DATA OFFICER in Abuja, Nigeria

Medical Practice
Medical Practice
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Working with the Project Director and Data Manager, the Data Officer (NAHSS) will coordinate implementation of Strategic Information activities related to the NAHSS project; Monitor, Evaluate and share indicators to ensure program targets are met. Ensure data quality and best practices in data collection, data management, and data reporting at different levels. Promote health system strengthening activities. Communicate with implementing partners and state ministries of health on all NigeriaQual activities; collate data from all stakeholders for USG reporting; Collaborate with the Government of Nigeria agencies to conduct monitoring and evaluation activities as required. Provide comprehensive data support for all research activities which includes: database creation and management, data collation, data monitoring and analysis.


    Receive and collate indicator reports from the sites, NAHSS partners, Implementing Partners and other relevant stakeholders

    Coordinate all data processes from collection, collation, analysis, reporting and use

    Assist in preparation of adhoc reports as required and requested

    Participate in health system strengthening activities

    Assist in generating regular gap analysis to show progress towards achieving set targets

    Creation of Microsoft Access electronic database platform when needed

    Participate in mentoring and supervision at implementing sites

    Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Director or Program Manager


    A University degree in any of the following or related fields: statistics and epidemiology, natural, medical or social sciences. Minimum of one year working experience

    Experience in computer use, data collection, processing and use

    Ability to run basic analysis using statistical packages (e.g. STATA, SAS, SPSS) and Microsoft packages (particularly Access)

    Experience with HIV/AIDS programs or related health service programs; experience working with HIV/AIDS prevention

    Experience with the PEPFAR/ Global Funds SI system highly desirable.

    Experience in Quality Improvement in HIV care is an added advantage


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

    Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation practices, methods, tools and guidelines

    Basic data management and analysis skills

    Must have the basic skills to obtain, analyze, organize and interpret data and present findings in both oral and written form

    Report writing and presentation skills

    Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Excel and Access

    Team player with ability to work with minimum supervision

    Be willing to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders, especially primary stakeholders • Flexibility, willing to travel and work weekends.

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