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Date Posted

Jun 06, 2015

Company

African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title

DHIS2 Implementation Officer At The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Type

Permanent

Description

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a Network of public health training institutions in Africa that seeks to strengthen manpower to enhance health systems on the continent. AFENET is a not-for-profit organization which works closely with Ministries of Health in member countries to develop sustainable programs and capacity to strengthen field epidemiology and ensure healthier lives for Africans.

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of candidates to fill the vacant position below for the Nigerian Field Epidemiology and Training Program (NFELTP) National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) program:


DHIS2 Implementation Officer

Duration of contract: One year
Work Hours: Full time
Bauchi, Oyo, Enugu and Akwa-Ibom States


Responsibilities 
The responsibilities of the DHIS2 Implementation Officer include:

  • Support the implementation of the Routine Immunization NHMIS scale up plan in the states
  • Provide technical leadership to the State RI team on the use of the DHIS2 RI dashboard for data driven decision making
  • Provide mentoring, support and supervision to LGA RI teams on data collection, data entry and appropriate use of RI reporting tools
  • Develop Monthly technical report following all supportive supervision activities conducted
  • Train State and LGA RI teams on data management
  • Build capacity of state and LGA government officers to enter data, analyze and provide regular reports using DHIS2.
  • Work with SOs, M&E officers, HMIS officers and others as indicated to analyze collected data and provide feedback to State and Local government RE teams
  • Liaise with NSTOP Data Management Team to provide regular feedback and troubleshoot problems


Certifications, Knowledge and Requirements

  • Postgraduate degree or equivalent in data management, public health, epidemiology or other health related disciplines
  • Possess at least 3 year experience in data management or monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience working with District Health Information System 2 (DHJS2) database Experience in managing routine immunization data at LGA or state level.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Epi info and SPSS.

Year of Experience

3-5

Salary

Date Available

Recruiter's Email

careers@nfeltp.org

Location

Akwa Ibom

Closing Date

   
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