analyses and generation of routine program reports in guiding the program team in decision making.
  • Track, analyze indicators and performance and make recommendations to the management on grant performance.
  • Develop and maintain a system for archiving projects’ M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations.
  • Facilitate and ensure all donor, partner, and Senior Management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Lead the process of M&E tools, standard operating procedures and guidelines development for the program.


  • A minimum of university degree in Mathematics, Bio/Statistics, Information Technology or related field from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in managing big data, analysis (qualitative and quantitative), research and donor reporting.
  • Over 3 years’ experience in database development and management for Public Health, HIV and AIDs, Human Rights and Gender programming.
  • Highly motivated, self-confidence, willing to learn, good team work and able to work under high pressure and within a limited time frame.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications and languages in databases management.
  • Strong analytical skills, data organization, assessments, mining, validation, analysis and security.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, including ability to develop reports and prepare relevant publications.
  • Ability to develop and implement performance management system for timely decision making.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply strictly through to reach us not later than 4th November 2022; Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job disclaimer and notification:

Kenya Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge / accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview.

Kenya Red Cross Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment