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Surveillance Data Specialist

Closing: Apr 6, 2024

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Published: Mar 22, 2024 (28 days ago)

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Qualifications
What do you need to apply?
  • MSH employs people of passion, we seek those individuals who dream of a better world. We look for professionals who combine experience, local knowledge, and an understanding of international best practices.

Specific requirements for this role would be:
Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Epidemiology or related field.   

Experience:

  • Bachelor's and 4-6 years of experience, or Master-s and 2-4 years of experience, or Doctorate and 0-2 years of experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good analytical, presentation and reporting skills
  • Good experience on surveillance activities
  • Knowledge and experience in training and capacity building
  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, data visualization (maps, graphs, charts, etc) database (i.e. MS Power BI, Tableau, SAS, SPSS, Stata, R) and other statistical applications
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Previous work with stakeholders (NCDC, FMOH MLSD, FMOH DFDS, NAFDAC, FMoEnv, Fed Min of Agric & Rural Devpt, NIMR, PCN, etc) is an added advantage

Competencies:                                              

  • Supervision:  Works independently and reports to the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
  • Decision Making: Working within project strategy and policy guidelines, makes decisions with regards to work responsibilities and is accountable for them
  • Responsibility over data or information: Has access to information within project and is responsible for program data generation and management.
  • Responsibility over assets: Overall responsibility assigned assets in the program.
  • Ability to work independently.
Responsibilities
Qualifications
What do you need to apply?
  • MSH employs people of passion, we seek those individuals who dream of a better world. We look for professionals who combine experience, local knowledge, and an understanding of international best practices.

Specific requirements for this role would be:
Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Epidemiology or related field.   

Experience:

  • Bachelor's and 4-6 years of experience, or Master-s and 2-4 years of experience, or Doctorate and 0-2 years of experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good analytical, presentation and reporting skills
  • Good experience on surveillance activities
  • Knowledge and experience in training and capacity building
  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, data visualization (maps, graphs, charts, etc) database (i.e. MS Power BI, Tableau, SAS, SPSS, Stata, R) and other statistical applications
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Previous work with stakeholders (NCDC, FMOH MLSD, FMOH DFDS, NAFDAC, FMoEnv, Fed Min of Agric & Rural Devpt, NIMR, PCN, etc) is an added advantage

Competencies:                                              

  • Supervision:  Works independently and reports to the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
  • Decision Making: Working within project strategy and policy guidelines, makes decisions with regards to work responsibilities and is accountable for them
  • Responsibility over data or information: Has access to information within project and is responsible for program data generation and management.
  • Responsibility over assets: Overall responsibility assigned assets in the program.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • The Surveillance Data Specialist will support the implementation of surveillance activities under the Fleming Project Fund.
  • They will assist the MERL team in review of MERL surveillance workplans, surveillance plans and protocols, supporting sites to implement MERL surveillance activities (as may be necessary), monitoring implementation of surveillance workplan activities, update/review/develop materials/tools for surveillances, conduct training on surveillance, monitoring surveillance activities, review of data from other relevant sources, facilitating learning, data use, develop/adapt reporting templates for surveillance activities, collating surveillance indicators for reporting and compiling reports.
  • This includes identifying and monitoring progress toward surveillance targets, assessing surveillance performance, collecting, and analyzing surveillance data, documenting lessons learned, and ensuring the production of surveillance reports that are timely, accurate, and comprehensive.
  • Providing support to institutional and human capacity building for surveillance activities. Make input in plans to ensure sustainability of surveillance activities.
  • This list is not exhaustive, Surveillance Data Specialist will be expected to carry out other duties as assigned to achieve the outcomes desired by our client and needed by the people the project aims to serve.

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