Data Officer Job in Kenya

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Data Officer Job in Kenya

POSITION:               DATA OFFICER

LOCATION:             MIGORI

REPORTS TO:        DATA MANAGER

 Background 

The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB)-Kenya is a local non-governmental organization collaborating with the Ministry of Health and County Health Management Teams to strengthen health systems for improved quality of health care in Kenya. CIHEB-Kenya is collaborating with the county governments of Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Taita Taveta, Machakos, Makueni, Kitui, Nairobi, Kisumu and Migori to support the implementation and expansion of high quality, sustainable and comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment programs and expansion of COVID-19 vaccination with funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

Job Summary

The Data Officer will be responsible for data collation, entry, validation, program monitoring and reporting in the program reporting systems, 3PM, KHIS, DATIM, DREAMS and other online reporting innovations from all the supported health facilities.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide complete, timely and accurate data and reports.
  • Conduct thorough validation logic on submitted data by facility health records officers
  • Provide timely feedback to the SI team and facility records officers based on identified site-specific data quality gaps and poor performance
  • Produce monthly data summaries to track and inform programmatic performance against targets
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations as requested by the program team, MoH and CDC
  • Serve as a reliever for facility records officers by ensuring an up to date EMR and reporting compliance
  • Offer on-site support on EMR and provide technical guidance to facility records officers; on need basis
  • Ensure utmost security to program data

Qualifications and professional skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information system Management, Statistics, Informatics, epidemiology or related field
  • 3 years’ experience in HIV program data management or relevant health related field
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Advanced computer skills in Ms-Office suite including advanced Ms-Excel and Ms-Power point
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing datasets (STATA, R, Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc)
  • Team player with strong analytical capability
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure with minimal supervision

How to Apply:

Kindly send your application that includes a cover letter and an updated CV including names of three professional referees to CIHEBKENYA_Recruitment@cihebkenya.orgon or before 23rd January 2023. Applicants are advised to include the title “Data Officer – Migori on the subject line.

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