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Graduate Data Technical Officer At African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Date Posted: 17/May/2014
Deadline: 30/May/2014

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of Three (3) Drivers for the Nigerian Field Epidemiology and Training Program (NFELTP) National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) program.

AFENET is recruiting to fill the position below:

Data Technical Officer

Work hours: Full time
Slot: 3

The responsibilities of the Data Technical Officer include:

  • Developing and implementing integrated District health Management Information Systems(DHIS) for routine data, semi- permanent data, and survey data.
  • Manage information, communications and technology ICT Solutions, materials and experiences developed by DHIS Developers.
  • Conduct DHIS Training for health workers, LIOs, PHCCs, SIOs, Ministry of Health officials etc. at LGA and national levels. He/she will also develop DHIS training Programs.
  • Use communication and information technology to support health structures.
  • Data cleaning, sorting, pruning, storing and archiving and analysis of data.
  • Perform GIS Map analysis for GIS Projects.
  • Perform other tasks given to him by the Data Management Team Lead and Coordinator.

Certifications, License, Physical Requirements or Other Expertise Required

  • First degree in health sciences, computer sciences, statistical analysis or public health.
  • Experience in assessing and/or supporting health information systems in Nigeria.
  • Must have a holistic understanding of Health Information Systems Program
  • Experience in Programming Languages such as Python, C++, PHP, Net and other related languages.
  • Experience in GIS Map analysis (ARC GIS, QGIS, Health Mapper)
  • Must also have previous experience working with DHIS.
  • Experience with STATA, Math Lab, SPSS, CSPRO, Epi Info, SAS.
  • Experience with Routine Immunization and Polio Programs or any public health related projects.
  • Advanced Academic/Professional qualification will be an added advantage.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Proven knowledge of modern office procedures.
  • Fluency in English Language.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different nationalities.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV, application letter and relevant documentation to:

The Administrator,
African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET),
No. 50 Haile Selassie Street,
Asokoro, Abuja.

Email: [email protected]

Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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