Position : Technology Innovations Officer - NOB (2107020
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Under the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of PEP cluster lead and guidance of the M&E Officer, the innovations focal point will carry out the following specific tasks :
Provide routine and periodic analysis, triangulation and feedback of mobile device data on Surveillance, Immunization & Logistics, Operations, Programme Management, etc.
as per program requirements.
Develop and provide capacity building and training to colleagues within WHO, and to partners, including Ministries of Health, with focus on mHealth tools.
In collaboration with government and partners, participate in the preparation of the annual program of work, budget and evaluation reports of the HSS, including the participation in resource mobilization activities.
Gather requirements, facilitate development and implementation of electronic and mHealth solutions for data collection as well as data use for action as per the programmatic need of government, partners, and within WHO.
Support documentation and archiving of EPI activities in compliance with UN policies and procedures on data security, confidentiality and protection
Support M&E and WHO accountability framework implementation.
Manage websites and platforms for mobile data archiving, review and visualization, including Geospatial analysis.
Provide first level ICT and server management support for onsite server infrastructure as well as coordinate downstream ICT and helpdesk support to end users of mHealth tools.
Represent WHO as needed in meetings and conferences where data are presented or discussed.
Perform other activities as required by WHO Representative.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPI) : The following key performance indicators will be monitored to assess the contribution of the incumbent towards the overall assignment objective.
Support for DHIS2, RI SMS and similar electronic / mHealth project planning, operationalization and optimization
Support for electronic and mHealth tools development, dashboard development and data use
Website and platform administration, user account and profile management
Daily SMS gateway management, server monitoring and issues resolution / escalation
Weekly Server monitoring reports
Monthly mobile device data feedback
SitRep, reports, minutes and feedback on programs, projects, trainings and services supported
CROSS CUTTING TASKS :
Design and implementation of electronic and mHealth data collection tools
Capacity building on electronic / mHealth innovations
Maintain an up to date archive for information products
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Fostering integration and teamwork
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Building and promoting partnerships across the organisation and beyond
Promoting WHO’s position in health leadership
Functional Skills and Knowledge (Describe skills and knowledge specific to the post) :
Excellent computer skills
Ability to organize and provide training for programs and data managers
Ability to work effectively with colleagues and partners at national and international levels
Ability to provide leadership and monitor progress
Computer software program proficiency including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access database, Power BI, EPI Info, ODK, Google Apps, DHIS2, ArcGIS, Windows Server, Ubuntu Server, App / platform integration
Willingness and ability to travel extensively in Nigeria.
Education (Qualifications) :
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Development, Monitoring & Evaluation.
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, with additional training on DHIS2, mHealth tools development and business intelligence and analytics tools.
Project management certification will be an added advantage
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, electronic and mHealth tools development, ICT and server management.
Desirable : Experience in roll out and implementation of mHealth tools for data collection and quality improvements.
Excellent knowledge of English
Other Skills (e.g. IT) : Expert knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.), mHealth tools (ODK, Kobo Collect, etc.
BI and Analytics suites (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.) and mapping programs (ArcGIS, QGIS etc.)
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