Background:

The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (Ciheb) — Kenya is a local non-governmental organization collaborating with the Ministry of Health and County Health Management Teams to strengthen health systems for improved quality of health care in Kenya. Ciheb-Kenya is collaborating with the county governments of Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Taita Taveta, Machakos, Makueni, Kitui, Nairobi, Kisumu, and Migori to support the implementation and expansion of high quality, sustainable, and comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment programs, and expansion of COVID-19 vaccination with funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

Job Summary:

The Data Officer will be responsible for data collation, entry, validation, program monitoring and reporting in DATIM and other online reporting innovations from all the supported health facilities. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide complete, timely and accurate data and reports. 
  • Conduct thorough validation logic on submitted data by facility health records officers 
  • Provide timely feedback to the SI team and facility records officers based on identified site-specific data quality gaps and poor performance 
  • Produce monthly data summaries to track and inform programmatic performance against targets 
  • Prepare power point presentations as requested by the program team, MoH and CDC 
  • Serve as a reliever for facility records officers by ensuring an up to date EMR and reporting compliance 
  • Offer on-site support on EMR and provide technical guidance to facility records officers; on need basis 
  • Ensure utmost security to program data 

Qualifications and Professional Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, IT/Computer Science, Informatics, 
  • Statistics or related field 
  • 1 – 3 years’ relevant data management experience in HIV or health related field 
  • Advanced computer skills in Ms-Office suite including advanced Ms-Excel and 
  • MS-Power point 
  • Team player with strong analytical capability 
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure with minimal supervision 
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