Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. In collaboration with some its partners: Jhpiego, mDoc and the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF), will be implementing a MSD for Mothers funded cooperative agreement called MSD for Mothers (MFM) Quality of Care (QoC) Project. This project offer a unique and synergistic approach to co-design and implement an innovative QoC model to achieve the projects expected outputs, focusing on indirect causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. The project will be implemented in 2 states - Abuja and Lagos for a minimum period of 15 months.
We are currently recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Data Analyst
Niger and Ebonyi
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
- Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy (IPTp) with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine is one of the key interventions recommended by World Health Organization (WHO) for preventing malaria among pregnant women living in high malaria transmission countries including Nigeria.
- Despite the availability of this affordable intervention and medicines, a high proportion of pregnant women do not have access to them. Unitaid is funding Jhpiego - An Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University and her partners to implement a five- year project - "Transforming Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria for optimal pregnancy” (TIPTOP) in four African countries - Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); Madagascar; Mozambique and Nigeria. In Nigeria the project will be implemented in Ebonyi, Niger and Ondo States.
- The Data Analyst will oversee data collection, verification, and analysis for an upcoming UNITAIO project to expand access to preventive chematherapy for pregnant women in Nigeria.
- This project aims to scale up an innovative, community-based approach to expand coverage of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp) for pregnant women. The Data Analyst will provide key ‘support for deployment of tablet-based data collection, supporting adherence to standard operating procedures in data collection, verification and quality improvement.
- Provide routine reports to the M&E Specialist on status of data collection, successes and challenges, and recommendations for overcoming them.
- Support and build capacity of health workers and managers in quality data recording, analysis and interpretation, and use of data for decision-making.
- Collect and report Local Government and State service delivery data against the indicators. Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures.
- Oversee day-to-day data collection of State/Local Government service delivery data
- Coordinate all M&E data collection, capacity-building activities with facility staff
- Ensure quality of data through data verification, validation including routine data quality audits
- Conduct initial analysis of data, and report to the M&E Specialist
- Contribute to results reporting to UNITAID by providing written documentation on M&E activities and indicator results for - progress and annual reports, as appropriate,
- Utilize the data collected to inform strategic decision-making and project planning
- Ensure relevant data is entered into JADE, Jhpiego’s organization-wide performance management system, designed to capture, analyze, and disseminate project data
- Promote and support the dissemination of project information among the project teams
Application Closing Date
- A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Public Health, Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences or related field or equivalent experience. Masters degree in public health isan advantage
- 5 - 10 years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating large, multi-year international health sector development programs (approximately SSOM per year)
- Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, operations research, health management information systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation
- M&E experience in maternal and child health care
- Familiarity with Nigeria health management information system and other national M&E systems
- Proven expertise in providing technical assistance
- Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in national programs and technical staff
- Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple projects/tasks, short deadlines, competing deadlines and intense pressure to perform
- Ability to interact with established networks of senior level international health professionals, donors, universities and other partners
- Appreciation for socio-cultural differences in Countries, preferably having lived and worked in one or more low resource settings
- Awareness of, sensitivity to, and experience in working in multiple soclo-economic settings and with multi-cultural staff and groups
- Ability to develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations worldwide
- Excellent writing and communications skills
- Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams
- Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least two of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, MS Access and power BI
- Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office
- Fluent in written and spoken English
- Excellent facilitation, oral and written communications skills
- Ability to travel nationally.
4th June, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV as one Single Document indicating location to: ng-[email protected]
- Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified. The title/subject of your email and application should be the position / Location you are applying for.
- Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview. Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.