NCDC Recruitment 2020- NCDC currently recruiting: This article is to inform the general public that the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) is currently accepting application from suitably qualified applicant to apply for the current Data officer in Lagos and Abuja FCT. For more information click here.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is the country’s national public health institute, with the mandate to lead the preparedness, detection and response to infectious disease outbreaks and public health emergencies. The first formal step to establish the NCDC took place in 2011 when some departments in the Ministry of Health, including the Epidemiology Division, the Avian Influenza Project and its laboratories; and the Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (NFELTP) were moved to form the nucleus of the agency. The Bill for an Act to establish NCDC was signed into law in November 2018, by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The mission for the NCDC (2017-2021) is ‘To protect the health of Nigerians through evidence based prevention, integrated disease surveillance and response activities, using a one health approach, guided by research and led by a skilled workforce’.
NCDC is investing resources in strengthening health security at the sub-national level including improving capacity to effectively prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease outbreaks.
The Job Responsibilities of the NCDC Data Officer Include:
- Provide adequate support in the field for SORMAS application users to ensure the correct use of the system
- Support field test of app updates and revisions before deployment
- Ensure surveillance and outbreak data as authorized by NCDC are complete and up to date in the SORMAS platform
- Troubleshoot project device issues and provide real-time support and maintenance on project devices as assigned
- Maintain the SORMAS IT help line to address field challenges that are reported by officers from the field daily
- Identify and report any data management or IT issues to the IT experts for immediate resolution
- Develop and submit technical report following all SORMAS activities conducted to the SORMAS IT experts
- Installing the SORMAS software and configuring SORMAS hardwares
- Setting up accounts for new users as authorized by NCDC
- Provide technical support for the SORMAS project implementation and evaluation activities
- Perform other tasks assigned by the SORMAS IT Experts and the National Coordinator
The Requirements/Qualifications for NCDC Recruitment of Data Officers 2020
- Minimum of first degree in any discipline
- Experience working with Surveillance Information System or Laboratory Information System or Electronic Medical Records tools will be an added advantage
- Good understanding of the of IDSR strategy and working knowledge of the DHIS-2
- Intermediate to advanced knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, other data analysis and data visualization tools
- Good presentation and report writing skills
- Good technical and logical thought process
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Ability to adhere to strict deadlines
- Good understanding of patient data confidentiality principles
- A team player with good interpersonal skills
How to apply for NCDC Recruitment 2020 for Data Officers
To Begin Application Click: www.ncdc.gov.ng
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by sending their resume and a cover letter addressing the job requirements as per the advertisement by email to firstname.lastname@example.org before COB April 17, 2020 using the Job title and the preferred state as the subject of the mail e.g. ‘’Data Officer- Lagos State’’
NCDC Recruitment Closing date 2020
Application Starting Date is April 20, 2020, while application Closing date/Deadline is October 19, 2020
Note- only successful candidates will be contacted and may be assigned to any state of the federation
How to Apply for NCDC Recruitment 2020/2021 for Data Officers
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