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  • Posted: Sep 8, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 22, 2021
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  • AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, Ltd./Gte. (APIN) is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian orga...
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    Quality Improvement Advisor

    Req ID: api-59133
    Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Quality Improvement Advisor to lead its monitoring and evaluation activities. Activities will include strengthening the Monitoring and Evaluation systems of GON agencies and Implementing partners.
    • This is a full-time position. Senior Technical Officer (Quality Improvement) will supervise the QI Associates and will report to the Monitoring, Evaluation & Surveillance lead. The Quality Improvement Advisor will supervise the implementation of Quality Improvement initiatives in the country. He will also implement a QI Collaborative in the Red/Green States and a Quality Improvement Learning Network in the yellow states
    • S/He will also lead Data Quality Improvement activities aimed at improving the Quality of data in the country. The Monitoring and Quality Improvement Advisor reports directly to the Monitoring, Evaluation & Surveillance lead in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Lead all QI activities for the organization, including but not limited to: the Design, Implementation and management of QI Collaborative and the QI Coaching Certification program
    • Lead QI associates to provide hands-on support to both face-to-face training and distance education projects, including but not limited to conducting training sessions, webinars, and other QI projects.
    • Lead the strategic planning phase for Quality Improvement initiatives, including the development and implementation of QI a plan for the initiative, as well as identify and engage stakeholders that will participate in the Collaborative.
    • Support the Surveillance and M&E units with the development of Clinical and Surveillance Training materials and governance documents.
    • He/She will provide implementation support to QI projects (including QI Collaboratives and other QI initiatives) of PEPFAR Funded Implementing partners.
    • Develop a QI Coaching Certification program in partnership with other Stakeholders.
    • Support the development of a Quality Improvement Learning network in any program area as directed by the funders.
    • Document QI training and technical assistance activities and help to produce reports
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • MD, RN, Ph.D., MPH in Medicine, Public Health, Nursing or related field
    • Five (5) years of relevant experience and demonstrated expertise in the implementation of health programs
    • Three (3) years of relevant QI activities in low-resource settings
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently

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    Project Director

    Job ID: api-87548
    Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • The PHIS3 project is seeking highly qualified individuals for the position of Project Director. The Project Director is responsible for the overall management of the project including liaison with the funding agency and Government of Nigeria agencies, supervising members of the project team, overseeing project implementation, financial and administrative oversight, reporting and project performance reporting to the funding agency.  
    • The ideal candidate is expected to have a thorough understanding of technology and practices that ensure data accuracy and accessibility, helping to improve efficiency in health care operations.
    • S/He should be skilled in health information systems analysis and design, health care information security, health care IT administration, and other areas.
    • S/He must also be well-grounded in the management of a large-scale HIV service delivery program in a resource-limited setting. The Project Director reports to the Principal Investigator.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Management and Administration:
      • Provides strategic leadership and technical, operational, financial, and managerial leadership for successful implementation of project activities.
      • Ensures that the program is technically sound, evidence-based, and consistent with funder and stakeholders’ priorities.
      • Ensures the project produces the specified results in the annual workplan(s) to the required standard of quality and within the timeline and budget parameters.
      • Oversees budget pipeline development and budget monitoring.
      • Ensures that the project progresses in accordance to its cooperative agreement obligations and complies with donor regulations and internal organizational policies.
      • Assesses proposed projects against the organization’s existing technical architecture and policy standards, utilizing domain knowledge and an understanding of technology strengths & limitations necessary to provide solutions, as well as, open, patient, and transparent communication skills with participating internal and external stakeholders.
      • Consistently and effectively manages team coaching and mentoring direct reports and ensuring good morale and growth of your employees. Develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies to bring in new talent
    • Representation:
      • Acts as the primary project contact person and liaison, ensuring the project is represented in national technical, policy, and planning forums with USG and other key stakeholders.
      • Coordinates organizational relationships with partners and donors related to monitoring and evaluation, providing support in facilitating technical collaboration and coordination activities with Governments, USG, partners, and stakeholders
    • Technical Leadership:
      • Advises on primary care and community health services to people living with HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and other chronic diseases.
      • Establishes and manages a team with all the relevant disciplines and operational staff, including Health Informatics, Monitoring, Evaluation and Surveillance, Data Science, and Operations departments of the project.
      • Develops a detailed implementation plan in line with the agreed scope and resources.
      • Oversees development of a monitoring and evaluation plan for the successive phases of the project to capture project performance and results.
    • Builds and manages department teams and oversees research and development, as well as project management.
    • Manages selections and subsequent vendor relationships. Prepare written reports and deliver presentations on the organization’s informatics solutions.
    • Collaborates closely with key partners to understand their requirements and ensure necessary buy-in. Maintains strong interpersonal communication, problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Assigns supervises and evaluates all software solutions to optimize performance, integration, and interoperability.
    • Ensures compliance with legal provisions, organizational policies and best practices concerning data management, retention, licensing, and security.
    • Oversees the implementation and maintenance of a network security function to ensure the integrity and privacy of the company’s data and computing environment and protect its investment in technology.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Supervises assigned Management and Administrative staff.

    Qualification and Experience

    • MBBS/MD, MPH or PhD in Public Health, Epidemiology or related field
    • A minimum of 10 years' experience in managing large Health Informatics programs in LMIC 5 of which must be at a senior management level.
    • Experience in HIV/AIDS program development, implementation, and monitoring in LMIC.
    • Sound knowledge of Data Science, Health Informatics, and Implementation Science.
    • Five or more years of global and public health experience in sub-Saharan Africa in an international organization or non-profit organization
    • Experience working within US federally funded programs.
    • Experience with health informatics, surveillance or epidemiology projects
    • Demonstrated executive/managerial skills, including experience managing complex programs.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage complex budgets, develop staff, and work with executive management on both short- and long-term strategic planning.
    • Demonstrated capacity to effectively communicate via writing, public speaking and interpersonal interactions.
    • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
    • Knowledge of technology project management

    Computer Skills:

    • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in programs

    Language Ability:

    • English is the spoken and written language
    • Ability to read, analyze, proof, and edit documents, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from executive and senior managers, employees, the general public, and clients/partners

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    Surveillance and Implementation Science Advisor

    Req ID: api-38975
    Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Surveillance and Implementation Science Advisor to lead its Surveillance and Implementation activities. Activities will include supporting the Monitoring, Evaluation & Surveillance Lead to improve and/or expanding the surveillance data collected and also ensuring that relatively new data sources such as Electronic Medical Records and Laboratory Information Management Systems are utilized as appropriate for Surveillance.
    • S/He will lead surveillance activities such as recency surveillance, case-based Surveillance, mortality surveillance, and HIV Drug resistance surveillance.
    • The successful candidate will provide technical and strategic direction and support to the project team to scale up priority health information systems at all levels of the health system. S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC and other stakeholders to promote the systematic uptake of synthesized Surveillance findings and other evidence-based practices into routine practice, The Surveillance and Implementation Science Advisor reports directly to the Monitoring, Evaluation & Surveillance Lead in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the overall management of the surveillance systems strengthening component of the project.
    • Design and implement performance monitoring and Continuous Quality Improvement activities needed to ensure that surveillance systems activities are on track adhere to donor and GON Requirements.
    • Work with other unit leads in the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Surveillance Directorate to ensure that relevant Publications, Technical reports, and documentation on surveillance systems are technically relevant and are disseminated appropriately
    • S/He is the lead for all surveillance systems strengthening activities within the project and will act as the Surveillance FP for CDC and other external stakeholders and partners.
    • S/He provides technical assistance and capacity building to government counterparts and key stakeholders on surveillance systems.
    • Oversees the design and conduct of training, capacity building, mentoring, and other Surveillance activities for Implementing Partners staff, relevant government ministries, and partners supported by the project.
    • In close collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Lead and other unit leads, provides technical guidance and direction on strategies and approaches in collecting, analyzing, reporting, and using quality surveillance data.
    • Lead the development of Data governance documents (SOPs, Policies, technical guides) for Surveillance in collaboration with other unit leads.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • MBBS, MPH, Masters of Science in Epidemiology and/or Statistics and other relevant areas.
    • 5 years of experience implementing public health programmes with at least 3 years experience in Surveillance.
    • At least 2 years of experience working in developing countries
    • Experience working on a team in a developing country to create interoperability among information systems, including the use of unique patient identifiers across systems, is desired.
    • Thought leadership in the fields of health information systems and/or technology for global health.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently.

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    Systems Analysis Advisor

    Req ID: api-47197
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Systems Analysis Advisor. The Systems Analysis Advisor will provide the delivery units with the domain knowledge and support necessary to facilitate effective HIS solutions development.
    • He or She will clearly articulate and document HIS functional requirements.
    • The successful candidate will work with the other unit leads in the management and development of the National Data Repository (NDR), the National Electronic Medical Records, Laboratory Information Management System, and any other HIS platform as directed by the funders.
    • S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC, and other stakeholders to build capacity in and management of the national health information systems.
    • The Systems Analysis Advisor reports directly to the Health Informatics lead in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide technical assistant to ensure the implementation, adaptation, and improvement of national interoperable electronic HIS platforms, to capture, store and transmit patient-level or service-based data
    • Lead development and enhancement of data use and data visualization on the assigned HIS platform.
    • Build technical capacity of MOH staff to manage and upgrade the assigned national HIS platforms.
    • Develop and routinely update all processes, standard operating procedures, and documents for software management for the organization
    • Coordinate unit activities and maintain software architecture standards.
    • Participate in the design, implementation, testing, and launching of HIS Solutions by the organization
    • Collaborate with the government and other stakeholders by attending TWG meetings and implementing the government's activities.
    • Support the setting up of a pool of HI specialists in the relevant GON Ministries.
    • Ensure all unit activities are documented appropriately and made available to the relevant stakeholders.
    • Attend designated meetings and make technical presentations in relation to cross-cutting issues at different levels (Team lead meetings, general staff meetings) and with external stakeholders (GON, meetings with Implementing Partners meetings).

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum of B.Sc Degree in IT, Computing, Computer Engineering, and any other relevant areas. A Master's is also desirable.
    • At least 5 years of experience in health informatics.
    • Knowledge of one or more software development methodologies
    • Experience in project management of digital health projects
    • Experience working with health sector information systems is preferred
    • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modeling.
    • Strong knowledge and experience with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer.
    • Knowledge of DHIS 2 data structures, data export capabilities, and API desired.
    • Experience with software quality assurance and software development methodologies.
    • Experience working on a team in a developing country to create interoperability among information systems, including the use of unique patient identifiers across systems, is desired.
    • Thought leadership in the fields of health information systems and/or technology for global health.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language is highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently.

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    Monitoring and Quality Improvement Advisor

    Req ID: api-05611
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Monitoring and Quality Improvement Advisor to lead its monitoring and evaluation activities.
    • Activities will include strengthening the Monitoring and Evaluation systems of GON agencies and Implementing partners.
    • The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the other unit leads to ensure the strengthening and utilization of national health information systems to generate high-quality data for decision-making.
    • S/He will provide technical and strategic direction and support to the project team to scale up priority health information systems at all levels of the health system.
    • S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC, and other stakeholders to strengthen the National Monitoring and Evaluation system.
    • S/He will also lead Data Quality Assurance activities aimed at improving the fidelity of data in the country.
    • The Monitoring and Quality Improvement Advisor reports directly to the Monitoring, Evaluation & Surveillance Lead in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Design, roll out and manage all monitoring and evaluation activities for the project.
    • Supervise the implementation of systems and structures for the implementation and support of routine quarterly DQAs.
    • Supervise the Senior Technical Officer (Quality Improvement) in the implementation of Quality Improvement initiatives.
    • Support Implementing partners in Monitoring, Evaluation, and Surveillance reporting of GON and PEPFAR indicators using the National HIS platforms
    • Lead the implementation of an M&E system capable of near real-time tracking of performance and using the data to adjust implementation for optimal performance
    • Supervise training and workshops related to Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Support the National SKM TWG activities in partnership with GON stakeholders
    • Work with the Surveillance lead in the design and roll-out of strategies to strengthen the implementation of Recency, CBS, Mortality, and Drug Resistance Surveillances.
    • Lead the development and update of technical guides, SOPs, and other governance documents for Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Design and implement projects and training for building the Capacity of Implementing partners, MOH Stakeholders, and other stakeholders.
    • Design and roll out data dissemination and Use products.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

    Qualifications and Experience

    • MBBS, MPH, Masters of Science in Epidemiology and /or Statistics and other relevant areas.
    • 5 years of experience implementing HIS programs with at least 3 years experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of CDC-funded programs.
    • Highly proficient in DHIS2 for aggregate reporting.
    • Experience in DHIS2 training and roll-out is also desired.
    • At least 2 years of experience at a Senior Officer level, providing guidance and supervision in implementation of strategies or methods
    • At least 2 years of experience working in developing countries
    • Thought leadership in the fields of health information systems and/or technology for global health.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently.

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    Public Health Information System Advisor

    Requisition ID: api - 87179
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Public Health Information System Advisor to support Health Informatics activities. The successful candidate will supervise the management and development of the National Data Repository (NDR), and any other related HIS platform as directed by the funders.
    • S/He will provide technical and strategic direction and support to the project team to scale up of priority health information systems at all levels of the health system.
    • S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC and other stakeholders to build capacity in health informatics.
    • The Public Health Information System Advisor will supervise the management, enhancement, and development of the National Data Repository (NDR).
    • He/she will manage the optimisation of the current thematic areas (Treatment, HTS, and PMTCT) and the onboarding of the new thematic area (TB/HIV, TB/DOTS, etc.) as directed by the funders. The Public Health Information System Advisor reports directly to the Health Informatics lead in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide technical assistant to ensure the implementation, adaptation, and improvement of national interoperable electronic HIS platforms, to capture, store and transmit patient-level or service-based data
    • Lead development and enhancement of data use and data visualisation on the assigned HIS platform.
    • Build technical capacity of MOH staff to manage and upgrade the assigned national HIS platforms.
    • Develop and routinely update all processes, standard operating procedures and documents for software management for the organisation
    • Coordinate unit activities and maintain software architecture standards.
    • Participate in the design, implementation, testing, and launching of HIS Solutions by the organisation
    • Collaborate with the government and other stakeholders by attending TWG meetings and implementing the government's activities.
    • Support the setting up of a pool of HI specialists in the relevant GON Ministries.
    • Ensure all unit activities are documented appropriately and made available to the relevant stakeholders.
    • Attend designated meetings and make technical presentations in relation to cross-cutting issues at different levels (Team lead meetings, general staff meetings) and with external stakeholders (GON, meetings with Implementing Partners meetings).

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum of B.Sc in IT, Computing, Computer Engineering and any other relevant areas. A Master's Degree is also desirable.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in health informatics.
    • Knowledge of one or more software development methodologies
    • Experience in project management of digital health projects
    • Experience working with health sector information systems is preferred
    • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modelling.
    • Strong knowledge and experience with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer.
    • Knowledge of DHIS 2 data structures, data export capabilities, and API desired.
    • Experience with software quality assurance and software development methodologies.
    • Experience working on a team in a developing country to create interoperability among information systems, including the use of unique patient identifiers across systems, is desired.
    • Thought leadership in the fields of health information systems and/or technology for global health.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language is highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently.

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    Evaluation & Surveys Advisor

    Req ID: api-29463
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks an Evaluation & Surveys Advisor to lead its Research, Evaluation, and Grant Writing activities. Activities will include improving and/or expanding the surveillance data collected and also ensuring that relatively new data sources such as Electronic Medical Records and Laboratory Information Management Systems are utilized as appropriate for Surveillance. The Technical Advisor, Evaluations, and Surveys will Lead the evaluation team, providing technical oversight, direction, and quality assurance on multiple complex Research and Evaluations. He/She will provide technical oversight for any Large Surveys.
    • The successful candidate will work to ensure the systematic assessment and documentation of the design, implementation and results of any initiative for the purposes of learning or decision-making of national health information systems to generate high-quality surveillance data and decision-making. S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC and other stakeholders to build capacity in Evaluations and Large Surveys. The Evaluation & Surveys Advisor reports directly to the Monitoring, Evaluation & Surveillance Lead-in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Leads the evaluation team, providing technical oversight, direction, and quality assurance on multiple complex simultaneous projects.
    • Oversees the technical design and implementation of evaluations, including evaluation designs, scoping trips, sampling strategies, developing instruments, overseeing data collection, designing and carrying out mixed methods analysis (econometrics, qualitative, etc.), and disseminating results through written reports, peer-reviewed journal article publication, and conference presentations.
    • Supports the growth and development of Cloudburst's evaluation staff, providing guidance, mentoring, direction and troubleshooting issues on projects.
    • Advanced capabilities in at least one statistical package (STATA, R) and experience using several analytical software packages, including qualitative analytical software packages such as NVIVO or Atlas. ti.
    • Design and implement performance monitoring and Continuous Quality Improvement activities needed to ensure that Evaluation and Survey activities are on track and adhere to donor and GON Requirements.
    • Work with other unit leads in the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Surveillance Directorate to ensure that relevant Publications, Technical reports, and documentation are technically relevant and are disseminated appropriately
    • Provide technical assistance and capacity building to government counterparts and key stakeholders on Evaluation and Surveys.
    • Work with the Surveillance and Implementation science unit in the development of Data governance documents (SOPs, Policies, and technical guides) for Surveillance and Surveys.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • MBBS, MPH, Masters of Science in Epidemiology and/or Statistics and other relevant areas.
    • 5 years of experience implementing public health programs with at least 3 years experience in Surveillance.
    • At least 4 years of experience at a managerial or advisor level, providing guidance and supervision in the implementation of strategies or methods
    • At least 2 years of experience working in developing countries
    • Experience working on a team in a developing country to create interoperability among information systems, including the use of unique patient identifiers across systems, is desired.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently.

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    Monitoring, Evaluation & Surveillance Lead

    Req ID: api-07858
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • As an Epidemiologist, you will: Develop, implement and evaluate the standard and novel approaches for the epidemiology and surveillance of HIV/AIDS and TB, including epidemiologic studies, surveillance activities, and surveys in clinical settings, in general populations, and in key populations highly affected by HIV/AIDS.
    • Lead, plan, direct, and advise on a broad portfolio of intramural and extramural activities to characterize persons at risk for HIV infection, who recently acquired AIDS, who have AIDS-related morbidities, and/or who are being treated for HIV/AIDS and who may be receiving prophylactic treatment for the prevention of HIV transmission.
    • Lead and oversee program policy and guidelines to be translated to systems and levels to determine the most efficient and effective methods to improve the collection, management, analysis, and use of HIV/AIDS and TB surveillance and survey information. Provide expert advice, consultation, and guidance to improve epidemiology, surveillance, and surveys of HIV/AIDS and TB.
    • Support and strengthen global and country capacity to conduct surveillance and surveys, to use surveillance and survey data to monitor and evaluate HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment programs, health system strengthening, other related global health programs, and health systems through the development of standards, guidelines, curricula, and other tools.
    • The successful candidate will work to ensure the effective utilization of national health information systems to generate high-quality surveillance data and decision-making.
    • S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC, and other stakeholders to build capacity in and management of the surveys and surveillance projects. The Monitoring, Evaluation & Surveillance lead reports to the Deputy Project Director in activity implementation and management.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Design, roll out, and manage all monitoring, evaluation, and surveillance activities for the project.
    • Lead the design and roll-out of strategies to strengthen the implementation of Recency, CBS, Mortality / Drug Resistance Surveillances
    • Lead the planning, design and implementation of large Surveys.
    • Support Government of Nigeria to strengthen HIV Monitoring, Evaluation, and Surveillance systems
    • Lead the team that will build the capacity of Implementing Partners, supported facilities, GON Stakeholders and project staff in collecting, utilizing, and disseminating Monitoring, Evaluation and Surveillance data.
    • Lead the development and update of technical guides and other governance documents for Monitoring, Evaluation and Surveillance.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualification and Experience

    • Master's Degree in Epidemiology, Information Science, Public Health, Statistics, Health Informatics, or a related field
    • At least 8 years of experience working in surveillance at the national levels for USG-funded projects or other donor-funded programs
    • At least 4 years of experience at a managerial or advisor level, providing guidance and supervision in the implementation of strategies or methods
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently

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    Health Information Exchange Advisor

    Req ID: api-40715
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Health Information Exchange Advisor to support Health Informatics activities.
    • The Health Information Exchange Advisor will supervise the interoperability of the various national Health Information Systems (HIS) platforms.
    • He will also be involved in the management, enhancement, development and deployment of the Laboratory Information Management systems (LIMS).
    • S/He will provide technical and strategic direction and support to the project team to scale up of interoperability of health information systems at all levels of the health system.
    • S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC, and other stakeholders to build capacity in Health Informatics Health Information Exchange Advisor lead reports directly to the Health Informatics lead in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide technical assistant to ensure the implementation, adaptation, and improvement of national interoperable electronic HIS platforms, to capture, store and transmit patient-level or service-based data
    • Lead development and enhancement of data use and data visualization on the assigned HIS platform.
    • Build technical capacity of MOH staff to manage and upgrade the assigned national HIS platforms.
    • Develop and routinely update all processes, standard operating procedures and documents for software management for the organization
    • Coordinate unit activities and maintain software architecture standards.
    • Participate in the design, implementation, testing, and launching of HIS Solutions by the organization
    • Collaborate with the government and other stakeholders by attending TWG meetings and implementing the government's activities.
    • Support the setting up of a pool of HI specialists in the relevant GON Ministries.
    • Ensure all unit activities are documented appropriately and made available to the relevant stakeholders.
    • Attend designated meetings and make technical presentations in relation to cross-cutting issues at different levels (Team lead meetings, general staff meetings) and with external stakeholders (GON, meetings with Implementing Partners meetings).

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum of B.Sc Degree in IT, Computing, Computer Engineering and any other relevant areas. A Master's is also desirable.
    • At least 5 years of experience in health informatics.
    • Knowledge of one or more software development methodologies
    • Experience in project management of digital health projects
    • Experience working with health sector information systems is preferred
    • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modeling.
    • Strong knowledge and experience with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer.
    • Knowledge of DHIS 2 data structures, data export capabilities, and API desired.
    • Experience with software quality assurance and software development methodologies.
    • Experience working on a team in a developing country to create interoperability among information systems, including the use of unique patient identifiers across systems, is desired.
    • Thought leadership in the fields of health information systems and/or technology for global health.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language is highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently.

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    Health Informatics Lead

    Req ID: api-79498
    Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Health Informatics expert to lead the Health Informatics activities. This role will represent project capabilities in data exchange, system deployment, system design, and data analytics with a wide range of stakeholders including Ministries of Health, international donors, U.S. Government Agencies and partner organizations
    • The successful candidate will serve as lead for the development and management of health information systems, including the National Data Repository (NDR), the Electronic Medical Record system, Laboratory Information Management System, and any other HIS platform as directed by the funders. S/He will provide technical and strategic direction and support to the project team to scale up of priority health information systems at all levels of the health system.
    • S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC and other stakeholders to build capacity in and management of the national health information systems.
    • The Health Informatics lead will report to the Deputy Project Director in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Providing HMIS technical assistance and capacity building to Missions for in-country systems requirements, analysis, design, specifications, and oversight of project management, development, piloting/testing, implementation, and evaluation.
    • Applying software project management principles to manage the health informatics projects.
    • Providing leadership and guidance in developing information systems architecture and network topologies.
    • Providing technical input to systems integration and use of data management information systems
    • Helping to define and enforce software development methodology and processes, with a focus on moving towards more agile processes.
    • Providing guidance and advice on information security best practices.
    • Providing guidance and technical support to develop country-wide as well as area-specific information technology policies, guidance, and frameworks.
    • Ensuring a high level of communication and close working relationships with Government of Nigeria team, funding agency, PEPFAR implementing partners and other key stakeholders operating in the health informatics arena.
    • Ensuring the presence and use of adequate administrative controls, information and data quality, procedural efficiencies and adherence to internationally recognized information systems and standards for interoperability.
    • Facilitating business and systems analysis discussions and translating findings into clearly defined specifications including rough order of magnitudes (ROMS).
    • Serving as technical lead in designing systems and training tools to strengthen capacities of PEPFAR Implementing Partners on data use and data governance
    • Supervise and manage projects related to improving and maintaining the National Data Repository
    • Lead the team that manages the national Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and ensure the interoperability with other National HIS Platform
    • Oversees Health Information Systems (HIS) assessments and development of solutions to address identified gaps
    • Develop Governance tools and documents for the facility, state, and national ministry staff in implementing HIS.
    • Design a plan for the development and sustenance of a Health Informatics Community of Practise at the National level.
    • Oversee development and implementation of annual work plans and budgets for Health Informatics components of the PHIS3 project.
    • Collaborate with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Surveillance team on GON and PEPFAR requirements for routine data collection and reporting M&E and Surveillance data.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Epidemiology, Information Science, Public Health, Computer Science, Health Informatics, or a related field
    • At least 8 years relevant experience at the national and subnational levels for USG-funded projects or other donor-funded programs
    • Knowledge/understanding of SORMAS, DHIS 2, SITAware, Tatofo laboratory information management software, data standards and interoperability
    • Knowledge of one or more software development methodologies
    • Experience in project management of digital health projects
    • Experience working with health sector information systems is preferred
    • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modeling.
    • Strong knowledge and experience with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer.
    • Experience with software quality assurance and software development methodologies.
    • At least 4 years of experience at a managerial or advisor level, providing guidance and supervision in the implementation of strategies or methods
    • Experience working on a team in a developing country to create interoperability among information systems, including the use of unique patient identifiers across systems, is desired.
    • Thought leadership in the fields of health information systems and/or technology for global health.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently

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    Grants Officer

    Req ID: api-68307
    Department: Grants

    Position Summary

    • This position will report to the Head of Grant & Compliance Management.
    • The successful candidate will support the Grants Administration/Compliance department in writing, developing, monitoring and implementing grant proposals.
    • S/He will support the Grants Manager to facilitate grant efforts, including the grant approval process and post-award compliance.
    • Ensures timelines are met in all grants activities.

    Qualification and Experience 

    • B.Sc. or HND in Accounting or any related disciple, with relevant professional qualification (ACA or ACCA).
    • Must possess a minimum of 6 years experience in finance, in which 2 must be in Grants Management and Administration in a donor-funded organization.
    • Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
    • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
    • Must possess a high level of integrity and responsibility.

    Other Responsibilities:

    • Monitors post-award grant compliance.
    • Researches information and data necessary for grants sourcing and reporting.
    • Edits and organizes grant documents written by other staff and departments.
    • Assist in developing outlines, timelines and budgets templates for grants according to funding guidelines.
    • Facilitates workshops for and provides technical assistance to staff and subcontractors in the area of grant writing, development, compliance and support.
    • Researches new funding opportunities available through local private and corporate foundations.
    • Disseminates information on funding opportunities and compliance requirements to appropriate departments
    • Monitors outstanding grant proposals. Follows up with funding agency as necessary.
    • Maintains necessary records, files, reports, databases, and resource materials pertinent to Grants Office activities.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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    Deputy Project Director

    Requisition ID: api - 31121
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • The Deputy Project Director will provide technical support to the Project Director in the implementation of Public Health Information Surveillance Solutions and Systems (PHIS3) activities.
    • He will work with the Project Director, and other team leads to build and manage a highly efficient team to maintain collaborative working relationships with CDC Nigeria, GON Agencies, Implementing partners and other relevant stakeholders.
    • This position requires substantial knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methods, Implementation science, scientific writing and documentation, training and capacity building in Quality Improvement methods.
    • S/He will supervise the Health Informatics Lead and the Monitoring, Evaluation and Surveillance leads. S/he will report to the Project Director.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • S/He will provide Technical leadership to the design, implementation, evaluation and maintenance of HIS, Surveillance and Clinical Laboratory projects in Nigeria.
    • Ensure Civility, mutual respect, and accountability are key components of the culture in compliance with organizational policies, donor requirements, and GON regulations.
    • Oversee the development and implementation of performance monitoring plans, as well as timely lead reviews to identify issues and drive evidence-based interventions to fulfill programmatic outcomes and objectives.
    • Ensure project results, impact, innovations, and lessons learned are documented and disseminated.
    • Assist the Project Director in ensuring organizational procedures for finance, administration, and security are in place and regularly reviewed and updated if need be.
    • With the guidance of the Project Director, represent the project team in meetings and interactions with the Government of Nigeria, CDC Nigeria and other stakeholders
    • Oversee capacity building activities to transfer skills, knowledge and technology to country stakeholders at the individual, organizational, and national levels.
    • Assist in preparation and presentation of progress reports, achievements, and lessons learned to key stakeholders, including CDC Nigeria, the government, and other implementing partners, and in preparation for all such presentations.
    • Perform other related duties as directed.

    Qualification and Experience

    • MBBS / MD, MPH or Ph.D. in Public Health, Epidemiology or related field
    • A minimum of 8 years experience in Strategic Information
    • Experience in HIV/ AIDS program development, implementation and monitoring in LMIC.
    • A sound Knowledge of Strategic Information and Quality Improvement.
    • A proven record of leading PEPFAR projects with at least 3 years of experience of leading CDC funded projects
    • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written skills
    • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems, constraints and issues relevant to project implementation and performance
    • Proven ability to lead, manage and mentor a diverse team.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language is highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently.

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    Clinical Information System Advisor

    Req ID: api-50288
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Clinical Information System Advisor to lead the Clinical Information Systems unit.
    • The successful candidate will supervise the management and development of the National Electronic Medical Records, Laboratory Information Management System, and any other HIS platform as directed by the funders.
    • S/He will provide technical and strategic direction and support to the project team to scale up Clinical Information systems at all levels of the health system.
    • S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC and other stakeholders to build capacity in and management of Clinical Information systems.
    • S/He will manage the optimization of the current thematic areas on NMRS and the onboarding of any new thematic area as directed by the funders.
    • The Clinical Information System Advisor reports directly to the Health Informatics lead in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide technical assistant to ensure the implementation, adaptation, and improvement of national interoperable electronic HIS platforms, to capture, store and transmit patient-level or service-based data
    • Lead development and enhancement of data use and data visualization on the assigned HIS platform.
    • Build technical capacity of MOH staff to manage and upgrade the assigned national HIS platforms.
    • Develop and routinely update all processes, standard operating procedures and documents for software management for the organization
    • Coordinate unit activities and maintain software architecture standards.
    • Participate in the design, implementation, testing, and launching of HIS Solutions by the organization
    • Collaborate with the government and other stakeholders by attending TWG meetings and implementing the government's activities.
    • Support the setting up of a pool of HI specialists in the relevant GON Ministries.
    • Ensure all unit activities are documented appropriately and made available to the relevant stakeholders.
    • Attend designated meetings and make technical presentations in relation to cross-cutting issues at different levels (Team lead meetings, general staff meetings) and with external stakeholders (GON, meetings with Implementing Partners meetings)

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum of B.Sc in IT, Computing, Computer Engineering and any other relevant areas. A Master's is also desirable.
    • At least 5 years of experience in health informatics.
    • Knowledge of one or more software development methodologies
    • Experience in project management of digital health projects
    • Experience working with health sector information systems is preferred
    • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modeling.
    • Strong knowledge and experience with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer.
    • Knowledge of DHIS 2 data structures, data export capabilities, and API desired.
    • Experience with software quality assurance and software development methodologies.
    • Experience working on a team in a developing country to create interoperability among information systems, including the use of unique patient identifiers across systems, is desired.
    • Thought leadership in the fields of health information systems and/or technology for global health.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language is highly preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently

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    Data Science Lead

    Req ID: api-15884
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • The Data Analyst Lead is digitally savvy. Seek out innovative solutions and embrace evolving technologies.
    • S/He can easily adapt to new tools, trends and has a talent for seeing solutions in sprawling data sets, with experience in providing impactful data insights and steering effective user acquisition and retention strategies.
    • The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to synthesize valuable insights from raw data, and the communication skills to effectively disseminate information across the team and organization.
    • S/He has the capabilities to give meaning to data and enjoy investigating complex problems, and making sense of information. The Data Analyst Lead reports to the Project Director.
    • You have the ability to code in SQL, SAS, Python. Proficiency in Alteryx and Tableau is an asset. You have advanced proficiency in MS Excel.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Design architecture, deploy and maintain supporting infrastructure for HIS
    • Automate the deployment, administration and operations of the infrastructure and analytic platforms
    • Build and maintain monitoring, log aggregation, and reporting on infrastructure performance, application performance, and user behavior
    • Build and maintain standard authentication and access patterns for integrations within the project’s broader data/technology ecosystem
    • Partner with the other project teams to maintain and support application licensing and software distribution
    • Provide analytics tools and platforms subject matter expertise to staff/team
    • Develop and implement methods for educating at scale
    • Provide ad-hoc support of various growth initiatives including qualitative research, survey design, web development, and more.
    • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports;
    • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality;
    • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets;
    • Providing technical expertise on data storage structures, data mining, and data cleansing;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree with a minimum of 6 years relevant work experience.
    • Proficiency in the various Analytics tools such as Adobe Analytics, Dynamic Tag Manager, Google Analytics, JavaScript, Python, SQL and Tableau. 
    • Ability to code in SQL, SAS, Python.
    • Proficiency in Alteryx and Tableau is an asset.
    • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel.

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