Data Analysts at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. In collaboration with UNITAIDS, Jhpiego will be implementing a Malaria-in-Pregnancy (MIP) project. This project aims to scale up an innovative, community-based approach to expand coverage of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (lPTp), with quality assured sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP), for pregnant women.

The project will operate over a five-year period. Jhpiego hereby invites applications from highly resourceful, experienced and dynamic professionals for the position below:

Job Title:
Data Analyst

Location: Ebonyi


  • 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.
  • 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-today data collection of provincial/district service delivery data, conduct initial analysis of data and ensure quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data quality audits.

Additional Information
All staff members of Jhpiego, regardless of the level of their responsibilities are expected to:

  • Model the mission and values stated above
  • Participate in the business development processes
  • Contribute to the knowledge sharing and transfer process
  • Make responsible decisions that result in time and cost containment and clear accountability
  • Participate in multiple teams, adopt team spirit, take responsibility for action items assigned nd provide feedback as needed
  • Multitask, be able to manage competing priorities and be able to prioritize in order to meet program and/or organizational objectives

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s 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.
  • Data analysis experience in maternal and child health care.
  • Familiarity with Nigeria health management information system and other national M&E systems.
  • Appreciation for socio-cultual differences in countries, preferably having lived and worked in one or more low resource settings.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
28th March, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and a CV as on single word document to: The title/subject of the email and application should be the position applied for.


  • Applicants that do not adhere to the stated format of application will be disqualified. For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for interview. Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • This position is contingent upon award from UNITAID. Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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