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  • Posted on: 7 April, 2015 Deadline: 21 April, 2015
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  • The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of the following individuals:

    Open to: All Interested Candidates
    Location: Abuja
    Opening Date: 7th April 2015
    Closing Date: 24th April 2015
    Work Hours: Full time

    OFFICE ASSISTANT

     

    The responsibilities of the Office Assistant include:

    • Provide logistics support for program training and field activities
    • Support the program office in a varjety of Administrative, financial and operational duties
    • Performs a variety of routine to moderately skilled clerical support functions, including word processing, data entry, financial management, and other related duties as assigned;
    • Support Administrative assistant in coordinating travel plans for program staff, residents;
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    QUALIFICATION: Minimum of Diploma certificate in any field. University Degree will be an added advantage

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
    Language Proficiency:

    • Working knowledge of English Language to be able to communicate with staff in the course of his/her work
    • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different nationalities

    Job Knowledge: Proven knowledge of modern office procedures
    Skills and Abilities: MS Word, MS Excel

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    DATA MANAGER

     

    The responsibilities of the data manager include:

    • Support the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) to develop and maintain data bases     -
    • Conduct timely analysis and reporting of data; improve data quality monitoring
    • Improve data use and feedback of data to key stakeholders and reporting sources
    • Ensure that data generated is properly managed and analyzed to facilitate data-driven decision making
    • Design data collection instruments and databases as needed
    • Train state and LGA consultants on data collection and electronic data entry
    • Train national program officers
    • Provide support to state and LGA consultants to assure data of sufficiently good quality
    • Regularly analyze collected data and provide feedback to state and LGA consultants
    • Provide regular updates to polio communication team on key performance indicators
    • Provide data for partner reports, donor reports and presentations

    CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE
    REQUIRED
    Required: Masters degree (or equivalent) in data management, epidemiology, public health or related field

    PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

    • Possess at least 1 year experience in data management, and or working with public health surveillance Imonitoring and evaluation system
    • Experience working with District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2)
    • Experience in Routine Immunization (RI) at the LGA or state level.
    • Experience in Programming Languages such as Python, C++, PHP, .Net and other related languages.
    • Experience in GIS Map analysis (ARC GIS, QGIS, Health Mapper)
    • Must also have previous experience working with DHIS.
    • Experience with STATA, MathLab, SPSS, CSPRO, Epi Info, SAS

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

     

    • Language Proficiency: Level IV English (fluency in both written and oral) is required.
    • Job Knowledge: A good understanding of public health, data compilation and management and data analysis. In addition, experience or knowledge of immunization and public health surveillance systems is an advantage.
    • Skills and Abilities: Possess advanced data management and analysis skills and proficiency with data management software (EPI-Info, Microsoft Excel, Access, SAS, SQL, or STATA). Experience with web-based applications is desired.

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    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

     

    The responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant include:

    • Provide logistics support for program training and field activities
    • Support the Administrator in compiling periodic program reports and updates.
    • Support the program office in a variety of Administrative, financial and operational duties
    • Performs a variety of routine to moderately skilled clerical support functions, including word processing, data entry, financial management, and other related duties as assigned;
    • Works with Administrator to prepare and reconcile travel and operational expenses for program staff, residents and NSTOPers field activities related to polio response. Ensure payments are made timely and vouchers for reimbursement are accurate;
    • Support Administrator in coordinating. travel plans for program staff, residents and NSTOPers assigned te-poho response activities;
    • Support in maintaining field reports from residents and graduates assigned to polio response activities.
    • May receive and process information of a confidential nature; ensures such information is maintained in strict confidentiality;
    • Keep appointment book accurately filled in with name, phone number and exact procedures;
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    QUALIFICATION: First University Degree in social science fields
    EXPERIENCE: At least one year

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

    • Language Proficiency: Working knowledge of English Language to be able to communicate with staff in the course of his/her work
    • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different nationalities
    • Job Knowledge: Proven knowledge of modem office procedures
    • Skills and Abilities: Ms Word. Ms Excel

     

    Method of Application

    Submit your CV and application letter by email not later than two week from the date of this publication:
    Email: careers@nfeltp.org
    Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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