Strategic Information Officer Job in Kenya - Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation

Sep 6, 2016

University of Maryland
School of Medicine
Strategic Information Officer – Nairobi, Kisii & Migori
The Strategic Information Officer will primarily be responsible for supporting HIV-related data management at University of Maryland’s supported facilities in Nairobi. 
S/he will mentor site data clerks in management of patient records and information and report generation. 
S/he will be attached to a TA team and will be responsible health facilities under that TA team.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Routine data management including data collection, collation, analysis and reporting;
  • Provide specialized training to facility and other partner staff in Health Information Systems including IQCare and other databases;
  • Provide IT Support and data analysis training to health facility staff with focus on use of IQCare
  • Ensure that all national HIV related tools are available in supported facilities and health care workers are mentored to use them appropriately
  • Support facility teams to ensure timely reporting
  • Conduct data quality control/assurance activities;
  • Provide mentorship to site data clerks on HIV related M&E systems
  • Manage project databases and generate reports for donor reporting and project management; and
  • Develop SQL queries and related activities;
  • Bachelor’s degree in HMIS, IT/Computer Science/IS, Public Health Informatics, Statistics or Mathematics
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working with HIV data systems
  • SPSS certificate (optional)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced computer skills including advanced excel, MS access,
How to Apply
If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV to by September 16, 2016. 

Candidates are required to quote the TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. 

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.


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