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Data Officer


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AIDS Healthcare Foundation - Ethiopia


AHF-Ethiopia Country Office, AA, Ethiopia 


Health Care

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Full time

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Job Description:

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global not-for-profit organization that provides cutting edge medicine and advocacy regardless of individuals' ability to pay. Since 1987, AHF has cared for thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS worldwide. As we create and implement unparalleled programs in new communities globally, we expand delivery of healthcare and influence over policy with the sole aim of saving more lives.
Currently AHF is providing HIV treatment and care to more than 930,000 patients in 41 countries worldwide. Headquartered at Los Angeles, California, USA, AHF is striving to replicate such achievents to countries like Ethiopia so that needy citizens get the chance to benefit from the program.
To deliver the said services effectively and efficiently, AHF wishes to recruit a dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven, and result oriented professionals to fill required positions.

Job Summary
The Data Officer is responsible for generating accurate information, quality reports and analyzing data as required. S/he will ensure safety and retrieval of data at the designated site. The position will also supervise Data Entry Clerks to ensure high quality of data and mainatin functionality of the medical records management systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide data management and clerical support to AHF-Ethiopia and AHF-supported sites to ensure that the data is well maintained with maximum quality and confidentiality through both electronic and hard copies with an organized filling and storage systems to enable easy retrieval
  • Ensure that the Medical Records System and other data systems are functional to support quality assurance, validity, accuracy and integrity of the program data
  • Produces weekly, monthly, and quarterly analyzed and informative reports and makes submission of reports according to AHF PPR standards and to government standards
  • Review data for accuracy, completeness, and identifying errors for cleaning and lead data audit and validation activities at AHF and AHF supported facilities
  • Ensure that data is captured in the HMIS tools in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensuring availability of required HMIS tools i.e. registers, forms, guidelines and any other relevant tools and ensure that updating of both the ART and Pre-ART Registers and any related tools is done
  • Mentor data clerks and clinic staff on how to collect and report HMIS data and provides timely feedback to data queries including data inconsistencies or missing data
  • Closely work with the medical and prevention team in assuring data quality control and quality improvement in all the operation areas of AHF
  • Work with the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer and other teams to support program monitoring, evaluation, planning and data quality assurance
  • Assures protection of the systems and data by performing at least one system back up
  • Assists when and where requested in developing improved patient records management
  • Attends required data management trainings, meetings and provides input to enhance data systems
  • Organize and provide refresher trainings to data clerks, temporary staffs, and others who may have direct or indirect relation to data collection, analysis, and utilization

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Health Informatics, Information Science, Demography, or other related fields from a recognized university with more than 3 years’ experience in a field directly related to HIV/AIDS and specified responsibilities
  • Flexible, proactive and able to organize work independently as well as work in a team
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and writing
  • Excellent knowledge on computer programs and data base management skills
  • Effective time management and meeting deadlines on regular basis
  • Good interpersonal and written communication with good command of English Language

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by email to: Regional Human Resources Manager – AHF Africa Bureau, through: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org
The application must include cover letter of interest, detailed updated CV, copy of academic documents and other credentials, and must be submitted before the deadline.
Workstation for all positions will be in Addis Ababa
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
NB:- Please don’t forget to write the position you are applying on the subject line of your email.

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation - Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia

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