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RISE Strategic Information Officer at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: RISE Strategic Information Officer

Location: Abuja
Reports To: Director of Strategic Information

Overview

  • The Strategic Information Officer will assist in the development, implementation and management of the monitoring and evaluation requirements of the JHPIEGO Nigeria Country Office.
  • S/he will work closely with the director of strategic information to support program and technical staff to maintain monitoring frameworks that are accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive across projects and programs in Jhpiego.
  • S/he will be required to provide routine and project level updates to the director of strategic information.
  • S/he will assist in the preparation of program reports that deal with monitoring and evaluation, and in the implementation of program assessments and evaluations.

Responsibilities

  • The Strategic Information Officer (SIO) will support all Monitoring and Evaluation initiatives and data related activities across projects.
  • The SIO will be required to conduct routine data quality validation/audit and provide regular feedbacks to improve the quality of data across projects.
  • S/he will collect, collate and report all data tracked by the program and work with the DSI as well as other project SI leads to develop dashboard for routine data.
  • The SIO will also support state teams on regular basis to verify and edit data to ensure compatibility with data entry systems and procedural requirements.
  • Responsible for data entry into project-specific DHIS2.
  • S/he will support report writing, annual work plan development and project monitoring matrices.
  • The SIO will work closely with the DSI in proposing strategies to increase data use and demand amongst program staff and support the program staff on ways to properly organize and capture program progress and document lessons learned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Medical Sciences, Social Sciences, Demography, Statistics, or related field.
  • At least 5-6 years’ post-NYSC professional experience in the implementation and management of health Strategic Information systems.
  • Familiarity with USAID programs, Nigerian public sector health system and HIV/AIDS response.
  • Core Strategic information experience, conversant with MER indicators, data collection, analysis and data visualization using DHIS2, Electronic Medical Records, Statistical software, Power BI/Tableau and other innovative data management systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Excel) and related applications.
  • High-level computer skills using DHIS2, SPSS and/or STATA, PowerBI and Epi-Info
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in basic data management, analysis and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of others on HMIS tools.
  • Knowledge of electronic medical records systems and deployment of database systems for patient monitoring
  • Cooperative, competent, hardworking, flexible and dependable in a multi-cultural, open office situation;
  • Self-motivated and proactive with a positive attitude to work;
  • Ability to organize and coordinate information and logistics for programs and activities.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

Deadline: 17th December, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV and Cover Letter as One Single Word Document to: ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org using “RISE Strategic Information Officer, Abuja” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
  • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org.

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