Posted on :
19 Apr, 2010
19 Apr, 2010
Family Health International is a public health and development organization working to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people. FHI delivers services and conducts research in HIVIAIDS, other infectious diseases and reproductive health to improve the lives and well-being of some of the world’s most vulnerable populations.
In Nigeria, FHI is engaged in providing public health services and implementing programs in HIV/AIDS, TB, reproductive health, malaria, and health systems strengthening in partnership with the Government of Nigeria. To strengthen our operations in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following position:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Health Informatics
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Hearth Informatics, under the supervision of the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Health Informatics and the Associate DirectorM&E. will assist in the development implementation, supervision and data use of all FHl’s electronic information systems at the facility, zonal and country office levels.
Electronic Information System Tool Development and lmplementation
Help provide technical support for the design and content development for electronic information systems (LAMIS. KidMAP, referral database, PDA applications and any other FHI software or database tools) used for M&E
Assist the software programming te
Ensure that all software development is done according to akeadyestabHshed standards and procedures
Ensure that all software and database tools developed meet the intended reporting and data output requirements for both internal use and donorslGoN
Conduct assessments of health informatics environments, synthesize pertinent information, identify implications for planning and development, and provide recommendations to FHI management
Coordinate and supervise the deployment of the developed M&E software and database tools to new sites as identified by FHI management
Develop standard operating procedures, user manuals and data management procedure documents for all of FHl’s electronic information systems
Ensure proper coordination of electronic information systems planning, development and Implementation between the Ministry of Health departments, units and appropriate external organizationsPrepare timely progress and periodic reports on information systems tool development and implementation
Data Use: Analysis and Reporting
Analyze all data collected in FHl’s electronic information systems for M&E and provide feedback in the form of data anatysis meetings, abstracts, technical reports and peer¬reviewed journal articles in collaboration with M&E Department staff as well as with staff of other departments by working with the SP01SSBCA to coordinate appropriate SBe technical assistance for zonal program activities.
• MD with advanced degree in public health, epidemiology, health information
management ormedicine (strong background in epidemiology, biostatistics or M&E)
• 3-5 years experience in HIV/AIDS and/orTB programs in developing countries
• Experience working at the nalionallevel on health programs
” Knowledge and experience with data collection and utilization
• Ability to analyze and assess needs related to health information systems and training
• High attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Experience working with local partners, including local NGOs and CBOs and knOWledge of the local context
• Familiarity with USAID programs is preferred
Method of Application
Interested candidates should forward their suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single M word document on/before 23rd April 2010 to:
[email protected] for Monitoring and Evaluation Department vacancy
Only applications sent electronically (i.e. by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicateas the mile will beconsidered,andonly shortlisted candidates will becontacted
Please do NOTsend more than one application.
Failure to follow these instructions will lead to automaticdisqualification.
DISCLAIMER: Family Health International (FHI) does not test/interview candidates for a fee and all our testsllnterviews are conducted in the country officeAbuja or our zonal offices.