Malaria Consortium Health Management Information System (HMIS) Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Malaria Consortium Health Management Information System (HMIS) Officer Jobs in Nigeria



Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions


Responsibilities


Technical contributions

  • Assess the HMIS of each of supported states to identify data quality gaps and develop a quality improvement plan to address identified issues
  • Support the selection of model health facilities to receive focused intervention and serve as model health facilities for impact analysis for SMC project
  • Plan and implement HMIS activities such as data validation, Data Quality Assessment (DQA), coordination meetings, capacity building in data quality and coordinate supportive supervisory visit by MC field staff (Cluster Supervisors and Field Officers) to strengthen health management information system in SMC project-supported health facilities.
  • Provide technical assistance to the NMEP/SMEP in the use and management of HMIS tools and DHIS2;
  • Support the implementation of the HMIS at field level by leading on users’ capacity building and delivery of in-country training on a variety of HMIS topics and provide supportive supervision as a continuous learning opportunity for MC field staff and LGA stakeholders
  • Ensure high quality data are available on a regular and timely basis for programmatic decision making through data validation and DQA processes
  • Conduct a regular check of the
    completeness and timeliness of state and national malaria data in DHIS2 and flag areas of gap and follow up with the states and NMEP and support the states to incorporate corrections from DQA findings in the data on the DHIS2 platform;
  • Manage the data collection and management processes from selected health facility HMIS records and DHIS2 platform monthly

    Program Management

  • Support NMEP and SMoH to ensure implementation of the data quality improvement plan
  • Support NMEP in her efforts to create a repository for campaign data on DHIS2 platform

    Representation

  • Participate in events/ meetings related to HMIS at national level
  • Actively participate in the M&E Community of Practice of MC.


    Requirements


  • Degree in Statistics, Demography, Mathematics or related discipline
    A minimum of 4 years post qualification
    Experience in managing HMIS as well as familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems
    Experience in DQA and data quality improvement approaches


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 14th August, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; Malaria Consortium Health Management Information System (HMIS) Officer Jobs in Nigeria


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