Lusaka Provincial Health Office (LPHO)
Posted Job
about 1 year ago

Data Management Specialist (x1)

Lusaka Provincial Health Office (LPHO) with Support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the under listed position:

Location: Lusaka Provincial Health Office

Job Purpose: To coordinate and supervise data collection, aggregation and processing of data in order to facilitate storage and retrieval of information for decision making.

Reports to:

Team Lead – Strategic Information and M& E

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Design and development of data collection tools for COAg supported programs.
  • To effectively provide quality control measures, identify problems and provide feedback to Data staff.
  • To provide data analysis and feedback to the program teams and facilities.
  • Undertakes effectively, monitoring and evaluation of data systems in order to facilitate generation of quality data for project interventions.
  • Coordinates capacity building and training of M&E staff in order to enhance data management.
  • Undertakes timely, development and review of systems in order to ensure user friendly systems.
  • Design and creation of routine performance monitoring tools
  • Supervises effectively the Compilation and Submission of all the required reports for management, MOH, CDC and other partners, accurately and timely in the templates provided; and
  • Supervises effectively, human and material resources in order to attain the set objectives of the Unit

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate.
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies.
  • At least Three (3) years relevant job experience.
  • Experience in Facility Information Management Systems (FIMs).
  • Proficiency in statistical packages such as SPSS, STATA etc. will be an added advantage.
  • Good proficiency in oral and written English as well interpersonal skills.
  • Other Attributes:
  • Must have high level of confidentiality and Integrity.
  • Trustworthy and Honest.

How to Apply

Interested candidates meeting the above stated qualifications and attributes are required to submit their applications with the following documents; Curriculum Vitae with Three (3) traceable Referees, Academics and Professional Qualifications, Full Registration with relevant professional bodies where applicable to the address below:

An attractive package will be offered to successful applicants who will be appointed on Contract for an initial period of Three (3) months subject to renewal depending on performance.

Applicants should provide valid phone numbers for easy communication.

Applications should be clearly marked “Application for vacant District Case Based Surveillance Officer under LPHO/ CDC Support”

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kindly note that GRZ serving officers are not eligible to apply.

The Provincial Health Director,

Lusaka Provincial Health Office,

3 Saise Road, Long Acres,

PO Box 32573,


Application deadline
27 Jul 15:00

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