Data Manager at the World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Data ManagerRef No: 1800523Location: AbujaGrade: NO-BContractual Arrangement: Individual Service ContractorContract duration: 6 monthsSchedule: Full-time Purpose of the PositionThe objective of the post is to ensure WHO data management and M&E activities at national level provides all the required technical support aimed at supporting the country  to:Ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the surveillance and immunization programMonitor achievement of recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria's Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy.Provide evidences through the triangulation of different data available and guide the program;Build capacity of government staff in data management, through formal and on-job training.Description of DutiesThe incumbent is expected to provide data management support to Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and WHO country officer in the following specific tasksUnder the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the  M&E Coordinator, the monitoring and evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task:Ensure quality and timely IDSR data/information is shared with all stakeholders; support all states in the compilation of data for implementation of IDSR.Design and maintain all disease surveillance (Measles, NNT, YF, PBMS, ROTA) database for priority diseases.Produce regular analysis feedback on Accelerated Disease Control (ADC) and New vaccine (PBMS and ROTA)Monitor Timeliness, completeness, and data quality of IDSR data and provide timely feedback to states.Collaborate with other data managers and laboratories to update and harmonizeIDSR data.Triangulation, analysis and feedback of data collected using case-based andIDSR system for selected case-based data set.Produce periodic (weekly, monthly and quarterly) analysis feedback from data to enhance decision making at relevant levels.Conduct data management training to build the capacity of officers in technological innovations.Support the monitoring and evaluation system, immunization/Polio SIAs as well as overall Health Information Management System Strengthening efforts.Perform other activities as required by WHO Representative. 

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