Data Manager at MDH September, 2018 - Ajira Tanzania

Posted by | September 15, 2018 | Jobs In Tanzania

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DATA MANAGER at MDH September, 2018

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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, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); 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. All job positions require significant field work and travel up to 70% of the time. MDH seeks to recruit qualified individuals to fill key Afya Kwanza project vacancies in 3 regions of Geita, Kagera and Dar es Salaam, as described below:

DATA MANAGER 1 post; Dar
Reporting to Regional Project Manager

Duties and Responsibilities.

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• Develop and maintain a core database and associated data entry and analysis applications
• Design, implement and maintain a database management system using SQL, SAS and Microsoft Access
• Manage and support the Ministry of Health CTC-2 database .
1. Train staff on the current software applications and data related issues
2. Develop and maintain software applications using Visual Basic
3. Support coordination of data management, quality control, carrying out research, and analysis and report writing
4. Work programming team including setting written standards and documented monitoring of work.
5. Support the development of supportive supervision and data auditing guidelines for all the data recording and reporting system supported by MDH
6. Coordinate the support and mentorship to districts and health facilities teams on data management processes
7. Timely production of all relevant reports required by the organization
8. Coordinate appropriate documentation of all activities performed in the data unit
9. Attend all other duties as assigned by the Senior Data Manager
Qualifications and Experience:
1. A minimum first degree in Computer Science, Health Informatics, Database development or management of data systems is a requirement
2. Additional training in statistics or public health will be added advantage
3. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in working at management level position for data systems especially in HIV care and treatment setting
4. Demonstrated data analysis and report writing skills using
5. Experience using the government CTC2 database, or equivalent
6. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili
7. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision


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Interested candidates for any of the above positions should submit an application letter indicating clearly the position applied for, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees.

Applications should be submitted by Monday 24th September, 2018, to the Human Resource Manager through e-mail [email protected] or dropped by hand at the MDH Head Office in Mikocheni, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802.

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Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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