Health Informatics Officer Vacancy at Jhpiego Nigeria

On 12/Aug/2019 / In NGO Jobs

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming. In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.

This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria. The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance. Jhpiego hereby invites applications from highly resourceful, experienced and dynamic professionals for the following positions: Nigerian nationals living in those locations are strongly encouraged to apply

Jhpiego

Position: Health Informatics Officer

Position Reports To: State Team Lead

Location: Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Niger and Adamawa State (Indicate location in your application & email title)

Job Summary

The Health Informatics Officer is responsible for managing DHIS2 for the program. S/he will manage the various modules like dashboards, forms and reports as well as providing technical support for other Jpiego Project users of the DHIS2 and its partners at the national and state levels.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Social Science, Medical Science, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or a related field. A postgraduate degree is desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 years documented practical DHIS2 implementation experience
  • Experience implementing DHIS2 Tracker
  • Experience with DHIS2 Mobile Applications.
  • Experience developing, upgrading and repairing DHIS 2 modules.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in collecting and/or managing public health data on a national level
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation practices.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in managing data for malaria programs in Nigeria
  • Familiarity with USAID reporting systems highly desirable, particularly for malaria control
  • Documented experience in training, facilitation and coordination
  • Excellent organizational skills, great attention to detail
  • Ability to write reports and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.
  • Excellent communications skills, including writing and oral presentation skills.
  • Must be hard working and skilled in taking on multiple task at the same time while marinating the highest quality achievable;
  • Good analytical, presentation and reporting skills
  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and proficiency in using various software and spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Office Excel software) and the ability to adapt to and learn new software and other on premise or cloud-based systems and electronic processes.

Method of Application:

Interested candidates should submit an Application letter and CV as ONE SINGLE WORD document indicating LOCATION to ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org not later than 4p.m on Thursday 15th August, 2019 candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified. The title/subject of your email and application should be the position / Location you are applying for.

For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org. Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.

Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

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