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Health Information Systems Officer


Daadab, Kenya

2 weeks ago

Job Description

Plan and design practices, processes and procedures that allow for effective management of people, resources and processes to optimize overall organizational performance. Assessing and controlling the center’s exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations. Develop new, better or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives that result in improvement of the settlement’s performance and meeting objectives, results and organization’s commitments. Determine data to be collected based on program and organizational needs. Perform analysis to determine adequacy of data collection and evaluation processes. Organize, implement and enforce data management procedures. Train employees on proper data management tools and equipment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Extensive knowledge of data management soft wares
  2. Possesses excellent mathematical abilities and organizational skills
  3. Exhibit superior presentation skills and ability to explain complex processes to others
  4. Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills and pays close attention to detail
  5. Possesses strong interpersonal skills and well as superior written and verbal communication skills
  6. Demonstrates the ability to be self-motivated and accomplish job tasks with little to no supervision
  7. Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, email and utilization of the internet

Education + Experience

  1. Diploma in Health Information Systems or related field 2 Years’ experience in both routine and non-routine data management of community based programs
  2. Demonstrable ability to undertake programming and/or analysis in one or more of: SPSS, STATA, MySQL, share point technologies