NPO Data Improvement Officer at 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 position below:Job Title: NPO Data Improvement Officer Ref Id: 1703803 Location: Abuja, NigeriaGrade: NO-BContractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4Contract Duration: 2 YearsOrganization: AF/FRH - Family and Reproductive HealthObjectives of the ProgrammePromoting good health at key stages of life, taking into account the need to address health equity, social determinants of health and human rights, with a focus on preventing morbidity, mortality and disability from vaccine-preventable diseases through the optimum use of currently available and new vaccines.Purpose of the PositionThe purpose of this position is to support Member states on the efforts to improve the information management system and Data quality.The officer will contribute to the promotion of the use of high quality data for better decision-making. He will also support the coordination between different stake holders including internal and external partners working within data agenda in the country.Description Of Duties The incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities which are performed according to the needs and agenda:According to the country HMIS plan cycle, coordinate effectively with internal and external partners to facilitate the development, implementation or review of an evidence-based  immunization strategic and annual data improvement plan based on the country’s information system assessment and data quality review aligned  with the overall  health information strengthening plan, cMYP and annual plan of action:Support articulation of the strategic and annual immunization data improvement plan with national relevant documentations such as HMIS strengthening plan and CMYP & annual operational planEnsure identified data strengthening activities are included within cMYP and overall immunization annual plan of actionSupport development and progress review of strategic and annual joint investments for data strengtheningCoordinate and support the country to identify resources throughout the planning, development,  implementation and review phases for data strengthening activitiesEnsure identified data strengthening activities align with recommendations from the strategic data  improvement planEnsure daily implementation of the data strengthening activities as in the annual plan and assess the level of its implementation on monthly and quarterly  basis  an share with ICC, IST and AFROTo facilitate dissemination and capacity building of national stakeholders at all levels around WHO tools in link with data strengthening. Facilitate cross-program communication and collaboration, as feasible, on data monitoring and improvement activities in the country including DQS, DQR (data desk review and in depth-review) , RDQA, SARA, data review meetings, joint appraisals, surveys (post campaign, immunisation coverage, equity, KAP), data and information system strengthening activities and trainings, including with the Health Data Collaborative and country’s monitoring and evaluation program where applicable.To support and promote data use for better decision-making at all levels to increase immunisation coverage and equity.To facilitate effective and regular communication between all internal and external partners throughout the development, implementation and continuous monitoring of the country’s immunization strategic and annual data  improvement plan aligned  with the overall health information strengthening planTo provide technical support throughout all phases of planning, implementation, and follow-up of data strengthening activities including but not limited to:Budgeting of activitiesResource allocation and linking with annual operational planTrainings and/or review meetingsFollow-up for activitiesTo develop and use a monitoring framework to monitor all data strengthening activities outlined in the country’s immunization strategic and annual data improvement plan as well as the health data strengthening plan, including regular reporting to the country and partners on:Implementation status for data strengthening activitiesIdentified gaps or challenges to planned implementationGAVI grant performance monitoring and evaluation requirementsMapping of data strengthening activities and partner engagementIdentified outputs and outcomes for each data strengthening activityTo facilitate mobilization of technical assistance and financial resources to support the country to respond to critical gaps in a timely mannerTo provide timely responses to inquiries from internal and external partnersTo perform other related responsibilities 

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