Data Officer - Health Electrification and Telecommunication Alliance (HETA) at Abt Associates

  • Published date: November 16, 2023
  • Category: Administrative & Office
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • HETA is looking for a Data Officer to support its MEL Director by managing collection, capturing, data efficiently, conducting analysis, and ensuring data quality, integrity, and security which is essential for the success of HETA.

Core Responsibilities

  • Gather and record data related to health facility electrification and telecommunications, including project progress.

  • Analyze data to track progress and outcomes and generate insights that can inform decision-making and improve program efficiency.

  • Maintain and update databases to ensure data accuracy and accessibility while following data security protocols.

  • Create customized reports and dashboards to communicate key findings, program progress and outcomes to stakeholders.

  • Use customizable queries to generate project reports and statistics.

  • Associate graphics and mapping features with data for visual representation.

  • Ensure geolocation of data, particularly for facilities and indicators.

  • Create interactive maps to represent project-related information.

  • Ensure data quality by implementing validation checks and data cleaning procedures.

  • Monitor data accuracy by verifying that data values align with expected values.

  • Ensure that all required data fields are complete, and missing data is appropriately handled or resolved.

  • Perform periodic data audits to verify data accuracy and integrity.

  • Identify and rectify discrepancies between the data management system and source data.

  • Protect confidential program data and ensure compliance with relevant data protection regulations.

  • Train and educate staff on data management best practices and the use of data-related tools and systems.

  • Develop and implement tools to track program performance and identify areas for improvement.

  • Establish a Document Management System (DMS) for archiving and managing all documentation related to indicators and reporting per the MEL plan.

  • Address data-related challenges and provide solutions to improve data management processes.

  • Any other duties as requested by HETA management team.

What We Value

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Information Technology, Computer Science, Data Management, Data Science, Statistics, or a related discipline.

  • Proficiency in data management software and tools, database management, data analysis tools, and relevant programming languages (e.g., SQL, Python, R, Tableau and Airtable). Excel, and data visualization software. Familiarity with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) may also be beneficial.

  • At least 5 years of experience in Data Management and MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning) in health or development programs, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience with electrification or telecommunication programs is a plus.

  • Experience in project management, including planning, monitoring, and evaluation.

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders.

  • The associate should be based in the following surrounding areas: Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique

  • Proficiency in collecting, storing, organizing, and maintaining data for health facility electrification, and telecommunication

  • Ability to analyze data to identify trends, patterns, and areas for improvement.

  • Experience in managing databases, ensuring data security, and optimizing database performance.

  • Familiarity with relevant software and tools for data management and analysis, as well as knowledge of data security and privacy best practices.

  • The capability to identify and solve data-related issues, ensuring data accuracy and reliability.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Abt Associates on to apply


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