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  • Posted: Feb 28, 2019
    Deadline: Mar 14, 2019
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    Data Collector - (Nurse / Midwife)

    Locations: FCT and Lagos
    Slots: 4 Per states

    The Primary Aim of Phase One of the Project

    • To assess the prevalence of indirect causes associated with pre-eclampsia/eclampsia (PE/E), (Hypertension, Diabetes, Anemia, Obesity) that contribute to maternal mortality
    • To assess quality of care for prevention and management of PE/E risk factors in reproductive, maternal and non-communicable disease (NCD) services in four LGAs in Lagos State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

    Scope of Work and Responsibilities

    • The activity will require Eight (8) Data Collectors: (4 in FCT) and (4 in Lagos) working for 10 days in both locations. The project plans to conduct 2-3 days of training for the data collectors.
    • Four (4) Nurse/Midwife data collectors per state will be stationed at health facilities/catchment communities in each LGA and will target eligible participants within the selected health facilities for a period of 10 days (Between March and April 2019).

    The Nurse/Midwife will be responsible for completing the following tasks under the guidance and  supervision of MSD for Mothers staff in Nigeria:

    General Administration:

    • Participate in Training and debrief meetings
    • Provide updates to MSD for Mothers study team throughout the period of performance through an online platform.

    Data Collection Preparation:

    • Ensure required tools, consent forms are complete
    • Identify the catchment communities of each of the health facilities
    • Tablets/Mobile phones will be utilized to record key informant interview responses.
    • Schedule meetings with key departments in the health facilities and also Health care workers to be surveyed as appropriate.

    Data Collection:

    • Travel to facility/interview sites
    • Carry out assessment of quality of care for prevention, screening, diagnosis and management of  risk factors for PE/E and indirect maternal morbidity (diabetes, hypertension, anemia, obesity)  through direct observation of care and case note reviews in 10 health facilities in each State.
    • Administer the survey questionnaire tool to health care workers in the selected health facilities as appropriate.
    • Store all audio recordings securely on an external hard drive as appropriate.
    • Upload all questionnaire and check list responses to Jhpiego server.

    Quality Assurance of Data Cleaning:

    • Coordinate with data analyst and transcribers to ensure consistency and quality of interview transcripts in English.
    • Respond to any follow-up requests from MSD for Mothers QoC Project Team related to data collection or data cleaning.


    • Completed documented observation of care from the 10 health facilities in each State.
    • Completed documented chart reviews from the 10 health facilities in each State.
    • Completed surveys of health care workers from the I10 health facilities in each State.
    • Completed mapping of the 10 facilities in each state where applicable
    • Submission of the Field notes


    • Registered Nurse/Midwife required. Advance degree in Public Health, Sociology, Health Science Research desirable
    • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in qualitative/quantitative data collection, specifically conducting in-depth interviews and experience in probing for clearer answers.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, initiative, patience and problem-solving abilities, diplomacy and good judgment.
    • Good time management skills and ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision.
    • Excellent report writing skills in English.
    • Familiarity with the health care sector and maternal health, non-communicable disease programming is desirable.
    • Must be resident and have good working knowledge of the Area councils/LGAs in FCT/Lagos state

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit an Application Letter and a CV as one single MS Word document to: The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.


    • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.
    • Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation

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