Institute Of Human Virology Nigeria (IHV)

Abuja, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 1 - 3 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Medical Practice | Medical Practice

Job Summary
Reporting to the Project Director, the Data Manager (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.
Job Responsibilites

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

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

    Ensure reporting timelines are strictly adhered to

    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

    Perform routine data quality checks, data gap analyses, and data backup

    Prepares scheduled and ad hoc data reports as requested by project director, CDC, FMoH or other stakeholders

    Participate in mentoring and supervision at implementing sites

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

Job Requirements

    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

    2 years' experience in data management in HIV programming and/or research project

    Proven proficiency in 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 ability 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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