HIV Jobs in South Africa – Data Quality Monitor

Website TB HIV Care

Job Description:

The data quality monitor will be based at sub-district level and will ensure that key data quality dimensions such as validity, reliability, integrity, precision, timeliness, accuracy, worth, completeness, confidentiality and ethics are met, for all data collected at facility and community levels. This position will contribute to the development and maintenance of the high standard of data collected and reported and assists with conducting routine data quality assessments (RDQA) and audits. The data quality monitor will work closely with M&E officers, quality improvement officers and district health information managers to provide oversight and technical support on improving data quality to facility and community-level staff, as well as data capturers, through facility-level supervision and support visits, capacity building and data quality assurance

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that data management systems and procedures are in place, implemented and adhered to
  • Conduct routine data quality assessments (RDQA) / data quality audits
  • Provide guidance to facility and community staff, relating to the effective ways to implement and adhere to the six key stages of data management
  • Promote data usage for continuous quality improvement through feedback, training and capacity building activities
  • Conduct regular data verification visits, including detailed checking of reported data against source documents
  • Assist data capturers, facility and community staff, to develop data quality management plan (DQMP) to maintain data quality standards
  • Work with the M&E officers to develop and implement data quality assessment tools
  • Oversee TB project data management reports, as well as participate in data review meetings
  • Perform basic data analysis with the view to provide recommendations on improvement of data quality measures and controls
  • Write professional reports and provide feedback on data quality issues detected.

Job Requirements:

  • Leadership
  • Computer literacy and IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reporting and statistics
  • Problem-solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and administration skills
  • Stakeholder management

Qualification & Experience:

  • Valid driver’s licence and be willing to travel
  • NQF level 6 or equivalent qualification in data management or statistics, health, public health, social sciences, information technology, or related field will be an advantage
  • Good understanding and experience in using one of the following NDoH information management systems (District Health Information System (DHIS), TIER.Net, Electronic Drug Resistance Register (EDRWEB), and/ Patient Record and Health Management Information System (PREHIMS) or Primary Health Care Information System (PHCIS), will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 years’ experience in data quality management, verification, conducting routine data quality assessments (RDQA) or data quality audits
  • Clear criminal record

Job Details:

Company: TB HIV Care

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Amathole, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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