Program Officer, Program Monitoring and Reporting, Strategic Information at Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria

  • Medical/Healthcare/ Pharmaceutical ,NGO
  • Full time
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Lagos ,Oyo
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 2 openings
  • Job experience 3 years

Job Description

Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Reports to: Director of Technical Programs

Summary/Overview

  • S/He will provide technical support and oversight for the implementation of Strategic Information activities to meet program targets.
  • The Program Officer is to ensure data quality, adhere to best practices in data collection, collation, reporting and use in different levels.
  • S/he will promote health system strengthening activities at all levels, and the use of standard tools and indicators required in the program.
  • The Program Officer will also collaborate with the Government of Nigeria agencies to conduct monitoring and evaluation activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Monitor collection, collation, analysis, reporting and use of data.
    • Ensure completeness, correctness and consistency of all program reports.
    • Provide guidance to state and facility staff on indicators, reporting and data quality issues.
    • Support the routine use of data for decision making at supported states, Local Government Areas(LGAs) and facilities through gap analyses and run charts.
    • Participate in the development and periodic review of program reporting protocols.
    • Ensure compliance of facilities, LGAs and States to reporting timelines.
    • Participate in development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Program Monitoring and Reporting.
    • Participate in developing matrices in line with indicator requirements
    • Generate all program reports including adhoc reports, routine program reports and USAID quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports.
    • Archive all reports received from facilities/LGAs.
    • Ensure reporting tools, standard monitoring and evaluation indicators are utilized for consistency in measurement.
    • Participate in the development of Performance Monitoring Plans and Monitoring &Evaluation
  • Participate in health system strengthening activities.
  • Generate regular gap analysis to show program/ state progress towards achieving set targets.
  • Put in place proper feedback mechanism is put for data quality of indicator reports.
  • Participate in periodic data quality assessments at health facilities we support, generate reports and track implementation of recommendations from the exercise.
  • Participate in facility assessment and activation activities and provide technical support as required.
  • Strengthen national reporting lines at supported health facilities.
  • Provide technical guidance on program indicators across all thematic units.
  • Oversee data reporting on eTB Manager, GxAlert/Aspect softwares and TB notification app.
  • Support use of data for program planning, evaluation, and policy advocacy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Strategic Information.

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Experience:

  • A University degree in any of the following or related fields: Medicine, Pharmacy, Natural and Social sciences, Statistics, Public Health and Epidemiology. A master’s degree will be an added advantage. Minimum of three years working experience in relevant field.
  • Experience in data collection, processing and use.
  • Experience with tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS programs or related health service programs; experience working with tuberculosis prevention, diagnosis and treatment and/or impact mitigation programs in the West African context is desirable.
  • Experience with the USAID and Global Funds Strategic Information System is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation practices, methods, tools and guidelines.
  • United States Government- funded monitoring and evaluation programs reporting framework for tuberculosis, including indicator definitions
  • National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme Recording and Reporting tools.
  • Ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, STATA, and/or Business Intelligence tools and make recommendations based on findings.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, verbal skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • Must have the ability to obtain, analyze, organize and interpret data and present findings in both oral and written form.
  • Report writing and presentation skills.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office package applications especially Excel and Access.
  • Team player with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Have a clear understanding of the health system structure and the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme.
  • Have a supportive attitude towards strengthening local partners and building local capacities for self-management.
  • Be willing to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders, especially primary stakeholders.
  • Flexibility, willing to travel and work during weekends.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to the “Deputy Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

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Note

  • Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email.
  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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