Data Manager – Ministry of Health (National Tuberculosis And Leprosy Program)

Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop TB and Leprosy surveillance tools
Oversee and provide guidance on TB and Leprosy data management including laboratory data management
Supervise timely collection of all TB related data from various sources and to verify its accuracy.
Analyze all TB data in accordance with the program monitoring indicators and provide timely feedback.
Develop summary of quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports on TB data per schedule. vi. Collaborate with stakeholders in training of health workers in data management.
vii. Any other duties as assigned by the Program Manager.

Experience and Qualifications
Bachelor of science in statistics from accredited university
More than 5 years of experience working on TB and Leprosy or program settings focused on analysis and use of routinely available data in Tanzania.
Proven knowledge and experience of Tanzania health management information system (HMIS)
Knowledge and skills to use DHIS2 system
Experience in processing health research/assessment and data
Proficient in using analytical tools such as STATA, SPSS, and
Microsoft Excel vii. Experience working with international or national partners including international or regional organizations and national institutions
viii. Experience in data management ix. Excellent written and oral presentation skills
Age limit: 50 years.
Terms of Employment: 3 years Contract (Renewable based on Performance and availability of funds).

Method of Application
Interested candidates are to submit their motivational letter, copy of the latest CV in one document indicating their preferred work station and copies of academic certificates, practice license for the specific professional cadre if any.
The subject line of your job application letter should indicate the position that you are applying for: your CV must include the information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work-related traceable referees. All correspondence MUST reach the Ministry before 15:30hrs December 26th 2020 and channeled through the following address:
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children,
Government City
Health Road
P.O Box 743,
40478 DODOMA.

Note that;
Any application sent later than the mentioned date and time will not be considered.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; if you are not contacted within two weeks after the deadline of this advert, consider yourself unsuccessful.
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The deadline for submitting the application is 26 December 2020