Data Analyst at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 150 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people.

Job Title: Data Analyst 


  • The Data Analyst will oversee data collection, verification, and analysis for an upcoming UNITAID project to expand access to preventive chemotherapy for pregnant women in Nigeria. This project aims to scale up an innovative, community-based approach to expand coverage of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp) for pregnant women.
  • The Data Analyst will provide key support for deployment of tablet-based data collection, supporting adherence to standard operating procedures in data collection, verification and quality improvement. Provide routine reports to the M&E Advisor on status of data collection, successes and challenges, and recommendations for overcoming them.
  • Support and build capacity of health workers and managers in quality data recording, analysis and interpretation, and use of data for improvement.
  • Collect and report provincial/district service delivery data against the indicators. Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures. Generate data analysis for reporting.


  • Oversee day-to-day data collection of provincial/district service delivery dat
  • Coordinate all M&E data collection capacity-building activities with facility staff
  • Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data quality audits
  • Conduct initial analysis of dat
  • Contribute to results reporting to UNITAID by providing written documentation on M&E activities and indicator results for progress and annual reports, as appropriate.
  • Utilize the data collected to inform strategic decision-making and project plannin
  • Ensure relevant data is entered into JADE, Jhpiego’s organization-wide performance management system, designed to capture, analyze, and disseminate project data
  • Promote and support the dissemination of project information among the project team


  • Bachelors degree in international public health, demography, statistics, social sciences or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating large, multi-year international health sector development programs (approximately $10M per year)
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, operations research, health management information systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation
  • M&E experience in maternal and child health care
  • Familiarity with Democratic Republic of Congo health management information system and other national M&E systems
  • Proven expertise in providing technical assistance
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in national programs and technical staff
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple projects/tasks, short deadlines, competing deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability to interact with established networks of senior level international health professionals, donors, universities and other partners
  • Appreciation for socio-cultural differences in countries, preferably having lived and worked in one or more low resource settings
  • Awareness of, sensitivity to, and experience in working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural staff and groups
  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations worldwide
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, MS Access
  • Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Excellent facilitation, oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to travel nationally.
  • Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; personal accident insurance; 403 (b) retirement plan; life and disability insurance; travel insurance; education assistance plan and more.

Location: Nigeria

Closing Date
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