Meharry Medical College Global Health and HIV Clinical services
Posted Job
2 months ago

Data Manager x4

The PEPFAR-funded Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Global Health Consortium (GHC) project is designed to transform clinical HIV practice to provide high quality, comprehensive, inter-professional care, and treatment to people living with HIV with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of healthcare, clinic workflow, and team building leading to improved health outcomes.

Meharry Medical College Global Health and HIV Clinical Services is a consortium of the HBCU project and is currently implementing projects aimed at improving the quality of care for mothers and babies in selected Ministry of Health (MOH) healthcare facilities in the country. Meharry is working on expanding its work to additional MOH facilities. As a result of this expansion, the project is recruiting for the following full-time positions to be based at the scale up sites in Lusaka.

Reporting to the Senior Data Manager, the Data Manager will:

  • Manage and maintain paper and electronic records gathered from the facility.
  • Harmonize the data across multiple platforms, i.e., HTC/ART, Smartcare, HMIS, eSCMIS (formerly eLMIS), patient charts and registries in MCH.
  • Organize, verify, upload, and analyzing data.
  • Plan and implement software upgrades by maintaining, evaluating, and improving process efficiency of the system.
  • Serve as the primary liaison with data management specialist in Meharry supported sites regarding the transfer and uploading data.
  • Ensure timely collection and reporting of data reports on all required indicators.
  • Provide routine feedback on 95:95:95 indicators for pediatric HIV to the facilities where Meharry is implementing activities.
  • Conduct routine Data Quality Audits to ensure high quality clinical data.
  • Provide technical assistance and mentorship to data management staff in the new sites of implementation.
  • Develop protocols to measure results and identification of problem areas in MCH at the facility.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Meharry Management.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Diploma in mathematics, statistics, computer science or related fields.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to use necessary databases and software.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working as a data manager.
  • Trained in Smartcare, HMIS operations, eSCMIS, and other Ministry of Health (MOH)-sanctioned electronic health record systems in Zambia.
  • Experience working with confidential and sensitive personal information.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Fluent in English; excellent written and oral communication skills, including facilitation and cross-cultural communication; attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Method of Application

For consideration please send cover letter and CV with position applied for in the subject line to this email below:

Please note that due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
21 Aug 20:01
Email applications to

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