State Data Assistant - Kebbi State
World Health Organization
Nigeria
17h ago

State Data Assistant - Kebbi State-(1902752)Grade : G4Contractual Arrangement : Special Services Agreement (SSA)Contract duration : 6 Months :

Job Posting

Jun 6, 2019, 8 : 21 : 19 AM

Closing Date

Jun 20, 2019, 5 : 59 : 00 PM

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The objective of thepost is to support the WHO data management activities at zonal level andprovide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the stateto (a) ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information thatguides the surveillance and immunization program (b) monitor achievement of recommendedsurveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), otherVaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public healthpriority as highlighted in Nigeria's Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response(IDSR) strategy.

c) provide evidences through the timely utilization ofdifferent data available and guide the program

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under the overallguidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision ofIVE focal point and guidance of thestate coordinator the monitoringand evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task :

1.Capture, maintain and up-date databases pertainingto each programmatic area in EPI / PEI at state level including SIAs, RI, andsurveillance data.

2.Maintain and ensure that the hard copy filingof disease CIFs are up to date with lab results within the state offices

3.Support the LGA Facilitators to make LGA levelentries to the data tools provided from Zonal and National levels

4.Assist state coordinator with datapresentations, analysis, and interpretation.Prepare reports and disseminate as required to relevant levels

5.Ensure all disease line lists are up-to date .Copies shared with zones in timely manner

6.Provide all round technical data managementsupport during IPDs including pre, intra, and post campaign data management.

7.Provide technical support in the administrationof ODK checklist and use of ODK.

8.Maintain records of all hard copies ofdocuments forwarded to WCO

9.Create and secure back-up copies of data in thestate.

10.Provide all round data management support tothe state

11.Perform other activities as required by the StateCoordinator

Essential :

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