Funded by UK aid from the Department for International Development, the Women for Health Initiative (W4H) is a five year programme (2012-2017) implemented by consortium of partners led by Health Partners International that aims to address the acute shortage of female health workers in five states of northern Nigeria. The programme is supporting of MDG 4 (the reduction of child mortality) and MDG 5 (the reduction of maternal mortality) in five states - Kano, Katsina, Jigawa, Yobe and Zamfara, which are experiencing Socio-economic and human resources for health challenges.
One of the program's promising strategies towards increasing rural female health care workers is Foundation Year Program [FYP]. We identified the need to track the experiences and outcomes of FYP students through conducting a cohort study from 2016 to 2019. The program seeks to employ a Data Manager who is expected to begin in April 2016.
The Data Manager based in Kano will provide day-to-day coordination and management of the implementation of the cohort study and its coordination with other W4H operations research activities. S/he will receive support and technical oversight from the W4H Operations Research Adviser.
Location: National Office - Kano
Functions of this position will include:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a copy of their recent CV using the name of the position as subject of the email through firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications must be submitted latest Friday, 12th February, 2016. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.