Project Manager at the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)


  • The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a Network of public health training institutions in Africa that seeks to strengthen manpower to enhance health systems on the continent. AFENET is a not-for-profit organization which works closely with Ministries of Health in member countries to develop sustainable programs and capacity to strengthen field e…

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    Project Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Project Management&nbsp

    Terms of Reference

    • Provide technical support in improving quality of RI data management in the country.
    • Ensure that data generated is properly managed and analyzed to facilitate data-driven decision Making.
    • Design data collection instruments and databases as needed.
    • Support NPHCDA to build capacity of RI personnel at all levels on data management through development of training modules and training of national, state and LGA personnel on data collection and electronic data entry, data analysis and feedback.
    • Provide support to state and LGA EPI staff to assure data is sufficiently of good quality.
    • Regularly analyze collected data and provide feedback to national, state and LGA EPI Team
    • Follow up with EPI teams at state and LGA levels to ensure that quality data reporting is optimal on all electronic platforms.
    • Provide data for partner reports, donor reports and presentations.
    • Any other assignments that may be assigned by the immediate

      Required Qualification / Experience

      • Master’s Degree in Data Management, Epidemiology, Public Health or Statistics.
      • Experience in Programming Languages such as Python, C++, PHP, .Net and other related languages.
      • Experience in GIS Map analysis (ARC GIS, QGIS, Health Mapper)
      • Experience with STATA, MathLab, SPSS, CSPRO, Epi Info, SAS and other statistical softwares
      • Experience with web-based applications is desired.
      • At least 2 years’ experience in data management, and or working with public health surveillance/monitoring and evaluation system.
      • Two years’ experience working with District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2)
      • Experience working with primary health care systems in Nigeria at all levels.
      • Experience with adult teaching

        Knowledge Requirements / Skills:

        • Language proficiency in English
        • A good understanding the primary health care is a requirement.
        • Strong technical knowledge in public health, epidemiology, PHC systems, and data management
        • Practical experience in the design and implementation of operational research
        • Good leadership and management skills is required.
        • Ability to communicate clearly in English language orally and in writing.
        • A good understanding of public health, data compilation and management and data analysis at all levels
        • Knowledge of all PHC data collection tools
        • Possess advanced data management and analysis skills and proficiency with data management software (EPI-Info, Microsoft Excel, Access, SAS, SQL, or STATA.

        Method of Application

        Interested and qualified? Go to African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) on to apply

        Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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