Data Management Officer Job in South Sudan

August 22, 2013
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Job Description

Data Management Officer Job Vacancy

Data Management Officer Job in South Sudan at Save the Children

Job Title: Senior Data Management Officer

Job Ref. SC-V-04

Position Availability: Open to South Sudanese Nationals Only

Location: Juba

Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

Job Objective

The Data Management Officer Job holder will be required to support quality of programming through efficient data management

Key Responsibilities

The Data Management Officer job entails:

  • Developing good working relations with Monitoring and Evaluation and program staff to ensure that data management and learning remains a high priority in all programs;
  • Contributing to the recruitment process for new data management officers in the country program, when required;
  • Representing SC in Monitoring and Evaluation coordination meetings with key health partners;
  • Assisting in gathering relevant secondary information and survey reports online and from partners including NBS that could support SC programming.
  • Organizing and facilitating database training programs based on an agreed standardized training module and project framework;
  • Providing technical assistance to staff in data quality assurance and reporting;
  • Mentoring SC Monitoring and Evaluation Officers and local partner staff on data management.
  • Overseeing the day-to-day management of the central HNMIS database, keeping it up-to-date, accurate and user friendly.
  • Ensuring the field staff give compete, timely and regular input into database.
  • Providing regular reports as requested by Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor / sector advisors/ managers according to the agreed format and schedule
  • Ensuring proper storage/filing of documents and electronic copies of reports and maintaining the Monitoring and Evaluation Library in Juba
  • Assisting SC staff in the provision of current information for programmatic, reporting and advocacy purposes.
  • Any other data management or reporting duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

The Data Management Officer Job holder must have:

  • Qualification in either computer science, statistics, health statistics or related field (degree preferable)
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in data management and/or monitoring and evaluation;
  • Knowledge of principles and current approaches to data management
  • Proven experience capacity building
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point, SPSS).
  • Experience working with and understanding of the current Ministry of Health Health Management Information Systems
  • Experience in collection and analysis of quality Epidemiological and surveillance data
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English

Deadline: Aug/30/2013

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

The position must be clearly indicated on the application form and envelop.

Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted and any copies of document submitted will not be return to the applicants. Females’ candidates are highly encouraged to apply

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their application and CV to [email protected]  and copy [email protected]

or

Send hard copy to :

HR Officer SCI
Save the Children,
HQ Juba Office,

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