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Strategic Information Advisor at Jhpiego Nigeria

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Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Advisor

Location: Taraba
Reports To: State Team Lead

Overview

  • The Strategic Information Advisor will support the RISE project on all SI related implementation and data management.
  • S/he will provide technical assistance and capacity building to the SI team and its stakeholders in the development of and implementation of data analysis, use, and dissemination strategy.
  • S/he will additionally design strategy and activities to improve capacity on triangulating data from multiple data sources to inform policy and decision-making.
  • S/he will contribute to the design of robust, user-friendly, high-quality interfaces for data visualization and data dissemination to enhance district-led and nationally supported evidence-based programming for improved understanding of HIV burden across interventions (95-95-95 cascade).
  • S/he will additionally provide technical assistance to design and implement strategy to build capacity of M&E systems to oversee data quality and data use for decision making (including capacity building of M&E staff).

Responsibilities

  • Provides technical support for the collection, analysis, triangulation and interpretation of data and the calculation of programmatic, surveillance, demographic and epidemiological indicators;
  • Oversee real-time data use including weekly, monthly and quarterly data review meetings; implement remediation efforts that address identified gaps and challenges for project overall and at state level
  • Participates in the organization and facilitation of subnational performance review meetings;
  • Support the provision of training, supervision and mentorship to strengthen for M&E/SI and data quality improvement
  • Participates in the organization and facilitation of seminars, brainstorming workshops and workshops within their field of competence, whenever this is required;
  • Oversee the development of data analytics to monitor cascades of care, programmatic pivoting, and key and priority populations. Analyze progress to target continuously to ensure activities are on track
  • Strengthen the use of data at state and facility level for program monitoring and improvement
  • Support the process of validation and triangulation of data between multiple data sources.
  • Prepares periodic reports of activities; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology and other related fields with 7+ years of experience in monitoring and evaluation in international development.
  • Familiarity with USAID/PEPFAR HIV/AIDS programs, Nigerian public sector health system and HIV/AIDS response.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, SPSS, STATA, Epi Info and/or other analytic software and to provide evidence-based recommendations accordingly.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of GIS and other tools to support geo-spatial display of data to target program interventions and resources.
  • Core Strategic Information experience, conversant with MER indicators, data collection, analysis and data visualization using DHIS, NDR, LAMIS, PowerBI etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to be the technical specialist and as the lead subject matter expert in monitoring and evaluation.

Required Abilities/Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience in building capacity for generation and use of SI.
  • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English
  • Demonstrated ability to portray complex data sets in easy to understand formats including visualizations.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Nigerian health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting and use of data.

 

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using the Position Title and Location e.g. “Strategic Information Advisor, Taraba” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document
  • The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.
  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Application Deadline  1st September, 2021. (COB)


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