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Job Title: Chest X-Ray Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Location: Lagos
Duration of Contract: 19 Months (June 2022 to December 2023)
Terms of Reference: GMU CXR M&E Officer
Department: Permanent Secretary Office
Section: GF Grant Management Unit
Reporting to: CXR Project Coordinator

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Background

The Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMoH) is a Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund Grant comprising Tuberculosis and Resilient Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH). As the Principal Recipient, the Ministry of Health is legally responsible for the management of the integrated grant ensuring achievement of the programmatic results and accountability of the grant financial resources.

To fulfil the mandate of the Principal Recipient, the Ministry of Health has established the Grant Management Unit (GMU) to carry out the functions of the PR. The Grant Management Unit works with other implementing units (TB and RSSH) within the LSMoH, Sub-Recipients (SRs) and other implementing partners in executing its mandate and ensuring that the grant is managed and implemented in compliance with the grant agreement signed between the Global Fund and the Principal Recipient.

Overall Objective

  • Taking the lead in the monitoring and evaluation of the Chest X-Ray (CXR) component of the NGA-T-LSMOH Grant in compliance with the policies and procedures of the Global Fund, including the development of Performance Framework, designing of templates, data collection, accurate recording and reporting of activities and indicators, review and analysis of CXR TB screening data to guide programmatic decision-making.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

  • Strengthen monitoring, inspection, evaluation and reporting procedures for the CXR screening component of the grant. Facilitate information collection for internal monitoring, analysis and reporting for CXR programmatic activities and performance indicators for Global Fund grant.
  • Design M&E tools for CXR TB screening data collection, data analysis and reporting.
  • Collate and analyse data from various CXR sites for program improvement.
  • Compute projections for CXR TB Screening that will guide quantifications for paper-based R&R tools.
  • Generate QR Codes to serve as a unique identifier for each person screened for TB with CXR
  • Create and/or manage the electronic data collection platform used for the CXR screening.
  • Train the Data Officers and provide continuous on-the-job mentoring (remote or onsite) across the designated CXR sites
  • Present routine reports of the activities and analyzed data to the management so as to aid in decision making, tracking progress and determining the next steps of action.
  • Conduct routine data quality verification, audits and supervisions of the data officers working on the CXR component of the grant.
  • Work closely with other M&E teams (GMU, STBLCP and SR) to support the implementation of other M&E related activities such as DQA and routine supervision of the grant
  • Suggest strategies to the GMU for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks.
  • Provide direct support to ensure the optimization of the technical component of the CXR systems
  • Support the CXR Project coordinator.
  • Other duties as directed by the supervisor.
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Requirements

  • Degree in Public Health, Medical Sciences, Statistics, Computer Science/ICT and other related fields, with 5 years and above experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Health Programs (with capacity in Database Management, Strategic Information Management, Data Quality Assurance/Assessment)
  • Working knowledge of M&E reporting platforms including Electronic Medical Record System
  • Advance knowledge of Spreadsheets development and management (e.g., MS Excel, Google sheets) for data collection, collation, and reporting
  • Working knowledge of Database development and management tools (e.g., SQL, MS Access, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of data analysis tools (e.g., MS Excel, SPSS, STATA, etc.), experience with PowerBI, Tableau or other advance analytical tools is an added advantage
  • Must possess the ability to analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative data to inform public health programming
  • Ability to troubleshoot computer hardware, software and peripheral
  • Experience in the use of any cloud-based solution will be an added advantage
  • Experience with providing supportive supervision to program sites
  • Experience in Data Governance and Compliance.

 

Job Title: Data Entry Clerk

Location: Lagos
Duration of Contract: 19 Months (June 2022 to December 2023)
Department: Permanent Secretary Office
Section: Global Fund Grant Management Unit
Reporting to: State AIDS Program Coordinator

Background

The Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMoH) is a Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund Grant comprising Tuberculosis and Resilient Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH). As the Principal Recipient, the Ministry of Health is legally responsible for the management of the integrated grant ensuring achievement of the programmatic results and accountability of the grant financial resources.

To fulfil the mandate of the Principal Recipient, the Ministry of Health has established the Grant Management Unit (GMU) to carry out the functions of the PR. The Grant Management Unit works with other implementing units (TB and RSSH) within the LSMoH, Sub-Recipients (SRs) and other implementing partners in executing its mandate and ensuring that the grant is managed and implemented in compliance with the grant agreement signed between the Global Fund and the Principal Recipient.

Specific Objectives

  • To ensure data generated at public and private health facilities within the LGA are reported accurately and in a timely manner for use by the Local Implementation Team and the State program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with LGA Focal persons & M&E Officers and LACA structures to ensure that all Facilities offering HIV services within the LGA are reporting timely data.
  • Transfer data generated from the facility by the Facility records officers/ Facility M&E Officers into a computer file or database system
  • Verify and update all data by comparing it with the facility source documents to ensure the accuracy of data.
  • Ensure that all data in the different thematic areas are submitted to the SASCP M&E officers for onward transmission to the National reporting template.
  • Work with the Implementing Partners within the facility to ensure that timely data is provided to the State AIDS Control Program unit.
  • Work with the Local Implementation Team (which includes the LGA FP, and LGA M&E officer) on coordination and implementation of the HIV activities in their LGAs using data to make informed decisions.
  • Any other task as assigned by the Supervisors at the LGA and State level.

Requirements

  • National Diploma in Data Management related disciplines.
  • Proven experience as a Data Entry Clerk with not less than 2 years of work experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Suite of Applications and Database Tools
  • Great attention to detail
  • Experience working with Electronic Medical Record Systems including DHIS2
  • Experience in Data Management of Health Programs especially HIV
  • Knowledge of National HIV Guidelines
  • Experience in working with Public and Private Health Facilities
  • Experience in Data Quality Assurance / Assessment.
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Job Title: Data Officer

Location: Lagos
Duration of Contract: 19 Months (June 2022 to December 2023)
Department: Permanent Secretary Office
Section: Disease Control/ State Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program/Grant Management Unit
Reporting to: Grant Management Unit Coordinator

Background

The Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMoH) is a Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund Grant comprising Tuberculosis and Resilient Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH). As the Principal Recipient, the Ministry of Health is legally responsible for the management of the integrated grant ensuring achievement of the programmatic results and accountability of the grant financial resources.

To fulfil the mandate of the Principal Recipient, the Ministry of Health has established the Grant Management Unit (GMU) to carry out the functions of the PR. The Grant Management Unit works with other implementing units (TB and RSSH) within the LSMoH, Sub-Recipients (SRs) and other implementing partners in executing its mandate and ensuring that the grant is managed and implemented in compliance with the grant agreement signed between the Global Fund and the Principal Recipient.

Overall Objective

  • The GMU Data Officer will work on the NGA-T-LSMOH Grant together with the State’s TB Program (STBLCP) to support the implementation of the TB Control Program in the operationalizing of the TB X-Ray Vans and Machines across all GF supported sites to improve TB case notification in the state.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

  • Daily entry of client’s details on the CAD (Computer-aided diagnosis) data management system for the Radiographer.
  • Ensure timely and accurate daily entry of project data.
  • Ensure accurate and efficient tracking of forms.
  • Update daily data stats and registers.
  • Ensure neat and accurate filling of data forms including collation of presumptive, those sent for sputum testing and positive TB cases (both bacteriological and clinical).
  • Resolve data queries raised with relevant stakeholders.
  • Maintain strict standards of patient confidentiality and access to patient-identifiable information.
  • Print all abnormal x-rays and reports and give them to the relevant clinical/monitoring teams (on demand).
  • Report any unusual events during the screening period.
  • Carry out Data verification and Quality Assurance checks.
  • Assist the Principal Recipient (PR – Lagos State TB Control Program) in generating reports to meet reporting deadlines for the Donor (Global Funds).
  • Assist with other project-related tasks if required.
  • Support other staff members of the team when required
  • Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team that is target driven and result orientated.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
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Requirements

  • OND / HND / B.Sc in Health Information Management, Data Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science and other related disciplines.
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in data management in public health projects
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Google Suite applications
  • Experience working on Databases
  • Experience with a non-governmental organization will be an added advantage.
  • Experience working with TB screening or other health screening programs
  • Flexibility across a range of field and office related tasks
  • Knowledge of TB and HIV Disease Programs will be an added advantage
  • Good attitude, self-motivated and ability to work well individually as well as in a team.
  • Experience in implementing Quality Improvement Interventions in Health Programs
  • Experience in Data Governance and Compliance.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advanced to the next stage of the selection process.
  • The successful candidates are expected to resume by June 2022.

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Deadline:  5:00 PM: 28th April 2022.

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