Data Manager
African Field Epidemiology Network
lagos, NG
1d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

African Field Epidemiology Network's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Data Manager jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : August 08, 2022

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  • Provide technical advisory to government and other stakeholders at all levels on the design, development, deployment, and implementation of health information systems like DHIS2 in accordance with program requirements and specifications
  • Lead the development and implementation of a training curriculum / program on health information systems and other informatics products
  • Conducts routine maintenance / checks of all informatics / ICT products and infrastructure developed by the team or other third-party organizations
  • Facilitate capacity strengthening sessions focused on upskilling national, state, and LGA government officers on DHIS2, overall data management, and other information systems
  • Support the design and implementation of informatics workforce development module / curriculum
  • Ensure routine follow-up with national and sub-national staff / focal persons on data issues identified and implementation of recommendations
  • Conduct routine analysis of performance indicators, provide relevant feedback, and follow-up adequately
  • Facilitate the compilation of project charters, work plans, and implementation reports for internal and external use
  • Provide technical leadership to Data Technical Officers on data management and informatics which includes the use of the DHIS2 and another information system
  • Foster coordination, and ensure a single, integrated communication channel between the national-level staffers and the state-level officers as it relates to feedback sent to the sub-nationals from the sub-projects
  • Perform other tasks as assigned
  • Certifications, License, Physical Requirements, or Other Expertise Required

    Required :

  • Master's Degree in Data Management, Epidemiology, Public Health, Health Informatics, Data Science or Statistics.
  • Prior Work Experience :

  • Possess at least 4 years of experience in data management, and or working with public health information, surveillance / monitoring, and evaluation systems
  • Experience configuring and deploying DHIS2 is an added advantage
  • Experience using District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2) in a public health context is a must
  • Experience in Routine Immunization (RI) program at the national, state, or LGA level
  • Experience in Programming Languages such as Python, C++, PHP, .Net, and other related languages an added advantage
  • Experience using data management and other geospatial analysis tools (ODK, SPSS, Python, R, ArcGIS, QGIS etc)
  • Experience with STATA, MathLab, SPSS, CSPRO, Epi Info, SAS, and other statistical software
  • Experience with adult teaching
  • Knowledge Requirements :

    Language Proficiency :

  • Level IV English (fluency in both written and oral) is required.
  • Job Knowledge :

  • A good understanding of public health, project management, health informatics, and data management (collection, analysis, interpretation, use, and feedback).
  • In addition, experience or knowledge of immunization and public health information and surveillance systems.
  • 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 required.
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