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Friday, 8 May 2020

Job Vacancy for Nigeria COVID-19 Response Strategic Information Consultant at Jhpiego Corporation

Company Description:
Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.
We are recruiting to fill the podition below:
Job Title: Nigeria COVID-19 Response Strategic Information Consultant
Locations: Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Cross River, Edo, Kano, Niger and Oyo (Indicate location in your application & email title)
Project Overview
In support of the Government of Nigeria's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TMEC/RISE is currently seeking to employ the services of consultants to work in collaboration with the state government and other USAID partners to oversee state-level emergency operations centers (EOCs) for the COVID-19 response in Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Cross River, Edo, Kano, Niger and Oyo State.
Scope of work for SI Consultant
  • The State SI consultants will be reporting to the lead Jhpiego consultant and collaborate closely with Data.Fi. The overall aim is to generate further demand for data and improve COVID-19 outcomes.
  • The State Strategic Information Consultants will implement a field-based strategy to create regular forums for sharing achievements and challenges with stakeholders, generate analysis at state level for COVID 19 output and outcome indicators, by promoting peer-exchange and problem solving.
  • Evaluate and assure system compliance with laws and regulations applicable to managing patient level information.
  • Technical backstop in data quality, data alignment exercises and health informatics support at the state level in a multisector effort.
  • Conduct regular analysis and reviews of state level performance on key outcome and output indicators
  • Work with other Implementing partners to strengthen the data analytics and visualization capabilities of the SORMAS COVID-19 reporting system, DHIS2, Situation rooms, and other platforms.
  • Technical Support Implementing Partners and States to develop profiles, briefs and program bulletins.
  • Any other duties assigned as per the dynamic programming environment.
  • Technical support to COVID-19 response reporting systems i.e. SORMAS and paper-based systems
  • Support design of periodic (daily/weekly) Data Review for Rapid Action methodology for implementation at state level and across hierarchies
  • Business analysis of user requirements on data collection systems and methodology within the states
  • Working with the implementing partners facilitate and support reporting processes to identify barriers to data use and generate solutions to address those barriers.
  • Generate daily and weekly reports COVID-19 response in the states on focus
  • Working with the Epidemiologists, Data Analytics and Visualization Specialists develop and package state
  • Knowledge of project management principles to manage outputs with multi-disciplinary teams including a broad and extensive knowledge of IT principles, methods and techniques;
  • Work well under pressure, skilled in crisis management, and problem solving.
  • Ability to achieve consensus among multiple stakeholders
  • Proven skills in data analysis with proficiency in statistical package
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English are required to communicate technical information to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise.
  • A Master's degree in Public Health, Statistics, Health Informatics, Epidemiology, Computer Science or a related field
  • At least 2-3 years' experience advising on health management information systems or routine health information systems
  • Experience working knowledge of SORMAS, DHIS 2 preferred
  • Working Knowledge of patient level and aggregate data managements systems
Application Closing Date
11th May, 2020.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.
Note: Indicate your location of choice in your application & email title.


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