Ongoing recruitment at The Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is the umbrella organization for applied epidemiology training, programs in Africa. It oversees the Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FETP) in 16 countries of Africa. FETP is modeled after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS).

The main objective of AFENET through its FETP is to build and offer epidemiological services in the country for strengthening public health systems particularly disease surveillance and response, The program is partly funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). AFENET’s current focus is on interventions for the control of priority diseases in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS.

Africa Field Epidemiology Network is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Data Manager
Location:
Abuja
Job Description

The responsibilities of the data manager include:

  • Ensure that data generated is properly managed and analyzed to facilitate data-driven decision making
  • Design data collection instruments and databases as needed
  • Train state and LGA consultants on data collection and electronic data entry
  • Train national program officers
  • Provide support to state and LGA consultants to assure data of sufficiently good quality
  • Regularly analyze collected data and provide feedback to state and LGA consultants
  • Provide regular updates to polio communication team on key performance indicators
  • Provide data for partner reports, donor reports and presentations

Certifications, License, Physical Requirements or Other Expertise Required
Required:

  • Masters degree (or equivalent) in data management, epidemiology, public health or related field

Prior Work Experience:

  • Possess at least 5 years’ experience in data management, and or working with public health surveillance /monitoring and evaluation system
  • Experience working with immunization systems at LGA, State and national levels
  • Experience working with District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2)
  • Experience in Programming Languages such as Python, C++, PHP, .Net and other related languages
  • Experience in public health informatics
  • Experience in GIS Map analysis (ARC GIS, QGIS, Health Mapper)
  • Must also have previous experience working with DHIS.
  • Experience with STATA, MathLab, SPSS, CSPRO, Epi Info, SAS

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Language Proficiency: Level IV English (fluency in both written and oral) is required.
  • Job Knowledge: A good understanding of public health, data compilation and management and data analysis. In addition, experience or knowledge of immunization and public health surveillance systems is an advantage.
  • Skills and Abilities: Possess advanced data management and analysis skills and proficiency with data management software (EPI-Info, Microsoft Excel, Access, SAS, SQL, or STATA). Experience with web-based applications is desired.

Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Prev1 of 4Next
Go to next page for more

GET JOB ALERTS
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get vacancies and employment updates to your email inbox.

Speak Your Mind

*


Get a Job Today with Joblanda


Reports released in early 2016 reveal more than 1.3 million Nigerians suffered job losses during the second quarter of 2015 alone, bringing the country's total unemployment rate to greater than 6 million individuals. In an effort to combat these statistics, staffing and education advancement advocate Joblanda has launched increased efforts to work with those affected by Nigeria's diminishing employment availability.

Joblanda is focused on delivering employment, career, and educational advancement opportunities to Nigerians who are seeking them. Built on the premise of doing more than just collecting and listing vacancies, we also help ensure each vacancy is well-matched to the job seeker by organizing the listings by required academic qualifications, years of experience, and industries of expertise.

In order to drive individual and collective economic growth, we also disseminate information about scholarships and educational opportunities as well as events and initiatives that can help people advance to a better career. We want to assist people In gaining the tools and information they need to live a better life, and we know that finding a great career is vital to accomplishing that goal.

joblanda gif

GET JOB ALERTS
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get vacancies and employment updates to your email inbox.