Data Quality and Use Officer

Location Nkangala, South Africa
Date Posted September 10, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type Full-time


Nkangala, Mpumalanga

BroadReach is profoundly focused on improving the health and well-being of underserved populations across the globe. We empower governments, donor groups, NGOs and private companies to operate more efficiently, improving outcomes for people in need with our intelligent solutions: A combination of our people, process and our Vantage platform.

Purpose of the position

To support the DOH data capturers and Facility information officers in the form of data collection, verification, back capturing, mentorship and in-service training and implementation of new systems, processes and procedures to improve data quality dimensions (Accuracy, Reliability, Completeness, Precision/Consistency, Timeliness, Integrity/Validity, accessibility, Confidentiality) within a facility and sub-district

Key Accountabilities (included but not limited to)

In your role as Data Quality and Use Officer you will be accountable for:

  • Data quality reporting requirements (collection, reporting forms/registers/systems and tools)
  • Capacity building (Indicator definition, SOPs, Data management processes)
  • Data quality/Integrity mechanisms and controls for continues improvement (QIP, verification tools, nerve center information meetings)
  • Support roll out of DOH data Tools
  • Stakeholder management
  • Links with district/national and other reporting systems



  • Relevant post Matric or Administration qualification
  • 2 years Health Data Management experience (DHIS, TIER.NET)
  • Driver’s license and motor vehicle

Added advantage would be any of the following qualification:


  • M&E and or Data Management qualification or Administrative qualification linked with 2 years relevant health data management experience

Experience & skills:

  • 2 years’ experience in data/information management in a Health environment
  • Knowledge of DOH major policy directives and signature programs
  • Knowledge of the public health system / Health systems awareness
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Data Management Skills within health setting
  • Computer literacy (excel pivot tables)
  • Numerical reasoning
  • Entry level analytics/ monitoring and evaluation
  • Facilitation and mentoring/capacity building

Personal qualities & Behavioural competencies

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail to Control quality and standards trough MER -Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Ability in applying technical expertise to connect the dots, make linkages and collaboratively work across the organization to optimize data quality across people and systems supported
  • Has a customer centric mindset and connect with clients at different levels
  • Function well in a team structure (team vs the individual)

Behavioural Competencies

  • Results orientation
  • Analytical thinking
  • Solution focused
  • Self-management
  • Facilitation / communication
  • Maintain confidentiality

BroadReach Culture Cornerstones

  • We serve a mission greater than ourselves
  • We do better everyday
  • We are solutions driven not problem focused
  • We turn all customers into raving fans
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