Zonal Data Assistant 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: Zonal Data Assistant Ref Id: 1703734Location: BauchiGrade: G6Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service ContractorContract duration: 6 MonthsSchedule: Full-timePurpose of the PositionThe objective of the post is to support the WHO data management activities at zonal level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the zone/states 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 timely utilization of different data available and guide the program.Description of DutiesUnder the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the state coordinator the monitoring and evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task:Capture, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic area in EPI/PEI.Update the all Zonal disease databases with results received from the laboratories and WCOTrack and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to states on a bi weekly frequency.Maintain records of all hard copies of documents received from states and those forwarded to WCO through the zoneDocument monthly activities – monthly reports transmitted by the 26th of the month shared with zonePerform data harmonization, validation and cleaning on all data received before forwarding to ZDM/M&EProvide regular feedback on data quality, timeliness and completeness to states for action.Track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to relevant levels.Follow up with states in the zone to acquire complete and timely data.Create and secure back-up copies of data in the zone.Provide all round data management support to the ZDMPerform other activities as required by the Zonal Coordinator 

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