Senior Governance Advisor - Data.Fi Jobs in Nigeria

Senior Governance Advisor - Data.Fi Jobs in Nigeria

USAID has selected Palladium to implement the Translating Data for Implementation (Data.fi) award.

DFI is a $180 million, 5-year project which will serve as USAID’s primary mechanism for data, technology, and health information systems to support HIV activities across strategic PEPFAR countries.

Data.fi is part of a suite of large scale global HIV programs that USAID has recently awarded and represents the next generation of HIV/AIDS programs.

Data.fi will play a key role in USAID’s goals of helping partner countries on their Journey to Self-Reliance and transitioning local organizations to prime recipients of USG funding.

The overall goal of the Data.fi project is to improve global, regional and national in-depth analyses of HIV epidemiologic and program data that can be directly applied to expedite the achievement of PEPFAR targets to attain and sustain control of the HIV epidemic.

The focus also includes directly supporting host country governments and implementing partners to further enhance existing health information system platforms to inform management responses to well-defined gaps in HIV/AIDS programming.

In order to ensure rapid access to high quality data, Data.fi will work towards: accelerating data utilization to rapidly course correct and take to scale cost-effective and impactful activities, models and approaches required to attain and maintain HIV epidemic control; scaling and optimizing in-country health information system capabilities to collect, exchange, adapt, govern, and visualize information in order to track the attainment and maintenance of HIV epidemic control; and supporting the transition of prime funding and implementation to capable local partners in order to meet the PEPFAR goal of 70% of funding to local partners by 2020.

Purpose of Position

Palladium is seeking a Senior Governance Advisor to support the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and the Department of Health Programs, Research, and Statistics (DHPRS) to ensure effective coordination and ICT capacity during the nascent period of development of the Health Facility Registry which is the platform which stores the Master Facility List.

USAID funding has supported the development of this open-source customized solution which will serve as the unique source for public and private health facility data across the country.

The system aims to standardize approval processes at

the heart of regulating dynamic environment with more than 40,000 facilities while also providing transparent access to the public, health providers and the development sector.

Responsibilities
  • Provide technical assistance to enhance governance and coordination capacity of FMOH
    Support MFL TWG to ensure coordination of partners and rapid roll out of the HFR
  • Sensitize stake holders to the advantages of the HFR to create demand for the MFL
  • Conduct national level training of trainers
    15 days in the period July 22 – September 30, 2019

    Requirements
  • A Master’s degree in Public Health, Statistics, Health Informatics, or a related field
  • At least 8 years’ experience advising on health management information systems or routine health information systems
  • Superior knowledge of project management principles to manage projects and work with multi-disciplinary teams including a broad and extensive knowledge of IT principles, methods and techniques;
  • Work well under pressure, skilled in crisis management, and problem solving.
  • Ability to achieve consensus among senior stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English are required to communicate technical information to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise
  • Experience working with Master Facility List and the Health Facility Registry in Nigeria preferred

    How to Apply
  • Application Closing Date
    8th July, 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Senior Governance Advisor - Data.Fi Jobs in Nigeria

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