Job Opportunity at Ifakara Health Institute – Senior Data Manager – TMSA

Job Overview

Senior Data Manager – TMSA 

Ifakara Health Institute


Ifakara Health Institute

The Ifakara Health Institute is a health research organization with offices in Ifakara, Dar es Salaam, Ikwiriri, Bagamoyo, and Mtwara, Tanzania.

The Manager will support and maintain the data systems of the Project.

Position Summary

Ifakara Health Institute seeks a Senior Data Manager to to join the PMI | Tanzania Malaria Surveillance Activity (TMSA) team. The Manager will support and maintain the data systems of the Activity in close collaboration with the IT Coordinator/Software Developer. He/she will support the Activity team through developing data management and data cleaning plans, reviewing and analysing data discrepancies, managing and resolving data quality issues together with the field-based staff, and writing routine reports to the Activity team.

The PMI | Tanzania Malaria Surveillance Activity is a five-year program (August 2022 – August 2027) implemented by Ifakara Health Institute, which supports the Government of Tanzania (GOT) in reducing malaria burden and in moving towards malaria elimination. The Activity is made possible by the support of the American people through the US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The PMI | TMSA works with the GOT to reduce malaria burden and move towards the long-term goal of malaria elimination―while achieving USAID’s strategy to support institutional growth and capacity development for local institutions. The PMI | TMSA will address the urgent healthcare needs of malaria at-risk populations, especially vulnerable pregnant women and children under five, and support Tanzania partners to grow and execute malaria programs sustainably and successfully.

The PMI | TMSA project will primarily work to support both facility- and community-based malaria activities in all districts of Katavi region, as well as making contribution to the national malaria priorities through the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP).

Qualification and Experience

  • A Master in Computer Science/Information Technology/Health Informatics or Statistics is required with 5 years of experience in data systems, programming, and analytic experience.
  • Experience in the health sector with health information systems would be an asset.

More Info & How to Apply

Apply by 23:59hrs on Thursday, September 15th 2022. For more details and how to apply, read the job annnouncement: Senior Data Manager – TMSA

Mode of Application

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

All e-mail application subject lines should include: Senior Data Manager – TMSA. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Human Resources Manager
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Email: [email protected]

The deadline for this application is 23:59hrs on Thursday, September 15 th 2022.



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