Data Management Officer (04 Posts)-Vacancy

The Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI), an affiliate of Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Organization (EGPAF) is Tanzanian led and managed national organization focusing largely on HIV and AIDS and other related health programs. AGPAHI implements all its programs in collaboration with Tanzania Government Entities through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) and President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government (PO RALG) and other stakeholders. AGPAHI supports the provision of high-quality HIV and other health services and ensures that efforts are well-integrated into existing regional and district health systems. AGPAHI is implementing various projects that are highly demanding and thus the organization is looking for a motivated, result driven, qualified and competent people to fill various positions as per the AGPAHI organogram.

JOB TITLE: Data Management Officer (04 Posts)

REPORTING TO: Regional Program Coordinator

LOCATION: Shinyanga, Mara, Geita and Simiyu

Purpose of the Post:

The position will support the facilities and CHMTs to strengthen and oversee the health information system (GLASER, EID, DHIS, CTC2 DATABASES, PHARMACY MODULE AND LABORATORY, and MOBILE SMS. The DMO will be responsible for providing technical support to the data clerks and to ensure that data are captured accurately and completely and maintained in the prescribed manner

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review , analyze , and validate program data to ensure consistency, integrity and accuracy based on project specific guidelines
  • Review and approve CRF design, data review ground rules and database design according to Standard Operating procedures and protocol
  • Assist in standardizing data management procedures such as documentation for departmental operating procedures.
  • Conducting monthly backups of all databases and prompt notification of problems on CTC or reproductive and child health computers or DHIS data base in the AGPAHI supported sites and districts
  • Develop and maintain documentation and data management guidelines
  • Maintain program data accuracy through review of patient’s forms for completeness and consistency.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategy for data cleaning and in the design and programming of clinical database
  • To make sure all the Database are functioning and up-to-date
  • Query data inconsistencies and revise case report forms in compliance with standard operating procedures, client guidelines and regulatory agency guidelines
  • Generate retrievals and summaries
  • Provide expertise to all areas of data management including project teams, functional areas and management. You will also monitor data management activities to gauge compliance with standard process.
  • Provides leadership to Data Management in setting short-term and long-term departmental project and professional goals and objectives. Create momentum, energy and opportunities for visibility of group within corporate and functional settings support to new areas and build new cross-functional relationships while solidifying and enhancing existing relationships
  • Assuring proper use, maintenance and repair of it equipment

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences or Advanced Diploma in IT
  • Experience with PEPFAR 3.0 funded projects in Tanzania
  • Technical understanding of PEPFAR 3.0 and USAID indicators and managing for performance
  • Computer literacy, with comfortable working experience with the basic Microsoft packages (outlook, internet, word, excel & power point)
  • At least 3 years’ experience in data management or database administration.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (not exceeding four pages) and names and contact information of three referees before close of business on Friday 27th October, 2017 to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative, by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Please mention the title of the position in your email subject and do not attach any document other than the CV and cover letter. Submission can also be dropped physically or by post in the address below:

Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative
Plot 372, House No. 7 Chole Road (Near Coco Beach)
P.O. Box 38252 Dar es Salaam

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.