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  • Posted: Sep 27, 2023
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    Program Officer, Liquid Oxygen

    Basic Function:

    • The Program Officer – Liquid oxygen, under the supervision of the Associate Director, Liquid Oxygen will provide programmatic and operational support to the team for the implementation of Meeting Targets and Achieving Epidemic Control (EpiC) Liquid Medical Oxygen (LOX) infrastructure program activities.
    • S/he forms part of the team that coordinates overall implementation of the LOX project.
    • S/he will also be specifically responsible for the design, implementation, and supervision of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) activities at all levels of organizational implementation related to medical oxygen.
    • The position will analyze data sets to improve program implementation and strategy optimization through data-driven feedback.
    • The position will provide advice and guidance on communications and change plans for the LOX project; draft materials, social media posts and newsletters for publication; and liaise with relevant stakeholders to provide effective communications for project works.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the M&E activities in supported health facilities for the LOX infrastructure project.
    • Manage LOX project databases (DHIS2, Infolink, etc.) to store, manage and analyze project data.
    • Work with relevant implementing partners, health service providers and GoN counterparts to provide support and guidance on project M&E activities, especially medical oxygen data collection, management, and analysis for use in decision-making and course correction.
    • Document lessons learned and best practices including coordinating project communications including news, updates and milestones to stakeholder groups, working closely with the Associate Director, Liquid oxygen and the Knowledge management lead to ensure timely, accurate and high-quality communications around project delivery.
    • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, conduct data quality verifications and data triangulation using official tools.
    • Provide support on strengthening health information systems through strategic information processes and innovations that support all technical counterparts at both country and state offices, the Government of Nigeria, and the donor.
    • Develop data collection tools to capture and track the contribution of health facilities within the project towards meeting project targets and to better showcase achievements.
    • Conduct data quality processes, deep-dive analytical models, and develop data visualization models and forecasting to inform program strategies.
    • Propose strategies to increase data use and demand amongst Project, Partners and other stakeholders.
    • Provide technical assistance in building internal systems, standardizing reports, and developing strategies to strengthen and support the organization for improved project implementation.
    • Develop or write technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies, and procedures.
    • Conducts analysis of project implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of health and development programs in Nigeria including familiarity with the national health information management system (HMIS) and national protocols, guidelines and standards for medical oxygen and M&E-Knowledge and experience in national-level M&E system implementation.
    • Considerable knowledge of data management policies and procedures.
    • Knowledgeable in software development technologies.
    • Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, Global Fund) as well as international not-for-profit organizations.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical and public health settings, including government and non-government settings
    • Knowledge of COVID -19, medical oxygen, health systems, and related issues
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results. 
    • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work as a team member.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and database management systems (SQL Server, Access etc.); Knowledge of SQL for database development.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Information Technology, Health Informatics with 5-7 years’ relevant experience particularly in M&E and good programming skills.
    • MSc/MA in computer science or Public Health, Health Informatics, Data Management or M&E with 3-5 years relevant experience.
    • Ph.D./MBBS/MD with 1 to 3 years of relevant experience in public or clinical health.
    • Relevant experience in state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
    • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

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