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SHDEPHA+ vacancy Hiring Data Officer

SHDEPHA+ vacancy Hiring Data Officer

SHDEPHA+, which stands for Service, Health, and Development for People living with HIV/AIDS, is a national non-governmental organization established on November 21, 1994. Registered under number SO 8216, the organization originated from the initiatives of fifteen individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Their aim was to create a network, mobilize resources to assist those living with HIV/AIDS, and combat the spread of the disease. Initially focusing on HIV/AIDS, SHDEPHA+ has expanded its scope over the years to cover various development interventions. It now addresses issues related to both infected and affected individuals in around 8 Regions of Tanzania Mainland.

Position Data Officer (1) 
Location Msalala District Council, 
Deadline 08th March 2024 
Report to Monitoring and evaluation officer  
Project USAID EpiC PROJECT 
Contract Type 6 months with renewal based on performance and availability funds.

Vacancy: Data Officer at SHDEPHA+ in Tanzania

In partnership with FHI360, SHDEPHA+ is implementing the Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project in Arusha and Shinyanga Regions. This global project, funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The EpiC project provides strategic technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery (DSD) to meet UNAIDS goals and improve HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. SHDEPHA+ is currently hiring for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and Data Officer for Arusha Region and Shinyanga Regions.

Organizational Background:

Position Overview: Data Officer

The Data Officer will provide technical support and oversight for the implementation of community-based activities in the district. This includes data obtained from targeted populations such as community-based HIV testing and services, pre-exposure prophylaxis, HIV self-testing, linkage to care, family planning, services for gender-based violence victims, and sexually transmitted infection screening. The Data Officer will proficiently analyze and translate performance indicators, closely track project trends, and collaborate with the data manager and other technical staff to ensure accurate data entry into all project systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately enter data and generate output reports from databases, cross-checking with data sources for accuracy.
  • Assist the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in maintaining records of all forms collected from field activities, organizing completed forms efficiently.
  • Ensure routine data entry and updates in the database.
  • Review all data collection forms submitted to the office, identify errors, and work with responsible providers, volunteers, and project officers to clear them.
  • Ensure data collection at the field level adheres to EpiC guidelines, is well-organized, analyzed, and results are shared with the data manager.
  • Conduct data verification and periodic audits to maintain consistent data quality.

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Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Information Technology.
  • Training in Monitoring and Evaluation, community mobilization, and counseling is advantageous.
  • Experience in HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programming.
  • Familiarity with community health practices and capacities.
  • Ability to engage with Community Health Workers, Health Committees, and Health Staff at different district council levels.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Capable of timely data collection, verification, compilation, and analysis as required by EpiC.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.

Job Application Procedure:

SHDEPHA+ Tanzania upholds equal opportunity employment practices, based on merit factors, and does not discriminate against applicants based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Method of Application:

For the latest Data Officer at SHDEPHA+ in Tanzania To apply, please send your application via email to: recruitmentskahamashdepha@gmail.com / recruitments@shdepha.org. Ensure to mention the “Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Arusha Region” or Data Officer Msalala DC in the subject line of the email. All applicants must include a cover letter.

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