Data Manager
World Health Organization (WHO)
Abuja
8d ago
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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.

    Grade : NO-B

    Contractual Arrangement : Individual Service Contractor

    Contract duration : 6 months

    Purpose of the Position

    The objective of the post is to ensure WHO data management and M&E activities at national level provides all the required technical support aimed at supporting the country to : Ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the surveillance and immunization programMonitor 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.

    Provide evidences through the triangulation of different data available and guide the program;To build capacity of government staff in data management, through formal and on-job training

    Description of Duties

    The incumbent is expected to provide data management support to Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and WHO country officer in the following specific tasks

  • Under the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the M&E Coordinator, the monitoring and evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task : Ensure quality and timely IDSR data / information is shared with all stakeholders;
  • Support all states in the compilation of data for implementation of IDSR.Design and maintain all disease surveillance (Measles, NNT, YF, PBMS, ROTA) database for priority diseases.

    Produce regular analysis feedback on Accelerated Disease Control (ADC) and New vaccine (PBMS and ROTA)Monitor Timeliness, completeness, and data quality of IDSR data and provide timely feedback to states.

    Collaborate with other data managers and laboratories to update and harmonize IDSR data.Triangulation, analysis and feedback of data collected using case-

    based and IDSR system for selected case-based data set.Produce periodic (weekly, monthly and quarterly) analysis feedback from data to enhance decision making at relevant levels.

    Conduct data management training to build the capacity of officers in technological innovations.Support the monitoring and evaluation system, immunization / Polio SIAs as well as overall Health Information Management System Strengthening efforts.

    Perform other activities as required by WHO Representative.

    Education :

    Essential : Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or Data Management related field with additional data management training.

    Experience

    Essential : At least 5 years’ experience in health related data management.Experience in quality collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.

    Experience in database development.Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (ArcGIS, QGIS etc) Desirable : Previous related work experience in the UN or other International Development Agencies

    Use of language skills :

    Essential : Very good Knowledge of English.

    Skills :

    Basic knowledge of ICT, programming, mobile and web - based data technologyAbility 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.

    Grade : G4

    Contractual Arrangement : Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

    Contract duration : 12 months

    Objectives of the Programme

    The objective of the EPI programme is to support national authorities to provide high quality immunization services that will contribute to : The reduction of mortality, morbidity and disability from vaccine preventable diseases through the optimum use of available and new vaccines andThe strengthening of national health systems as well as efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals

    Description of Duties

    The specific functions of the incumbent are :

    Assist the Admin Assistant in the maintenance of financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances statement and confirming adequacy of support documents as well as in rendering of monthly Imprest reports.

    Assist in preparing payment schedules / bank instructions including upload into electronic payment platforms.Assists with maintenance of petty cash account and replenishment of same.

    Assist with disbursement of SIAs funds including payment site monitoring and report.Assist in transport planning including monitoring of usage of hired vehicles, fueling of vehicle fleets and generator maintenance.

  • Collects and deliver mails, pouches and other communication from and to courier companies, government agencies and other institution;
  • maintains a mail movement register.Performs any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time by the SC or AA

    Education :

    Essential : Completion of Secondary education, preferably supplemented by a Diploma in Business, Accounting, Finance or related disciplineDesirable : Training in accounting / bookkeeping or equivalent work-related experience

    Experience :

    Essential : At least 2 years' experience commensurate with the duties of the posts and its grade in an international, public or private organization of reputeDesirable : Experience in working with bilateral or multilateral International Organizations in the country is an Advantage

    Skills :

    Proven skills on standard office software; Proficient in Microsoft Excel;Training in Oracle or other ERP system.

    Competencies :

    Producing resultsCommunicationEnsuring the effective use of resources

    Use of Language Skills :

    Essential : Expert knowledge of English.

    Remuneration

    WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NGN 5,333,561 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

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  • Grade : G5

    Contractual Arrangement : Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

    Contract duration : 12 Months

    Schedule : Full-time

    Objectives of the Programme

    The objective of the EPI programme is to support national authorities to provide high quality immunization services that will contribute to (a) the reduction of mortality, morbidity and disability from vaccine preventable diseases through the optimum use of available and new vaccines and (b) the strengthening of national health systems as well as efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

    Description of Duties

    The specific functions of the incumbent are : Assist the Admin Assistant to administer the E-Imprest and in the maintenance of financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances statement and confirming adequacy of support documents as well as in rendering of monthly Imprest reports.

    Assist in preparing payment schedules / bank instructions including upload into electronic payment platforms.Assists with maintenance of petty cash account and replenishment of same.

    Assist with disbursement of SIAs funds including payment site monitoring and report.Assist in transport planning including monitoring of usage of hired vehicles, fueling of vehicle fleets and generator maintenance.

  • Collects and deliver mails, pouches and other communication from and to courier companies, government agencies and other institution;
  • maintains a mail movement register.Replace and assist other Admin Assistants within the Zone to perform other related financial and administrative duties;
  • Performs any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time by the ZC, SC or AA.

    Education :

    Essential : Completion of Secondary education, training in in Business / Accounting or technical courses in a field related to the work performed,Desirable : Bachelor degree in business administration, accounting, social sciences or other related field is an asset.

    Experience :

    Essential : At least 5 years' experience commensurate with the duties of the posts and its grade in an international, public or private organization of reputeDesirable : Experience in working with bilateral or multilateral International Organizations in the country is an advantage.

    Skills :

    Training in accounting / bookkeeping or equivalent work-related experience, including proven skills on standard office software.

    Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Training in Oracle or other ERP system.

    WHO Competencies :

    Producing resultsCommunicationEnsuring the effective use of resources

    Use of Language Skills :

    Essential : Expert knowledge of English.

    Remuneration

    WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NGN 6,613,613 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

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