Data Managers at CDC and African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

THE UNITED STATES CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTOR AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Data Managers at CDC and African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, through the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of 2 Data Managers to support United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) to develop and maintain databases, conduct timely analysis and reporting of data; improve data quality monitoring; improve data use and improve feedback of data to key stakeholders and reporting sources. The data manager will ensure data harmonization between levels within the agency.

Job Position: Data Manager (x2)

Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the data manager include:
Ensure the data generated is properly managed and analysed to facilitate data-driven decision making
Design data collection instruments and databases as needed
Train state and LGA consultants on data collection and electronic data entry
Train national program officers
Provide support to state and local government consultants to ensure data of sufficiently good quality.
Regularly analyze collected data and provide feedback to state and local government consultants
Provide regular updates to polio communication team on key performance indicators
Provide data for partner reports, donor reports and presentations
Requirements

Educational / Experience
Masters degree or equivalent in data management, epidemiology, public health or related field.
Possess at least two years experience in data management, and or working in public health surveillance systems

Knowledge Requirements
Language Proficiency: Level IV English (fluency in both written and oral is required)
Job Knowledge: A good understanding of public health, data compilation and management and data analysis. In addition, experience or knowledge of immunization and public health surveillance systems is an advantage
Skills and Abilities: Possess advanced data management and analysis skills and proficiency with data management software (EPI info, Microsoft Excel, Access, SAS, SQL, STATA). Experience with web-based applications is desired.

Application Closing Date
12th July, 2012

How to Apply
Submit your resume, application letter and relevant documentation to:

The Administrator,
African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
No. 50, Haile Selassie Street, Asokoro, Abuja

or send to: kibretbf@gmail.com, ghinyere@gmail.com
Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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