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Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MoH); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.


MDH secured an award to implement and oversee a Three (3) year Global Fund Project from 2024 to 2026. The Project is aiming to tackle systemic obstacles that hinder progress in achieving better outcomes for HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria while simultaneously striving for equity, sustainability, and enduring impact. In line with this endeavor, MDH, as Prime for Global Fund Project, is in search of qualified individuals to fill the following job vacancies.


Job Title: Data Manager (1 Post)

Reports to: Project Director

Location: Dar Es Salaam


Job Summary

The Data Manager is responsible for providing leadership, management and technical assistance in the development and implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation systems supporting GF project. This includes developing and updating the Monitoring and Evaluation strategy and framework for excellent program monitoring and evaluation, as well as related policies, guidelines and standard procedures. S/he is responsible for effective program data management that includes collection, cleaning, archiving, analyzing and reporting to Project Director at MDH and donor as it might be required. S/he will incorporate innovation and best practices in data utilization. Also, will be responsible for data management processes and tools to ensure effective program management during implementation.


Main Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Lead a team supporting timely, accurate and appropriate reporting project activities and results to the program management team.
  2. Collaborate with the project team to design and implement M&E systems to collect, manage and disseminate data by reporting progress towards the program objectives.
  3. Ensure that routinely collected data summaries are available in a timely fashion and a user-friendly format for regular use in program monitoring.
  4. Ensure that the Project best supports districts and regional efforts to review and improve program performance through the use of quality routinely collected data.
  5. Work with the Strategic Information team to ensure electronic systems are in place to manage and disseminate program data from client to national level.
  6. Ensure timely and complete data entry from paper-based sources to electronic sources.
  7. Review completed paper-based tools and compare electronic data entries with source documents on a regular basis to verify accuracy of data and make corrections as needed.
  8. Track referral forms and conduct verification with registers and databases at facilities to verify completed referrals and linkage outcomes.
  9. Facilitate generation of queries and ensure data cleaning activities are conducted systematically.
  10.  Conduct regular data quality assessments and joint supportive supervision with CHMT team to ensure the highest degree of program data quality.
  11. Develop all monthly, quarterly, and other reports on all indicators for submission and review to central team.
  12. Ensure all team members maintain security of data tools at all times, including protecting the confidentiality of records and data.
  13. Involved in data reporting quarterly, semi-annually (SAPR) and annually (APR) and any other reports as necessary by GOT and Donor.


Requirements, Education, work experience and skills:

  1. Bachelor degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Data science, or a related discipline and Master’s degree in Public Health, or a related field is must.
  2. At Least Five to Seven (5 – 7) years of experience in Public health, preferably in the field of HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment Projects.
  3. Familiarity with relevant international and national guidelines and regulations related to HIV and AIDS programs.
  4. Experience in project management, including overseeing data collection and analysis components.
  5. A strong understanding of HIV and AIDS, including the epidemiology, prevention, treatment, and care aspects.
  6. Proficiency in data collection methodologies, statistical analysis, and data visualization.
  7. Experience in managing and maintaining databases for HIV and AIDS-related data.
  8. Strong skills in statistical software (e.g. Python, SPSS) to analyze and interpret project data.
  9. Familiarity with database systems such as SQL, and experience in data entry and retrieval.
  10. Ability to create clear and informative data visualizations (e.g., charts, graphs) to communicate findings effectively.
  11. Knowledge of ethical guidelines and regulations regarding the handling of sensitive health data.
  12. Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, researchers, and community organizations.
  13. Proficiency in generating reports and presenting findings to stakeholders.
  14. Strong problem-solving skills to address data-related challenges that may arise during the project.
  15. Sensitivity to cultural and social factors that may impact data collection and project outcomes, especially in the context of HIV and AIDS.



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