11 Mar 2022

Data Officers x13 at Management and Development for Health (MDH)

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Job Description


Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MoH) President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

MDH in collaboration with Kaliua District Council, Tabora Municipal Council and Nzega Town Council, invite suitable candidates to apply for the following posts.

 

Job Title: Data Officers (13 Posts)

Location: Kaliua District Councils and Tabora Municipal Council

Reports to: Facility In-charge

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Entering quickly and accurately clinical, laboratory, tracking or other forms into database under the monitoring of District Data Coordinator, Data Supervisor and reporting to the Site Manager.
  2. Producing, reviewing and sharing as per agreed schedule weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for various program areas such as HTS, index testing, enhanced PITC, PMTCT and TB/HIV.
  3. Routinely analyzing and producing lists of patients for follow up such as missing appointment, LTFU, Viral Load, etc.
  4. Facilitating simple data analysis and interpretation at the facility level to encourage data use for planning and decision making at the facility level.
  5. Communicating both verbally and in writing with supervisors regarding forms with problems.
  6. Monitoring various databases at the facility and communicate both verbally and in writing with supervisors regarding database challenges.
  7. Reconciling differences between different databases by running queries, reviewing appropriate form and correcting all differences.
  8. Locating and review archived or filed forms if necessary.
  9. Attending data staff meetings at the specified times.
  10. Communicating both verbally and in writing suggestions for improvements to data entryor data flow to supervisors.
  11. Performing other data tasks as assigned.

 

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. Diploma in Computer Science, Health Informatics, Statistics or Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or related field.
  2. A minimum of two (2) years’ experience working as a data entry officer in the HIV/AIDS program settings.
  3. Analytical and problem-solving skills, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  4. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili.
  5. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
  6. Ability to maintains confidentiality in all aspects.
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Method of Application

Interested candidates for any of the above positions should apply letter, a detailed copy of their CV, names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees. The candidate MUST clearly indicate the Title of the position applied for (as it appears in the advertisement) on the heading of the email.

Applications should be submitted by 26th March, 2022 to the Human Resources Manager, MDH Sub-grantees through e-mail [email protected]

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

PLEASE NOTE: MDH does not have any recruitment agents and do not charge any fees to the interested candidates.







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