Strategic Information Officers (9 Positions) at THPS August, 2023


 Strategic Information Officers (9 Positions)

Strategic Information Officers (9 Positions) at THPS August, 2023
Position Title: Strategic Information Officers (9 positions)
Reports to: Regional M&E Manager and Indirectly to District Manager
Location: Tanga

Purpose and Scope of Job:

Strategic Information Officer will be responsible to design, develop and update databases and implement high-standard data management systems including data analysis; build staff capacity of THPS and stakeholders at District and health facility levels including CHMTs. S/He will be responsible for the development and implementation of site-level databases for collection of HIV/AIDS program indicators, as well as community services. Providing technical assistance on data entry of patient data and generating data reports timely.

Principal duties and responsibilities:
❂➽ Lead in maintaining and updating District databases for care and treatment, TB/HIV, HCT, community services and other databases as assigned.
❂➽ Assist to provide technical assistance to District supported facilities within the region in collaboration with R/CHMT members.
❂➽ Build capacity of CHMT in data management and data use for program improvement
❂➽ Implementation and evaluation of monitoring tools and data management
❂➽ Ensure that DQA is carried out quarterly according to DQA SOP’s and that recommendations following the site DQA visit are implemented.
❂➽ Ensure District compliance to policies for data quality assurance and reporting requirements.
❂➽ Train and supervise Data officers in the councils in the supported CHMTs to ensure timely data entry, cleaning on a routine basis, generation of data queries and routine progress reports.
❂➽ Collaborate with other team members to prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports on supported program areas.
❂➽ Develop and respond to queries related to data analysis
❂➽ Work with the ICT department to fix any errors and problems observed in the databases and report any systems malfunction to central team as needed.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required:
❂➽ Bachelor’s degree or certified training in Computer Science, IT/HMIS, data management or a related discipline.
❂➽ Advanced skills in Database programming, and analytical software an advantage
❂➽ A background in nursing, health science or a related discipline are an advantage
❂➽ 3+ years relevant experience years’ experience with MS Access application development and use, data analyses with standard software packages and implementing protocols for data quality assurance.
❂➽ Strong supervisory and management skills
❂➽ Ability to work independently
❂➽ Fluent in English & Kiswahili
❂➽ Experience working with NGO’s and/or donor-funded programs.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their application cover letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum to recruitment@thps.or.tz 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.

© AjiraMpyaZone • 2022-23

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