Strategic Information Director at Jhpiego – John Hopkins University

Job FieldICT / Computer
Job TypeFull-Time
LocationAbuja FCT
Experience15 years


  • The Strategic Information (SI) Director Advisor for TMEC/RISE will provide high-level technical leadership and guidance in planning and implementing appropriate SI/M&E systems, activities and technical assistance for RISE/Nigeria.
  • The director will also provide additional supports to other Jhpiego projects as necessary


  • Provide leadership and direction on SI/M&E activities to ensure technical and financial integrity to achieve TMEC/RISE-Nigeria’s goals, objectives and targets and other Jhpiego projects as necessary
  • Serve as a member of the senior leadership team to ensure success in meeting TMEC/RISE-Nigeria’s goals, objectives and targets
  • Lead development of project PMP and standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to data management, collection, aggregation and data quality assessment and QA/QI to guide state level activities
  • Lead the process of establishing an instance of DHIS2 that will warehouse facility-level data for all TMEC/RISE-Nigeria’s States and facilities
  • Oversee real-time data use including weekly, monthly and quarterly data review meetings; implement remediation efforts that address identified gaps and challenges for project overall and at state level
  • Oversee the development of data analytics to monitor cascades of care, programmatic pivoting, and key and priority populations. Analyze progress to target continuously to ensure activities are on track
  • Strengthen the use of data at state and facility level for program monitoring and improvement
  • Support the provision of training, supervision and mentorship to strengthen for M&E/SI and data quality improvement
  • Support the process of validation and triangulation of data between multiple data sources


  • Supervise a team of and M&E/SI and informatics advisors, data managers and clerks to produce high-quality data and monitor program quality and progress to target
  • Oversee timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to USAID, including narrative progress reports and weekly, monthly quarterly, semi-annual and annual quantitative results.
  • Support and guide capacity building through trainings, mentorship and supervision on M&E/SI activities
  • Promote and support knowledge management and sharing efforts
  • Trouble shoot issues that arise and provide immediate solutions
  • Ensure compliance to donor reporting requirements into DATIM and other formats for high frequency reporting

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Epidemiology, Demography, Public Health, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline; doctoral-level degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ of experience with at least 10years core monitoring and evaluation of large-scale international HIV PEPFAR-funded projects, with proven capacity in building and managing a diverse team of technical and support staff
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
  • Strong data management and analysis skills and advanced knowledge of PowerBI, DHIS2, and electronic medical records
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least two of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata

Required Abilities/Skills:

  • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention programs
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health management information system and other national M&E systems
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating the dissemination and use of data for decision-making.
  • Demonstrated experience in data quality assurance and implementation plans to improve data quality
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability to travel frequently to Akwa-Ibom, Cross River, Niger, and Adamawa
  • References will be required.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using “Position & Location” as the subject of the email.


  • CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document
  • The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.
  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
  • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at

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