Data Officer

Job Information

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    Category IT Jobs
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    Posted On Feb 1 ,2021
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Sightsavers
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    Contact Email [email protected]

Job Description

  • The Data Officer is a member of the Country NTD technical team and will report to the Country Technical Adviser, NTDs. The Data Officer is will support downstream partners in data collection, analysis and reporting on the epidemiological and training, mass administration of medicine and maintenance of information technology for the FCDO Ascend project in Nigeria.
  • The role will work closely with the Country Technical Adviser, NTDs and ensure the accuracy, validity, reliability, timeliness, relevance and completeness of the programme data.
  • Data Management (80% of the time):

    • Support the Country Technical Adviser NTDs to oversee data entry, validation, analysis and reporting on the epidemiological, social data and training, mass administration of medicine and maintenance of information technology.
    • Support the downstream partners under Ascend in ensuring the collection of quality data by supporting, training, monitoring and supportive supervision and data review.
    • Monitor treatment in the field and conduct a periodic spot check to validate treatment report.

    Dissemination of Reports (20% of the time):

    • Ensure the timely dissemination of reports including key performance indicators to the Country Technical Adviser NTDs to ensure timely production of programme reports.

    The principal accountabilities are not meant to be an exhaustive list of tasks. The need for flexibility is required and the job holder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employee’s skill and abilities whenever reasonably instructed