Data Manager at Ministry of Health (Wizara ya afya) through Global Fund Grants September, 2018

Posted by | September 7, 2018 | Jobs In Tanzania


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                           THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, GENDER, ELDERLY                                                                   AND CHILDREN

Employment Opportunity
Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC)  through Global Fund Grants is looking for enthusiastic, creative and energetic individuals to fill the following vacant positions:-

Job Tittle:  Data Manager (1 Position)

Location: Dodoma

Reporting To: Head: SME unit

Duties and Responsibilities:

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Assist in the process of Maintaining existing composite malaria database for monitoring malaria trends and intervention coverage
Ensure accurate and consistent inputting of data received from partners into database
Perform data analysis and produce reports in various formats including graphs, charts etc. as required
Maintain and further develop the structure or format of the database as required, incorporating ideas and amendments accordingly
Provide additional updates and data analysis as required
Provide technical support to NMCP on the specific data required from them in relation to the different indicators they are monitoring (telephone support or travel to other offices) as required
Train NMCP and other partners on the use of the data base review, update and maintain documentation database design
documentation and operating manuals on how to use the Database
Maintain a web interface for the Database
Maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of the work Undertake any other tasks assigned by the Supervisor.
Other deliverables
Participate, as a resource person, in the training sessions for malaria focal persons as far as data is concern
Develop related training material and training plan

Experience and Qualifications:

Advanced university degree in Computer Sciences or related technical field
Minimum of 4 years work experience in database design or database administration, data management and data analysis,
Languages: Fluency in English and Swahili
Significant experience analyzing data and producing reports
Ability to use Microsoft Access databases i.e. enter data, update records and fields, modify database structure, generate customized reports
Experience of using DHIS2
Experience with SQL and VBA
Ability to design the structure of the database and write appropriate interfaces (eg Microsoft Excel) for data entry and ensure data quality and security
Experience in training project personnel in the use of database management software applications
Experience in writing and maintaining database design documentation and operating manuals
Maturity and professional ability to handle sensitive information and ability to respect the confidentiality of such information while working with NMCP and even after the contract ends

Terms of Employment: 2.3 year Contract (Renewable based on Performance and availability of funds)

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Details on How to Apply:

If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, please send your cover letter describing why you are the right candidate for the position, a curriculum vitae/resume detailing your experience, relevant copy of certificates and three (3) professional referees from previous and current place of employment. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and all interview costs will be borne by the applicants. Successfully candidates should be ready to relocate to Dodoma. To find out more about these positions kindly visit

Note: All applications should be sent on or before 12th September, 2018 to:-

Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, 

University of Dodoma, 

Faculty of Social Science in Community Development, 

Building No 11, P.O Box 743, 

40478 DODOMA.

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