Posting Date                           : February 26, 2016

Deadline Date                        : March 4, 2016

The Timor Leste Reinforce Basic Health Service Project (TL Reinforce) is seeking application for the following vacancy
Position :                                Database and Visualization Officer

Duty Station:                         Dili, with travel to the project district (TBD) approximately 30% of time.

Purpose of the Position:

 The Database Officer will have an important role in development of project databases, developing procedures for and ensuring timely routine and non-routine data collection and data entry, coordinating with all staff on data collection,
presentation, and interpretation, and development of data visualization options. S/he will be responsible for day-to-day management  of the project databases and will report to the M&E Manager as required by management.

Reports to: M&E Manager

Supervises: None

Team Member Relations: All Staff

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop project databases to capture data and information on all project activities and provide data visualization options.
  • Ensure all databases are accurately maintained and up-to-date.
  • Develop data visualizations (graphs, charts, other innovative visualizations) for project meetings, technical or other reports, and other documents, presentations, and/or processes as needed.
  • Present findings, progress, goals, problems and other relevant information in monthly staff meetings.
  • Coordinate with project staff in data collection processes.
  • Work with M&E Manager in preparing visual presentations of data and facilitating discussion and understanding of data among project staff.
  • Cultivate good communication with project staff to ensure data is submitted, data is complete and accurate prior to data entry.
  • Actively engaged with the M&E Manager and Senior Advisor to ensure appropriate procedures, databases, and visualization options are developed as needed for the project and accurate tracking of performance against key project indicators.
  • Develop and maintain adequate filing system to store original source documentation. All original documentation should be filed neatly and orderly, being clearly labeled and indexed (including developing and maintaining a file system to record and store all M&E-related supporting documentation submitted monthly by project municipality).


    Education Qualifications:    

Bachelor Degree from a recognized institution/university/college or equivalent with major/specialization in Health Information Management/Public Health Statistics or similar field
  • Excellent numeracy skills are an absolute requirement.
  • Advanced computer skills, especially MS Office and Excel, required.  In-depth knowledge of or experience with other computer programs (e.g. Access) or statistical software (e.g., EpiInfo, Stata, SPSS) an asset.
  • 3-4 years’ experience in database management and data analysis.
  • Spoken and written English required.


At least 3-4 years of work experience in the management of data/databases and data analysis, preferably for health programming.



If you would like to apply for above positions please email your cover letter and detailed CV in English to or deliver it to TL Reinforce Office c/o Rua 30 de Augusto, Municipio de Dili Timor Leste (Close to CCT Clinic Lecidere).

The closing date for applications is March 4, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.