Vacancy at The World Health Organization for a Data Manager

October 5, 2017 Michael Shabi No comments exist


Vacancy at The World Health Organization for a Data Manager
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 position below:
Job Title: Data Manager
Ref No: 1703342
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Grade: NO-A
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: 12 Months
Schedule: Full-time
Objectives of the Programme
The objective of the post is to coordinate WHO data management and M&E activities at the field level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the state/ to (a) ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the health emergency information and Risk Assessment (b) monitor achievement of recommended performance indicators for EWARS and IDSR highlighted in the EWARS Guidelines and Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy. c) provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data available and guide the program.
Description of Duties
The specific functions of the incumbent are:Establish, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to EWARS/ IDSR and HeRAMSPerform data harmonization, validation and cleaning on all data received.
Provide regular feedback on data quality, timeliness and completeness for action.
Track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to relevant levels.
Support the implementation of HeRAMS and work closely with M&E officers in the provision of monthly feedback on M&E6. Produce monthly and quarterly analysis feedback from data to enhance decision making at relevant levels
Support data presentation, analysis and interpretation.
Create and secure back-up copies of data Provide technical data management support to the LGAs. Conduct data management training to build the capacity of officers.
Perform other activities as required by the supervisor.

Educational Qualifications
Completion of university degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Management and related field; preferably supplemented by a certificate in GIS
Training in monitoring and evaluation
At least 2 years experience in data management and ICT in an international organization, NGO, government agencies or any other reputable organization
Thorough knowledge of data management/ICT skill; Strong analytical skill
WHO Competencies:
Producing results
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Use of Language Skills
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply here

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