Surveillance Data Manager (SDM) - NOB-(2205840)Grade : No gradeContractual Arrangement : Special Services Agreement (SSA)Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days) : 6 Months..
Nigeria has made significant progress in polio eradication program and certified polio free while striving to interrupt cVDPV2 outbreak.
The Nigerian national authorities have intensified efforts to interrupt circulating poliovirus transmission within the shortest time possible.
Intensified polio eradication activities are being undertaken in a manner that would complement ongoing efforts including innovative surveillance activities.
Therefore a strong Monitoring and evaluation system with accompanying data management is indispensable for better guiding the program towards the goals.
Data Management supported by latest technology and innovation is a very crucial component to ensure effective implementation of the EPI activities.
MAIN OBJECTIVE OF ASSIGNMENT :
The objective of the post is to ensure WHO data management and M&E activities at national level and real time basis information for actions aimed at supporting the country 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 evidence through the triangulation of different data available and guide the program.
SPECIFIC TASKS :
The incumbent is expected to support the country office polio and non-polio surveillance data management, Monitoring and evaluation activities.
Under the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of PEP / Polio focal point and guidance of the M&E Coordinator, the Data Manager will carry out the following specific task :
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPI) : The following Key performance indicators will be monitored to assess the contribution of the incumbent towards the overall assignment objective.
Cross cutting Tasks :
REPORTING REQUIREMENTS :
Essential : University Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field from an accredited institution.
Desirable : Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field from an accredited institution.
Experience : Essential :
Desirable : Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (ArcGIS / QGIS) within the UN or WHO.
Working knowledge of ODK, Power BI and TABLEAU.
Languages : Excellent knowledge of English language
Other Skills :
Expert knowledge of ICT, programming, mobile and web - based data technology