Strategic Information Officer, Prevention and Community Services at an Indigenous Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization


We are an indigenous non-profit and non-governmental organization with Head Office in Abuja and field offices in several locations across Nigeria. We are in the business of saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for people living with; and affected by HIV. It is an organization built on strong core values, we believe strongly in commitment, innovation, inspiring leadership and partnerships.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Strategic Information Officer, Prevention and Community Services

Job Code: SI021
Location: Abuja
Grant Duration: Subject to availability of funds and exceptional grant performance

Do You Have What it Takes to Join Us?

  • We are in search of innovative, creative, and self-motivated talents with outstanding skills and proven track records in the advertised position.
  • A reliable individual who is committed, audacious, accountable, and passionate (females and HIV community members are strongly encouraged to apply) with strong core values to work with our highly experienced team at our Head and state offices
  • A reliable executor who is flexible and can hit the ground running in aiding the organization achieve its goals as it aligns with saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for the most vulnerable. If this typifies you, kindly read on:

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight for the regular data collection across implementing entities and ensure the quality of the data by random verifications and validations while preserving data in a safe and accessible way
  • Provision of technical support on SI and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant program team and stakeholders including thematic leads.
  • Supervise the implementation of SI field activities and ensure they adhere to the organization, GON and USG Monitoring and Evaluation system.
  • Coordinate and engage thematic POCs, supported entities and state stakeholders to collect data against agreed indicators in line with GON and USG requirements
  • Provide oversight and support for use of program Monitoring and Evaluation tools across all supported entities programming in the health and non-health sector.
  • Coordinate validation of community processes and conduct completeness, consistency and accuracy checks on all data including EMR extracts before upload and submission to USG/CDC/PEPFAR DATIM/DHIS, NDR and NDHIS portal on a quarterly, semiannual and annual reporting cycles for assigned supported entities.
  • Support point of contact for external M and E activities including meetings coordinated by Donor and GON (NACA/NASCP)
  • Identification of capacity building needs for the state SI teams and facilitate related processes to ensure systems are optimized for proper reporting of community services
  • Coordinate, collate and review SI narrative report on monthly and quarterly basis
  • Support processes to ensure complete health sector and nonhealth data reflects 100% on all reporting platforms for assigned thematic areas
  • Support processes to improve state level reporting of data and promote data use across thematic areas including recency and self-testing across the program.
  • Support surveillance and quality improvement activities in collaboration with CO evaluation team
  • Develop customized community DQA strategy and templates for analysis in collaboration with the DQA lead
  • Perform any other duties assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of a University Degree in Social sciences, Natural Sciences, Computer science, Public Health, Statistics or any related field
  • A minimum of 5 to 6 years’ experience in a mid-level reporting position with Local or International NGOs; preferably in HIV Care and treatment.
  • Master’s Degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, International Health Management, Big Data science, Computer Science will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience with using the harmonized National Tools for both health and non-health
  • Experience with DHIS, DATIM, and NDR reporting a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Access required;
  • Knowledge and Experience reporting of MER indicators.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team and lead;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
8th November, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
And
Submit their current CV and Suitability Statement not more than 200 words indicating the Position and Location in Microsoft Word format by email to: [email protected] using the JOB TITLE, LOCATION AND APPLICANT FULL NAME (e.g. Strategic Information Officer, Prevention and Community Services – SI021 – Abuja, ADESUWA NWACHUKWU) as the subject of the email.

Note

  • It is important to apply via the link and the mail, as application sent to ONLY the email address will be considered invalid.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to advance to the next stage of the selection process
  • Qualified Locals and residents of this location are encouraged to apply
  • Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if suitable applications are received.