National Community Engagement Data Assistant

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: National Community Engagement Data Assistant Ref No: 1900659Location: AbujaGrade: G6Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)Contract duration: 6 monthsSchedule: Full-time  Purpose of the PositionNigeria continues to make strides in polio eradication, however, the resurgence of the circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Viruses type 2 (cVDPV2) is posing a challenge mainly due to high immunity gaps due to low demand for routine immunization.The national government along with development partners are currently implementing various strategies to address the challenges of immunity gaps, which include engagement of communities through their leaders to ensure all eligible children completed 5 immunization visits as per schedule.Description of DutiesUnder the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the NPO Routine Immunization/EPI Communication Specialist, the Community Engagement Data Assistant will carry out the following specific task:Collaborate with appropriate partner teams, Ministries of Health (MoH), to establish the CE data management and reporting systems required to support the implementation of Communication / community engagementRepresent WHO as needed in meetings and conferences where CE data are presented or discussed.Ensure appropriate interactions with counterparts in Ministries of Health, national, partners and others to enable the sharing and processing of CE data to meet the needs of national and program-wide data review committees.Support the design and implementation of CE mobile-based/ODK data collection as well as data use for action as per the programmatic need of government, partners, and within WHODevelop CE data systems and related standard operating procedures and support in-country partners (MoH and partners) to enable Communication / community engagement data to flow as needed.Develop and implement approaches to clean communication / community engagement data, using completeness, internal consistency and logic checks; automate the generation of Communication / community engagement data quality reports; ensure systematic follow-up of data irregularities.Verify Communication / community engagement data quality (completeness, timeliness), identify gaps in health information management, recommend and monitor progress with corrective actions.Provide technical input and technical review of Communication / community engagement data management plans from partners.Provide trend and detail analysis of the social data during IPDs/OBRs.Support and participate in field activities designed by the MoH and partners to optimized routine immunization activities.Perform other activities as required by WHO Representative. 

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