Data Cleaners Job Vacancies in Kisumu, Kenya

Position Title: Data Cleaners 

In 2021, USAID Kenya awarded Abt Associates, the Kenya Vector Control Activity, now renamed PMI Kinga Malaria. It seeks to build on PMI investments under PMI AIRS and VectorLink. The purpose of the project is to plan, implement, provide technical assistance for, monitor, and evaluate critical malaria vector control activities.

This includes indoor residual spraying (IRS) and insecticide treated net (ITN) activities for prevention of malaria in Kenya.

The project has six objectives:

(1) indoor residual spraying and other proven vector control interventions,

(2) entomological monitoring and surveillance,

(3) ITN durability monitoring

(4) data driven decision making to inform strategic deployment of ITNs and IRS,

(5) capacity building of Kenya national malaria program and selected counties and

(6) continuous net distribution system in the community through multiple channels.

In 2024, Abt Associates shall implement IRS in Busia and Migori Counties and in other counties thereafter as determined by USAID Kenya.

In close collaboration with the Division of National Malaria Program (DNMP), Migori and Busia County governments, PMI Kinga Malaria seeks to recruit professionals in different fields to support in implementation of Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) in all the seven sub-counties in Busia County namely, Bunyala, Butula, Matayos, Nambale, Samia, Teso North and Teso South; and Five sub-counties in Migori county namely; Awendo, Uriri, Suna East, Suna West and Nyatike.

The positions being sought are as follows:

Supervisor: Database and mHealth Coordinator

Location: Kisumu Office

Number Required: 12

Overall Purpose: To support high data quality and reporting in the DHIS-2 database.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Run duplicate reports daily and share with field teams for resolution.
  • Update duplicates feedback from field teams in the database.
  • Update missing data elements from field.
  • Run outlier reports and update corrections from the field as per guidance.
  • Track data submissions from each spray operator per site daily.
  • Compare spray operator data submissions with team leader reports daily and share with MEL Assistant.
  • Print replenishment tools based on field request.
  • Package, label and ensure tools printed are transported to the counties via project vehicles on a weekly basis.
  • Stock check of the phones retrieved from the field post campaign.

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Training in Biostatistics, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, or IT or any other numeric or computer related course with experience in data management.

Minimum educational requirements:

  • Degree + 2 years of relevant work experience (where 1 year in IRS is a preferred advantage) OR
  • Higher National Diploma+ 2 years of relevant work experience (where 1 year in IRS is a preferred advantage) OR
  • Diploma + 6 years of relevant work experience (where 1 year in IRS is a preferred advantage)
  • 1 years’ experience in data entry and cleaning of IRS data will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with DHIS-2 desirable.
  • Familiarity with mobile data collection applications
  • Additional professional training in data management preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and database software.
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills desired.


  • Willingness to reside within the County of jurisdiction.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to work for 6 days in a week (Monday to Saturday).
  • Ability to work as a team player even in an environment of high daily targets.

NB: These positions will be on a short-term contract, not more than 2 months and/or on a need basis and those who participated in previous campaigns will have an added advantage. All qualified applicants including minorities, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit for details of the job descriptions on the job listings noted above and send a cover letter and updated CV to with the title of the position being applied for in the e-mail subject line specifying the work location preferred i.e. county and/or Operations Site as applicable e.g. ‘Store keeper-Migori county – Wath Onger Dispensary’ by COB, Wednesday, October 18, 2023.

Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Abt Associates is committed to fostering a diverse, multicultural work environment where our employees respect one another and share a commitment to our firm’s values, mission, and strategies. Abt Associates Inc. provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, creed, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran status.