District Data Manager (2 Positions)
District Data Manager (2 Positions) at THPS August, 2023
Position: District Data Manager (2 positions)
Reports to: Senior Data Manager with a dotted line to District Manager
Purpose and Scope of Job:
To serve as the key technical contact to RCHMT and CHMT Care and Treatment team lead to ensure THPS provides technical assistance, Care and Treatment services across all the CTCs. This entails HIV counselling and testing at all entry points including, Provider Initiated testing and Counseling (PITC), pediatric HIV care and treatment, enrollment of adults and adolescents living with HIV into care and antiretroviral treatment (ART); enhancing retention and minimizing LTFU, effective adherence and psychosocial support, implementation of collaborative TB/HIV activities, effective linkages of into HIV care and treatment, updating and managing databases in THPS supported sites, ensure privacy policies and data use skills in Medical records and data are managed accurately in Care and treatment According to data quality SOP of Tanzania
Principal duties and responsibilities:
❂➽ Lead in maintaining and updating, managing, installing and repairing all regional databases for care and treatment, CTC2DB, PMTCT, TB/HIV, HTS, EID, CCs, DHIS2, UCS and other internal/external databases as assigned.
❂➽ Assist to provide technical assistance to regional supported facilities within the region in collaboration with RCHMT/CHMTs members
❂➽ Create and implement policies and procedures for data management
❂➽ Implementation and evaluation of program monitoring tools and data management
❂➽ Ensure that DQA is carried out quarterly according to DQA SOPs and that recommendations following the site DQA visit are implemented and strengthen facilities staff in DQA knowledge
❂➽ Ensure Tanga Region compliance with policies for data quality assurance and reporting
requirements and share with Staff, CHMT
❂➽ Train and supervise Data Officer and Health facilities Staff to ensure timely data entry, cleaning on a routine basis,
❂➽ Generating data queries and routine progress organization reports levels to Donor
❂➽ Collaborate with other team members to prepare monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports on supported program areas
❂➽ Develop and respond to queries related and relationship to data analysis and report writing
❂➽ To assist RHCMT & CHMT to strengthen facilities in care and treatment
❂➽ Supporting CHMTs/RHMTs to computer management maintenance, Assembling, and updating software installation in care and treatment clinic
❂➽ Ensure data triangulation between source registers, cards and forms versus database or reporting systems
❂➽ Always ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data collection activities with Team
❂➽ Ensure data and medical records privacy law according to SOP of Tanzania
❂➽ Participating in related data meetings in RHMT/CHMT and the Ministry Health
❂➽ Frequency statistical data analysis by using MS Access, Excel and SPSS, STATA and Advance tables’ management and relationship.
❂➽ Prepare and participate in data after collection, APR, SAPR, verification, data review, and report to ensure all program area data are accurate and timely to THPS MER info(databases)DHIS2 and DATIM with the attention response query from Donor
❂➽ To provide technical assistance for MTUHA focal persons in District
❂➽ Monitoring and Evaluate performance and analyzing information of data systems
❂➽ Troubleshoot related problems and suggest solutions to identified problems
❂➽ Determine methods and implement effective and secure procedures for data quality, processing and collection.
❂➽ Define and implement procedures for data sharing with THPS program management, CHMT and RHMT
❂➽ Support others in the daily use of data systems
❂➽ Extract reports and data when needed
❂➽ Coordinate and share compiled District Monthly reports to regional Snr Data Managers.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills required:
❂➽ Bachelor degree in Informatics, Biostatistics, Statistics, ICT, Demography or equivalent education
❂➽ Strong analytic and quantitative aptitude, including an understanding of data science and informatics
❂➽ Experience with managing large data projects, including integrating and analysing multiple datasets and developing customized reporting.
❂➽ Must be able to use Windows, MS Office, PowerPoint, and Excel as well as statistical analytical packages and data manipulation with R, Python etc.
❂➽ Experience with business intelligence visualization software like Power BI,
❂➽ Experience using messy data to mine relevant insights to improve program performance.
❂➽ At least 5 years of experience in data analytics of public health data, including HIV and TB related data.
❂➽ At least 5 years of progressive responsibility in managing teams and projects.
❂➽ Experience creating compelling and meaningful visualization and reports displaying programme, health quality and cost information for a wide range of audiences, including health providers, implementers and executive management.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their application cover letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 16th, 2023 with a subject line of ‘Position’ example Medically Assisted Therapy Program Officer. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates at this stage.
THPS is an equal opportunity employer; women, people living with HIV/AIDS and people living
with disability are encouraged to apply.