Job Title: DHIS 2 Senior Data Manager Open to: All Interested Candidates Duration of contract: One year

Responsibilities The responsibilities of the DHIS 2 Senior Data Manager include:

  • The DHIS 2 Senior data manager will serve as the overall DHIS2 team lead for DHIS2 data.
  • Support the scale up of DHIS 2 Routine Immunization module and NHMIS in the country
  • As senior data manager, provide support other NSTOP data management staff in the performance of data analysis and oversee all NSTOP data management activities to meet program objectives
  • Oversee the design of data collection, entry and reporting instruments, including paper forms, mobile phone data entry tools, and computer data entry tools as needed by NSTOP projects.
  • Oversee the design and update of databases, including creation of automated reports, queries, and other functionalities in Access and other platforms (e.g. SQL)
  • Provide support data management to NFELTP and residents
  • Support the coordination of DHIS2 Implementation activities
  • Support national and state level capacity building activities
  • Support national and state programs on data quality and use
  • Support NSTOP EOC data manager to manage EOC data as necessary
  • Provide data quality support at all levels
  • Any other assignments that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

Certifications, License, Physical Requirements or other Expertise Required

  • Masters Degree (or equivalent) in Data Management, Epidemiology, Public Health or related field

Prior Work Experience:

  • Possess at least 5 years experience in data management, and or working with public health surveillance /monitoring and evaluation system
  • Leadership and management experience is an added advantage
  • Experience working with District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2)
  • Experience in Routine Immunization (RI) at the LGA or state level.
  • Experience in Programming Languages such as Python, C++, PHP, .Net and other related languages.
  • Experience in GIS Map analysis (ARC GIS, QGIS, Health Mapper)
  • Must also have previous experience working with DHIS.
  • Experience with STATA, MathLab, SPSS, CSPRO, Epi Info, SAS

Knowledge Requirements Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV English (fluency in both written and oral) is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • A good understanding of public health, data compilation and management and data analysis.
  • In addition, experience or knowledge of immunization and public health surveillance systems is an advantage.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Possess advanced data management and analysis skills and proficiency with data management software (EPI-Info, Microsoft Excel, Access, SAS, SQL, or STATA). Experience with web-based application is desired

Application Closing DateĀ  21st June, 2017.

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  • Candidates should indicate the appropriate position in their application letter.
  • AFENET is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.