Data Officer Job in Kenya
World Vision Kenya is a leading Christian relief, development
and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
Our programmes are spread across in most parts of Kenya.
OVC DREAMS – Tumikia Mtoto Project
We are seeking highly competent and outstanding individuals to
fill the following position:
Job Title: Data Management Officer – Tumikia Mtoto
Reporting to: Data Manager
Work Location: Nairobi / Kiambu
position: Responsible for the organization, maintenance, updating of OVC
and DREAMS databases and management information systems including CPIMS, DATIM,
and other database systems at World Vision, Director of Children’s Services
(DCS) and LIP level and generation of report to inform decision making.
Data management (Data collection, Validation, analysis,
aggregation and interpretation) 40%
Support data collection and collation activities for the
Ensure that all Tumikia Mtoto Databases and information systems
are updated on a timely basis with quality data.
Run relevant reports from the different databases and systems
and provide indicator reports for project use.
Conduct data analysis using appropriate statistical packages
(SPSS, STATA, Advanced excel among others) and consolidate data factsheets for
use during learning forums, reporting and management decision making.
Ensure verification, validation, review of results reported and
presentation of findings
Support the filling and storage of data in recommended document
libraries/platforms (both online and physical as required)
Support the use of technology for monitoring, evaluation,
accountability and learning including gathering of GIS coordinates for project
site locations and development of service maps.
Project Monitoring Evaluation & Learning Systems Set up 25%
Support in the development of the MEL plan in liaison with the
Data Manager and MEL team.
Support in the implementation of a data management plan to
ensure optimal project data quality, authenticity and accuracy including
periodic data quality assessments, data cleaning and verification before
reporting to the donor.
In collaboration with the technical team help to develop data
collection tools/ templates and other monitoring tools
Support the digitization of all data collection tools and
questionnaires during periodic surveys.
Develop a system (both manual and digital) to track and manage
community defined indicators and feedback received from the community feedback
and accountability mechanisms
Support in the review and implementation of data management
systems including data security, analysis plan, dissemination aids, templates
Support the establishment and operationalization of a digital
data management system and beneficiary tracking and graduation system and
databases for OVC and AGYW as appropriate
Participate in the roll out and ensure proper functioning of the
CPIMS, DATIM, the DREAMs Database and other project data solutions.
Identify any system issues, support trouble shooting and
maintenance of the systems.
Lead review, and strengthen capacity of DCS, and LIPs to
effectively collect, store, retrieve, use, and transmit data to inform program
Support in the development of capacity building plans for staff
Support in the capacity building of project staff and partners
on database use, data management, analysis, and reporting.
Facilitate data validation in technical working groups and
during learning and reflection forums
Support partner/stakeholder data and information sharing and
dissemination protocols for authorized data as stipulated in partnership
Facilitate the use of project data by partners, staff, and other
stakeholders to inform decision-making and to identify lessons learned and
Collaboration and Partner engagements 5%
Participate and represent Tumikia Mtoto project in data
management technical working groups, including CPIMS technical working group as
it may be delegated by the Data Manager.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or
designee from time to time
Attend and lead daily devotions.
Knowledge, Skills and
At least Bachelor’s degree in Demography, Statistics, Data
management, Computer Science/Information technology, Information Systems
Management, or related field; a relevant master’s degree would be an added
Five years of relevant professional experience in project-level
data management, including development of data flow maps, data collection tools,
reporting forms, and project databases.
Minimum five years practical experience in M&E system
coordination/ implementation in a large international non-governmental
organization or other international relief/development body.
Experience in working on donor funded programs and MEAL
experience in “OVC/DREAMS” with USAID and other multilateral donor funded
projects is an added advantage
Knowledge of technical principles, concepts and current
approaches in MEAL.
Excellent knowledge of SPSS and EPI Info. and/or other
statistical analysis package (SAS, STATA, R)
Excellent understanding of database design and development,
database programming (in Access, SQL).
Experience in DATIM, OLMIS, DHIS & CPIMS, including
knowledge of OVC MER indicators and data collection tools is mandatory.
Experience in using mobile-data collection and management
software (e.g. ODK, Commcare, I-form builder, Kobo, RR collect).
Knowledge of data visualization and business information
software such as Tableau and Power BI will be an added advantage.
Excellent analytic and computer skills; skilled in MS Office
Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access; and high-level IT
skills including computer programming
Skills in developing project M&E databases desired.
Ability to work with large datasets.
Ability to work and deliver under intense pressure.
For more information on the job and application procedure,
please visit: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-africa and
submit your online application including a detailed CV, current and expected
salary, with names pf three referees, current Police Clearance Certificate or
proof of application for the same will be required during interviews.
Application deadline is April 11, 2021 at midnight.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
World Vision is a child focused organization and upholds the
rights and wellbeing of children.
Our recruitment and selection procedures include screening and
background checking for child abuse related offenses.
World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.
World Vision does not use employment agencies nor does it charge
money for recruitment, interviews, or medical checks.
More information about vacancies can be found on our official
careers page https://careers.wvi.org/.
You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months)
Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in
case you are shortlisted