Economic Community of West African States Principal Programme Officer, Health Information Jobs in Nigeria

Economic Community of West African States Principal Programme Officer, Health Information Jobs in Nigeria

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the region.


  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the regional policy and advocacy tools for Health Information System (HIS);
  • Responsible for the implementation of the HIS components of WAHO projects;
  • Assess and document the technical capacity needs for efficient performance of the regional information sharing platform in West Africa;
  • Evaluate the technical support requests from member countries ministries of health;
  • Provide technical assistance to Member States on health information systems;
  • Lead and advocate for the establishment of a regional pool of experts to provide technical assistance in health informatics to Member States;
  • Support the establishment and facilitation of the HIS Partners Forum for the strengthening of integrated HIS in West Africa;
  • Provide technical support to countries in designing and implementing data quality improvement plans;
  • Support the implementation of innovative solutions to promote the integration of health data management;
  • Responsible for the collation of relevant multi-source data and the analysis of such data to provide timely relevant information to WAHO and on request to Member States
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with the relevant Lead for Epidemics information at ECOWAS RCDC
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Health Economics, Health Information/Statistics, Information Communications Technology (ICT), or relevant
    related field of equal relevance to international development assistance from a recognized university;
  • 10 years professional experience in planning and health information including 5 years at a supervisory level;
  • Knowledge in designing and planning of health programs;
  • Knowledge in data base development and management in health information analysis;
  • Experience in the management of health information systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of the HIS information platform or similar international software for health systems data capture, analysis and reporting.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 24th June, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Economic Community of West African States Principal Programme Officer, Health Information Jobs in Nigeria

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