Strategic Information Advisor

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Published March 22, 2022
Location Taraba, Nigeria
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Position 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

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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;

 

  • Prepares periodic reports of activities; and

 

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualification/ Experience:

 

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology and other related fields with 8 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

How to apply

Method of Application:

 

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV by email using “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.

 

  • 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

 

  • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

 

  • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.

 

  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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