Apply: WHO National Professional Officer

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Deadline: 05 August, 2020

Location: Mogadishu, Somalia

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is  seeking applications from qualified applicants for the post of National Professional Officer (Data Management).

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Responsibilities

  • Regularly extract EPI data from DHIS2 and check for completeness and quality
  • Participate in conducting data cleaning and coordinate with DHIS-2 focal persons to improve EPI data completeness and overall quality
  • Review immunisation data received from districts, and implement data quality improvement plan for EPI programme
  • Participate in monitoring EPI performance of districts through use of appropriate indicators and periodic feedback mechanism
  • Work with districts in planning expansion of EPI fixed centre and making them functional to increase service delivery capacity and decrease reliance on outreach service delivery
  • Work with state, regional EPI and districts in equity analysis and provide technical assistance in increasing service delivery in low coverage areas
  • Be responsible for producing periodic reports analysing up-to-date EPI data using verified population figures and administrative structure

Requirements

  • University degree, preferably in Computer, Communication and Electronics
  • Training certificate from a recognised institute
  • One year, minimum, of experience in designing and management of data bases and data warehousing
  • Experience in designing and development of data collection and management tools for communicable disease surveillance
  • Experience in using GIS tools and statistical software
  • Experience with WHO software applications
  • Demonstrated knowledge in communicable disease surveillance with background on biostatistics
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of principles, practices, methodology and techniques of designing data management tools
  • Excellent knowledge in analysing vector borne diseases data, particularly communicable diseases
  • Excellent capacity for conducting training
  • Expert knowledge of English
  • Expert knowledge of local language

To apply and for more information, click here.

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