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Employment Strategic Information Manager

at TB/HIV Care Association in Cape Town

The purpose of the post is to oversee the organizations data management processes with an emphasis on efficiency and automation and will critically assess and redefine analytics and reporting for the organization. This includes reporting on progress against targets, analysis that informs strategic decision making and monitoring and evaluation.
Minimum requirements:
• Higher Degree in Data Management, Statistics, Public Health, Social Sciences, Health Information Sciences or other relevant degree
• Diploma or related qualification in Project Management
• Must have more than 5 years’ working experience in a sector with strong information management
• Must have been the lead on research publications
• Valid code 8 drivers licence and own transport
• Clear criminal record
Key Performance Areas:
• Data and Knowledge Management
 Designs new M&E activities and refines existing ones to meet changing organizations priorities as new funding and activities are added to the THCA portfolio including but not limited to PEPFAR/CDC, Global Fund, and DOH
 Responsible for the development of the data capture system, moving it from a paper based system to an electronic based system
 Collects, validates, analyzes, interprets, and summarizes data collected from the various programmes
 Drives the development plan for THCA Strategic Information
 Identifies opportunities for research based on current data collected
 Creates a central repository for all SOP’s and implements a document and version control system
• Operational Support
 Supports the Programme Managers with the programme specific reporting, targets, indicators, and other relevant tools
 Supports, mentors and capacitates other THCA staff to develop a research portfolio in support of the following strategic activities (health system strengthening, HIV/TB/STI prevention, improved linkage/cascade into treatment care and support, and operations/implementation science). Provides technical assistance on study/research design and data analysis for THCA programmes
• Operational Research and Reporting
 Overseas the compilation and submission of reports on the progress and achievements as per due dates for programme specific and/or funder requirements
 Ensures finalized reports into a central database and prepares presentations and coordinates the presentation of findings to the rest of the management team and subcontractors
• Continuous Quality Improvement
 Identifies opportunity for improvement
 Works with Programme managers and subcontractors to ensure implementation of agreed recommendations and processes
 Ensures all recommendations are documented and SOP’s updated
• Leadership
 Leads, plans, coordinates and implements the development of research protocols, studies, demonstration projects and formative assessments (clinical, operational and implementation based)
 Manages all M&E related projects

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
• Excellent visual design sense regarding clear and accurate data presentation
• Demonstrates ability to deal with large volumes of data with high levels of accuracy and speed;
• Advanced computer literacy; to perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of electronic databases; Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint; experience with statistical software (STATA, SPSS, SAS or EpiInfo); and knowledge of ETR, and DHIS will be advantageous
• Ability to travel regularly within South Africa

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Closing date: 30 June 2017

Only online applications will be accepted. Preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of TB/HIV Care Association. We also encourage people with disabilities to apply. In the event that you do not hear from us after a month of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. TB/HIV Care Association reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

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