Call for Application: Data Officer – OSS (1 position)

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 2 months ago

Grade Level: Consultancy

Location: Anambra

Duration: 9 months with possibility of extension (based on performance)

No of Consultants: 1

Commencement Date: 22nd January 2024

Supervisor: Clinical Specialist – OSS

Background

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. It was established as indigenous organizational, registered in 2009 with its headquarter in Abuja, and presence in the four geopolitical regions of Nigeria.  It aims to provide technical assistance to the government and people of Nigeria in the implementation of public health and development programs.

The Global Fund Grant Cycle (GC7) is to ensure a coordinated and intensive effort to scale up the prevention, identification, and treatment of HIV in both general and key populations in Anambra state. The focus will be on facility and community-based approaches to reach epidemic control, and in addition, ensure improvement in the coverage of pregnant women on ART as well as target KP and AGYW programs.

Hence, the consultant will support the implementation of the GC7 grant at the one stop shop.

Key roles:

The services of the consultant will include but not limited to the following:

  • Support monitoring, evaluation, and reporting at the OSS
  • Provide support to facility staff in documentation and use of National Data Collection Tools.
  • Support client folder audit when recommended and ensure rigor in quality data collection.
  • Responsible for data collation, processing, and reporting of monthly summary forms.
  • Carry out data verification/validation exercises at various service points.
  • Conduct routine Data Quality Assurance exercise.
  • Participate in project baseline, midterm and end of project evaluation and special data requests.
  • Maintain an inventory of data collection tools in the OSS.
  • Liaise with the State IT Officer following due approvals to carry out routine preventive maintenance of computing resources used for M&E activities and promptly report any system error or software bug to appropriate officers.
  • Represent the facility in any fora for data dissemination and use (LGAs, State)
  • Provide support to facility management on all data management issues.
  • Coordinate all activities regarding routine Data Quality Assessment exercises in the OSS.
  • Support the state quarterly, semesterly, and annual validation exercise.
  • Carry out other activities assigned.

Recruitments:

  • B. Tech, B.SC, or HND in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, with 1 to 3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Familiarity with GF reporting system is an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent results under pressure.
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different databases (DHIS or NMRS) is essential.

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to the “M&E Unit” via: GC7Advert@ahnigeria.org using their Full Name, the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail. (e.g., “OKEY MUSA ADEOYE, Logistics Technician – Lagos”).

Deadline for submission of application is 16th January 2024.

Note:

  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
  • Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. AHNI is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE)
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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