Data Management Unit Intern in Kenya

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Data Management Unit Intern in Kenya


Main purpose of the job

The incumbent will provide support to the Data Management Team while ensuring timely delivery of work in the allocated area. The role will be based in Nakuru.

Job Description

  • Assist in coordinating the data management activities at county, sub county and facility levels.
  • Design and maint comprehensive information resources for programs and reporting of complex information.
  • Design and develo project dashboards for routine data sharing and review in situation room meetings (SRMs).
  • Participate in other activities related to HMIS, learn EMR installation and the provision of virtual/onsite support, project research, targeted evaluation, surveillance surveys and as well as aid in the training of system users.
  • Capacity build on how to plan data management activities jointly with other players such as data management assistants and Ministry of Health team; and

  • Conduct regular HIV data quality improvement activities, data collection and reporting.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Monitoring & Evaluation, Public Health, Health Records and Information Systems, Information Technology or a related field from a recognized university.
  • Basic experience in basic data analysis, manipulation, and visualization (presentation) in MS Excel, SPSS, SAS, or any other Statistical Package.
  • Basic experience in database development, web-based reporting systems, management information systems, health informatics, GIS tools, information storage and security, data quality assurance, mobile/SMS technologies e.g., ODK, and other relevant technologies.
  • Basic knowledge in data visualization and business information software such as Tableau and Power BI will be an added advantage.
  • A high degree of self-motivation, positive attitude, drive, and the ability to contribute to a multi-cultural, team-based work environment.
  • Minimum KCSE overall grade of B+, with a B+ in Mathematics and English; or
  • Minimum GCSE overall grade of A, with an A and in Math and English.

Additional Information

Key Performance Areas

  • Strategic Impact – Independently assists team to deliver services within defined strategic objectives.
  • Budgets / Profitability – Effectively uses time, equipment, and resources.
  • Development/ growth of team – Actively work to address identified technical skills.

Behavioural competencies

  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills;
  • Strong client delivery focus;
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease; and
  • Sound problem-solving ability.
  • Strong work ethics and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good organization & communication skills.

Technical Competencies

  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Sound business acumen;
  • Focus on quality and risk; and
  • Well-developed computer user skills.

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