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18 Data collection supervisors needed at JSI

18 Data collection supervisors needed at JSI, February 26 2022

Deadline: 03.06.2022



Job Description:

The Ethiopia Data Use Partnership (DUP) supports the Ministry of Health (MOH) in addressing current Health Information System (HIS) challenges on a national scale in both urban and rural settings. One of the DUP HIS intervention is supporting Universities and RHBs for implementation of focused and tailored HIS interventions packages in 19 woredas as learning/demonstration sites. Baseline survey is conducted as “proof of concept” to see  improvement of HIS performance and their impacts on MCH service.

The objective of this study is to examine the effect of performance of Health Information System(HIS) (in terms of data quality and data use) on coverage of maternal and child health services.

Linked health facility and population-based survey will be conducted in both intervention and comparison woredas for the end line survey. The study will apply two stage sampling procedure to select kebeles and households.  Facilities (health posts, health centers and hospitals) linked to the catchment population of selected kebeles will be targeted for the facility survey.

For collection of data from households and health facilities, DUP is seeking a short-term contractual service of the following personnel:

Data collection supervisors who had proven experience of supervision and management of data collection

Overall objective of the assignment 


The overall objective of this assignment is to collect household and health facility level data on maternal and child health services; and health information system respectively.

Specific objectives of the assignment  

To supervise and manage the overall data collection


Number of  supervisors needed-18

Duration of the assignment

The data collection including the training will be done from March 21 – April 20, 2022. The data collection will take a maximum of 20 days.

Duties and responsibilities 

Data collection supervisors

  • Manage logistics and supplies for the data collection
  • Manage the time and effort of the data collection
  • In collaboration with data collectors, prepare micro plans for the data collection and effectively manage the movement of data collectors
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting to the data collectors
  • Make sure that quality data is collected by each data collectors and submitted to the cloud server
  • Perform other activities related to the data collection when assigned by DUP

Management and coordination mechanism

DUP in collaboration with MOH will manage and oversee the overall data collection at national level. At regional level, DUP staff in collaboration with RHB staff will coordinate and manage the conduct of data collection.

Data collection supervisors will closely work with DUP regional staff in order to manage both technical and logistic issues related to the data collection. Data collection supervisors will regularly report to DUP regional staff in order to effectively manage the data collection and collect quality data for the study.

Data collection supervisor will manage the day-to day activities of the data collection at woreda, kebele and health facility levels. Data collection supervisor will manage the data collectors so that they are equipped with the necessary supplies and skills to conduct the assessment.


DUP will provide a five days training to data collectors and supervisors in order to equip them with the necessary skills covering sampling, data collection tool, SurveyCTO, and coordination of the data collection.

Job Requirements:

  • Qualification– Minimum of master’s degree in relevant fields (health, statistics, social science, IT, etc)
  • Experience- can demonstrate experience on both household and health facility level data collection, supervision and management

How To Apply:

  • Qualified individuals interested in these positions can send their documents to the following email: (
  • Applications should be sent via email with the subject line: ” Data collection supervisors [Name of Applicant]” for Data collection supervisors
  • All application documents should be combined into one PDF file, the cover letter being the first page followed by the CV (resume) and other documents if any.
  • Please provide us three names with their contact addresses as references.
  • Send only one attachment with the file name format: “your full names_ Data collection supervisors.pdf”
  • Applications not conforming to the above directions will NOT be considered.
  • No phone calls please and only short listed applicants will be contacted.
  • This vacancy is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.
  • Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

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