Technical Officer-Health Informatics/M&E

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 3 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria.

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.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

TECHNICAL OFFICER – HEALTH INFORMATICS/M&E: will support the development, implementation and supervision of all AHNi’s Electronic Information Systems at the State and facility levels. S/He will provide technical assistance for the design and content development for electronic information systems (LAMIS, DHIS, GIS and any other AHNi package or database tools) used for M&E operations. This function will include assisting the software programming team in developing actual logic statements for the coding of M&E indicators and software business rules where necessary and checking that all software development is done according to already established standards and procedures. Assist the software programming team in developing actual logic statements for the coding of M&E indicators and software business rules where necessary and checking that all software development is done according to already established standards and procedures. Also, the position will support on-site implementation of solutions and capacity building of users on the packages, assist in the developing of software and database tools and ensure that developed tools meet the intended reporting and data output requirements for both internal use, donors, GoN and other stakeholders.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or other relevant field with 3-5 years’ experience in software development, DHIS 2 configuration. Deployment skills will be an added advantage.
  • MB.BS/MPH/MSc or similar degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, General Statistics or Biostatistics, Health Informatics and/or Management with 1 to 2 years’ relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation.
  • Experience working at the national level on health programs with knowledge and experience in data collection and analysis.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems such as NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Tuesday 5th December 2023

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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