Data Assistant in Lagos, Nigeria

at Skylink Solutions

ICT / Telecommunications
Information Technology and Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Provide support to the state M&E processes in line with M&E framework
  • Review the quality of existing M&E data sources
  • Support the HMIS Officers in the states ministries of health to ensure routine NHMIS data transmission from the PHC to the LGAs
  • Provide technical support to the State HMIS officers to strengthen the data management process
  • Input RIRF and other logistics data from Central Medical Stores, State Stores, LGA stores and Service Delivery Points (Tertiary Hospitals, State General Hospitals, Specialist Hospitals, Primary Health Care Centres, Dispensaries etc) into designated CHANNEL computers
  • Ensure that all data entered into CHANNEL is accurate following verification with the RIRFs, waybills and delivery notes and report any anomalies.
  • Generate consumption, stock on hand, stock-out and other relevant reports to facilitate requests for supply, forecasting, inventory, etc
  • Analyze logistics data and information generated and prepare reports that inform appropriate decision making and follow up action
  • Provide technical support to the State Ministry of Health RH/FP Unit in proper data management of commodities and medicines
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor



  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing cultural diversity
  • Embracing change

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results
  • Being accountable
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen
  • Thinking analytically and strategically
  • Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships
  • Communicating for impact


Required Skillset:

  • Strategically positioning UNFPA programmes
  • Providing conceptual innovation to support programme effectiveness
  • Generating, managing and promoting the use of knowledge and information
  • Providing a technical support system
  • Strengthening the programming capacity of implementing partners
  • Facilitating quality programmatic results
  • Internal and External relations and advocacy for results mobilization
  • Languages Required: English
  • Required Skills and Experience


The Ideal Candidate should:

  • Be a Nigerian National
  • B.Sc or HND in any related field with ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team with little or minimal supervision
  • Previous experience in data entry; experience using CHANNEL application is an added advantage
  • Strong familiarity in working with Microsoft suite (MS Words, MS Excel, Power point etc) and other office application software
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