Performance Based Financing (PBF) Data Manager

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Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa 
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Job Description

Job Opportunity  



Performance Based Financing (PBF) Data Manager

Reference number: Rec/072/222


Closing Date: 12-August-22 


Location: Addis Ababa (HITD)

Employment Type: Full time with definite term contract

Salary: As per the organization scale 


Aim of the project

Performance Based Financing (PBF) differs from classical health financing which relies on input financing for its activities that are not linked to any results produced by the health facility. In a supply side PBF health system strengthening approach, the financing of the health facility is linked with its performance. PBF creates a strong motivator for actors to perform better, improve health information systems and provide quality services. Currently Ministry of Health jointly with Cordaid Ethiopia is on the process of initiating pilot PBF project in three regions to look into the applicability of the program in Ethiopia.


Purpose of the position                                                       

The PBF Data Manager or Focal Person has some experience and up-to-date knowledge and skills in M&E and MIS for health systems and healthcare provision. S/he must be familiar with the HMIS data context and working with health facilities. S/he must have experience in data management, analysis, reporting and use. S/he should have experience with Performance-Based Financing (PBF) programs or other health financing/economics programs.


  Key Responsibilities and Tasks  


Key Result Area

Responsibilities and Accountability


Quality and integrity of data collection

§  Monitoring the quality of program data during data collection and encoding into the database.

§  Verify the quality of PBF subsidies invoices due for payment and ensure that proper feedback is given to field officers.

§  Providing technical support to field officers to ensure data integrity in data collection, and standard reporting.

§  Provide technical support in the implementation of data quality, management and analysis plans for PBF programs.

Data Management

§  Analyse and troubleshoots PBF data system user issues to implement a resolution or escalate the case as appropriate.

§  Scripting PBF data collection forms in ODK or similar systems for mobile data collection and the subsequent monitoring of data.

§  Lead the processes for data cleaning

Data Analysis and reporting

§  Produce analysis for ad-hoc and regular program reports.

§  Support the team in disseminating institutional learning through presentations, reports and publications.

§  Interpret data and provide recommendations based on findings from the analyzed datasets.

Capacity Building

§  Provides ongoing training and technical assistance to PBF data system users via email, phone, webcast, and on site as appropriate.

§  Facilitate performance review meetings with program staff to enable the teams understand and use data.

§  Identify data capacity gaps within staff and stakeholders and design appropriate capacity building plans to address the identified gaps.


Additional assignment




The PBF Data Focal Manager will also perform additional works provided by the HITD as the need arises.


§  Monthly data completeness and accuracy dashboard/report

§  Quarterly data analysis/report

§  Quarterly Results Framework

Job Requirements

Qualifications and experience required  

§  University Degree, preferably in Statistics, Computer science, or related field

§  Five years experience for MSc or 8 years for B.Sc. degree holders, two of which should be in health financing or health data management and analysis

§  Training in DHIS2 customisation and configuration

§  Affinity with health data capturing and analysis

§  Ability to pay attention to detail.

§  Affinity with data software/programming, including advanced MS Excel and SQL,

§  Able to assure confidentiality.

§  Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.

§  Good working knowledge of English language


Core Competences

§  Collaboration

§  Integrity

§  Organizational Awareness

§  Networking

§  Planning & Organization

§  Problem solving

§  Analytical 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can submit their application letter and CV written in English, with email contact details of at least 3 professional references including immediate line manager to the following email? [email protected] . The vacancy reference number along with the title of the post needs to be written in the subject of the email

Please note due to urgency of the vacancy, the selection may be done on a rolling basis. 

CORDAID is an equal opportunities employer and women are strongly encouraged to apply.  

All applications submitted cannot be returned. An integrity check will be part of the recruitment procedure. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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