Monday, August 7, 2017



Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a not for profit making organization addressing public health priorities. MDH works with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, academic and non-academic institutions within the country and worldwide, to address tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, maternal and child health and to undertake initiatives to advance public health research, education, and services for improving the lives of people. MDH seeks to recruit an individual to fill in the data manager job position based in Dar es Salaam, reporting to Senior Data

1. Develop and maintain a core database and associated data entry and analysis applications
2. Design, implement and maintain a database management system using SQL, SAS and Microsoft Access
3. Providing technical support to staff based on CTC database.
4. Train staff on the current software applications and data related issues
5. Develop and maintain software applications using Visual Basic
6. Support coordination of data management, quality control, carrying out research, and analysis and report writing

7. Work programming team including setting written standards and documented monitoring of work.
8. Support the development of supportive supervision and data auditing guidelines for all the data recording and reporting system supported by MDH
9. Coordinate the support and mentorship to districts and health facilities teams on data management processes
10. Timely production of all relevant reports
11. Coordinate appropriate documentation of all activities performed in the data unit
12. Attend all other duties as assigned by the Senior Data Manager

Qualifications and Experience:
1. A minimum first degree in Computer Science, Health Informatics, Database development or management of data systems is a requirement
2. Additional training in statistics or public health will be added advantage
3. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in working at management level position for data systems especially in HIV care and treatment setting
4. Demonstrated data analysis and report writing skills using
5. Experience using the government CTC2 database, or equivalent
6. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili
7. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision

Interested candidates should submit an application letter, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees by August 18, 2017, to the Human Resource Manager through e-mail or dropped by hand at the MDH Head Office in Mikocheni, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Source: The Guardian 07 August, 2017