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;
Qualifications
  • 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 hr@mgickenya.org 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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