World Health Organization Recent Job Recruitment [4 Positions]

Posted on :

11 Dec, 2017

Category :

NGO Jobs in Nigeria

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the positions of:

Job Title: AVADAR Data Assistant
Job ID: 1703425
Locations: Sokoto, Bauchi, Damaturu
Grade: G4
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 12 Months
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Purpose of the Position

  • The main objective of the post is to assist the  implementation of AVADAR in the state through data collation, cleaning and transmission. Supportive supervision and providing on site trainings to HWs and CIs.

Description of Duties

  • Under the overall guidance of the IVE Focal person and over all supervision of Zonal Coordinator and guidance of the  state coordinator the  AVADAR  project assistant  will carry out the following specific task:

Coordination:

  • Working with the project coordinator to ensure that the data flow and reporting of all health facilities on the project from the field level to the state and eventually to national level.
  • Support with data analysis feedback for both weekly, monthly and quarterly meetings
  • Perform other responsibilities that may be required of him

Operations:

  • Support the field staff on the data management component of the project
  • Support technically in terms of the data and ensure that SOPs are followed in LGA implementation sites
  • Support with configuration of phones and resolving issues to end users
  • Support the quarterly review meeting of the project
  • Provide monthly feedback analysis on the project including tracking information of the project indicators

Requirements

  • At least Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics, Data management or related fields.
  • Knowledge of data management and PEI data tools will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in PEI,
  • Resident in the state of assignment
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel within the state. Knowledge or previous work in these state would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of local languages would be an advantage

Education (Essential):

  • Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics, GIS or data management related field with additional data management training.

Experience (Essential):

  • At least 3 years’ experience in health related data management.
  • Experience in quality data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.
  • Experience in database development.

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (HealthMapper, QGIS etc)

Use of language skills:

  • Essential: Proficiency in English Language

Skills
Specific skills required:

  • Basic knowledge of ICT, programming, mobile and web – based data technology
  • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: AVADAR Project Assistant
Ref Id: 1703424
Primary Location: Damaturu
Other Locations: Maiduguri, Sokoto
Grade: G5
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 12 months
Schedule: Full-time 
Purpose of the Position

  • The main objective of the post is to support the implementation of AVADAR in the state through technical guidance of the AVADAR SOPs, supportive supervision and providing on site trainings to HWs and CIs.

Description of Duties

  • Under the overall guidance of the IVE Focal person and over all supervision of Zonal Coordinator and guidance of the state coordinator the AVADAR project assistant will carry out the following specific task:

Coordination:

  • Working with the project coordinator to ensure that there is constant communication on the project from the field level to the state and eventually to national level.
  • Support the set-up of meetings be they physically or virtually
  • Perform other responsibilities that may be required of him

Operations:

  • Support the preparations and implementation of for the trainings
  • Ensure that AVADAR SOPs are followed in LGA implementation sites
  • Conduct monitoring and supervisory visits to end users
  • Support the process of payment incentive for the notification of an AFP case that yields a polio virus
  • Support the quarterly review meeting of the project
  • Provide weekly/monthly report on the project including tracking information of the project indicators

Required Qualifications
Essential:

  • Degree in Social or Health sciences or Health related fields

Desirable:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, GIS or data management related field

Experience
Essential:

  • At least 4 years’ working experience in EPI
  • Experience in quality data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.
  • Experience in database development

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (HealthMapper, ArcGIS, QGIS etc)
  • Basic knowledge of ICT programming, mobile and web – based data technology

Skills:

  • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: Zonal Data Assistant
Job ID: 1703435
Primary Location: Nigeria-Kano
Other Locations: Nigeria-Maiduguri, Nigeria-Ibadan, Nigeria-Port Harcourt, Nigeria-Enugu
Grade: G5
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 12 Months
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Purpose of the Position
The objective of the post is to support the WHO data management activities at zonal level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the zone/states to:

  • Ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the surveillance and immunization program.
  • Monitor achievement of recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy.
  • Provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data available and guide the program.

Job Description
Under the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the  state coordinator the  monitoring and evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task:

  • Capture, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic  area in EPI/PEI.
  • Update the all Zonal disease databases with results received from the laboratories and WCO
  • Track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to states on a bi-weekly frequency.
  • Maintain records of all hard copies of documents received from states and those forwarded to WCO through the zone
  • Document monthly activities –monthly reports transmitted by the 26th of the month shared with zone
  • Perform data harmonization, validation and cleaning on all data received before forwarding to ZDM/M&E
  • Provide regular feedback on data quality, timeliness and completeness to states for action.
  • Track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to relevant levels.
  • Follow up with states in the zone to acquire complete and timely data.
  • Create and secure back-up copies of data in the zone.
  • Provide all round data management support to the ZDM.
  • Perform other activities as required by the Zonal Coordinator.

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field with additional data management training

Experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in health related data management.
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (QGIS, ArcGIS, Healthmapper etc)

Language skills:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of ICT, mobile and web – based data technology
  • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures.  Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: State Data Assistant
Ref No: 1703427
Locations: Bauchi, Kaduna, Kano, Sokoto, Damaturu-Yobe
Grade: G4
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 12 Months
Schedule: Full-time  
Purpose of the Position

The objective of the post is to support the WHO data management activities at zonal level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the state to:

  • Ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the surveillance and immunization program
  • Monitor achievement of recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy.
  • Provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data available and guide the program

Description of Duties
Under the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the  state coordinator the  monitoring and evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task:

  • Capture, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic area in EPI/PEI at state level including SIAs, RI, and surveillance data.
  • Maintain and ensure that the hard copy filing of disease CIFs are up to date with lab results within the state offices
  • Support the LGA Facilitators to make LGA level entries to the data tools provided from Zonal and National levels
  • Assist state coordinator with data presentations, analysis, and interpretation.  Prepare reports and disseminate as required to relevant levels
  • Ensure all disease line lists are up-to date . Copies shared with zones in timely manner
  • Provide all round technical data management support during IPDs including pre, intra, and post campaign data management.
  • Provide technical support in the administration of ODK checklist and use of ODK.
  • Maintain records of all hard copies of documents forwarded to WCO
  • Create and secure back-up copies of data in the state.
  • Provide all round data management support to the state
  • Perform other activities as required by the State Coordinator

Education (Qualifications)
Essential:

  • Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field with additional data management training.

Experience
Essential:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in health related data management.
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (QGIS, ArcGIS, Healthmapper etc)

Use of language skills

  • Essential: Proficiency in English Language

Skills
Specific skills required:

  • Basic knowledge of ICT, mobile and web – based data technology
  • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures.  Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

Application Deadline  16th December, 2017.