Job Offers - Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria

Full Time6 months ago
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Job Summary

IHVN is seeking a dedicated and passionate Data Officer to join our team and play a crucial role in a groundbreaking project focused on improving HIV care and prevention among key populations through digital health interventions.
The successful candidate will work closely with the healthcare providers, key population civil society organizations, and Study and Data Coordinator to ensure the quality of study data.
The candidate will be responsible for managing study data collection forms and databases, data entry of paper-based clinical forms into the REDCap study database, and provide trouble-shooting support for the digital health app.


Lead the day-to-day coordination and management of study-related data and digital health app functioning at the site level.
Check for completeness in source documents and consistency between paper-based registers and the REDCap database.
Carry out daily manual data checks to verify completeness check for data errors against paper forms.
Extract data from participant electronic health records or tablet-based data to REDCap.
Ensure completeness, validity, consistency, timeliness, and accuracy of electronic health record data and/or tablet-based data.
Evaluate databases and check for inconsistencies, duplicates, or missing data on a weekly basis.
Meet monthly with the study statistician to review data and address any issues with data quality, merges, and freezes.
Train healthcare staff and key population participants on the use of the digital health app, with support from the Study and Data Coordinator.
Ensure that project activities are executed in compliance with ethical guidelines and regulations.
Work with the digital health app team to troubleshoot issues.
Collaborate with the Study and Data Coordinator and other study team members to collect, manage, and analyze project data.
Participate in team meetings and provide input on project data.
Participate in the review of standard operating procedures (SOPs) established for data management.

Experience, skills, and competencies

Strong understanding of digital health technologies and their application in healthcare settings.
Experience with Microsoft, Excel, Access, MS SQL Server, MySQL, electronic medical record systems, and REDCap
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with diverse communities.
Knowledge of ethical considerations related to working with key populations and vulnerable communities.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Sensitivity to cultural and social issues impacting key populations in HIV care and prevention.

Educational qualification

Bachelor’s degree in public health, social sciences, or a related field
Human subject protection and good clinical practice training

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Job Offers - Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria
Job Offers - Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria
1 Vacancy-Full Time
Abuja, Nigeria