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  • World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

    AVADAR Data Assistant

     

    Job ID: 1703425
    Primary Location: Nigeria-Maiduguri  Other Locations: Nigeria-Sokoto, Nigeria-Bauchi, Nigeria-Damaturu
    Grade: G4
    Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
    Contract duration: 12 Months
    Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
    Schedule: Full-time 

    Purpose of the Position

    • The main objective of the post is to assist the implementation of AVADAR in the state through data collation, cleaning and transmission. Supportive supervision and providing on site trainings to HWs and CIs.

    Job Description
    Under the overall guidance of the IVE Focal person and over all supervision of Zonal Coordinator and guidance of the state coordinator the AVADAR project assistant will carry out the following specific task:

    Coordination:

    • Working with the project coordinator to ensure that the data flow and reporting of all health facilities on the project from the field level to the state and eventually to national level.
    • Support with data analysis feedback for both weekly, monthly and quarterly meetings
    • Perform other responsibilities that may be required of him

    Operations:

    • Support the field staff on the data management component of the project
    • Support technically in terms of the data and ensure that SOPs are followed in LGA implementation sites
    • Support with configuration of phones and resolving issues to end users
    • Support the quarterly review meeting of the project
    • Provide monthly feedback analysis on the project including tracking information of the project indicators

    Requirements for Incumbent

    • At least Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics, Data management or Data Management related fields.
    • Knowledge of data management and PEI data tools will be an added advantage
    • At least 3 years’ experience working in PEI,
    • Resident in the state of assignment
    • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
    • Ability to travel within the state. Knowledge or previous work in these state would be an advantage
    • Knowledge of local languages would be an advantage
    • At least 3 years’ experience in health related data management.
    • Experience in quality data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.
    • Experience in database development.

    Desirable:

    • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (HealthMapper, QGIS etc)

    Use of Language Skills

    • Essential: Proficiency in English Language

    Skills
    Specific skills required:

    • Basic knowledge of ICT, programming, mobile and web - based data technology
    • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures. Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
    • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background.

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    State Data Assistant

     

    Ref No: 1703427
    Primary Location: Nigeria-Bauchi  Other Locations: Nigeria-Kaduna, Nigeria-Kano, Nigeria-Sokoto, Nigeria-Damaturu
    Grade: G4
    Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
    Contract Duration: 12 Months
    Schedule: Full-time

    Purpose of the Position

    The objective of the post is to support the WHO data management activities at zonal level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the state to (a) ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the surveillance and immunization program  (b) monitor achievement of recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria's Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy. c) provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data available and guide the program

    Description of Duties

    • Under the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the state coordinator the monitoring and evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task:
    • Capture, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic area in EPI/PEI at state level including SIAs, RI, and surveillance data.
    • Maintain and ensure that the hard copy filing of disease CIFs are up to date with lab results within the state offices
    • Support the LGA Facilitators to make LGA level entries to the data tools provided from Zonal and National levels
    • Assist state coordinator with data presentations, analysis, and interpretation. Prepare reports and disseminate as required to relevant levels
    • Ensure all disease line lists are up-to date . Copies shared with zones in timely manner
    • Provide all round technical data management support during IPDs including pre, intra, and post campaign data management.
    • Provide technical support in the administration of ODK checklist and use of ODK.
    • Maintain records of all hard copies of documents forwarded to WCO
    • Create and secure back-up copies of data in the state.
    • Provide all round data management support to the state
    • Perform other activities as required by the State Coordinator

    Education (Qualifications)
    Essential:

    • Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field with additional data management training.

    Experience
    Essential:

    • At least 3 years’ experience in health related data management.
    • Experience in data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.

    Desirable:

    • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (QGIS, ArcGIS, Healthmapper etc)

    Use of language Skills
    Essential:

    • Proficiency in English Language

    Skills
    Specific skills required:

    • Basic knowledge of ICT, mobile and web - based data technology
    • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures. Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
    • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background.

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    AVADAR Project Assistant

     

    Ref ID: 1703424
    Primary Location: Nigeria-Damaturu  Other Locations: Nigeria-Maiduguri, Nigeria-Sokoto
    Grade: G5
    Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
    Contract Duration: 12 months
    Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
    Schedule: Full-time

    Purpose of the Position

    • The main objective of the post is to support the  implementation of AVADAR in the state through technical guidance of the AVADAR SOPs, supportive supervision and providing on site trainings to HWs and CIs.

    Description of Duties
    Under the overall guidance of the IVE Focal person and over all supervision of Zonal Coordinator and guidance of the state coordinator the AVADAR project assistant will carry out the following specific task:

    Coordination:

    • Working with the project coordinator to ensure that there is constant communication on the project from the field level to the state and eventually to national level.
    • Support the set-up of meetings be they physically or virtually
    • Perform other responsibilities that may be required of him

    Operations:

    • Support the preparations and implementation of for the trainings
    • Ensure that AVADAR SOPs are followed in LGA implementation sites
    • Conduct monitoring and supervisory visits to end users
    • Support the process of payment incentive for the notification of an AFP case that yields a polio virus
    • Support the quarterly review meeting of the project
    • Provide weekly/monthly report on the project including tracking information of the project indicators

    Required Qualifications
    Essential:

    • Degree in Social or Health Sciences or Health related fields

    Desirable:

    • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, GIS or data management related field

    Experience
    Essential:

    • At least 4 years’ working experience in EPI
    • Experience in quality data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.
    • Experience in database development

    Desirable:

    • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (HealthMapper, ArcGIS, QGIS etc)
    • Basic knowledge of ICT programming, mobile and web - based data technology

    Skills:

    • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures. Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
    • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background.

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