National Agency For The Control Of Aids Recruitment 2021

Thus page contains information on how to apply for National Agency for the Control of AIDS NACA Recruitment 2022 for Consultants

The (NACA) (formerly National Action Committee on AIDS) was established in February 2000 to coordinate the various activities of HIV/AIDS in the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

National Agency for the Control of AIDS 2022 

1. Job Title: Engagement of Consultant for Survey Report Writer for the National NCDs STEPs Survey

Location: Nigeria
Duration: 6 Weeks

Background

  • The Federal Ministry of Health in partnership with the World Health Organization, Resolve to Save Lives and Global fund is conducting a National STEPs survey. STEPS is the WHO’s recommended tool for surveillance of NCDs and their risk factors.
  • It provides an entry point for low- and middle-income countries to get started on NCD surveillance activities. It is also designed to help countries build and strengthen their capacity to conduct surveillance.
  • In addition to the main risk factors for NCDs, the Nigerian STEPs survey will include information to assess the linkage between COVID-19 and NCDs; HIV and NCDs; and TB and NCDs.
  • On completion of the fieldwork and data analysis, a comprehensive report of the findings will be developed by a report writer.

Specific Objectives:

  • On completion of the fieldwork and data analysis, a comprehensive report of the findings will be developed by a report writer.

Scope of Work and Expected Outputs / Deliverables
The scope of work and expected outputs/deliverables will be the following:

  • The report writer will be a public health professional with at least 5 years’ experience in write-up and delivery of high-quality report. The report writer will:
    • Report to the survey manager
    • Work closely with the data manager/analytics manager
    • Work in consultation with the DPH/FMOH and other relevant key stakeholders as required.
    • Work on the analyzed STEPs data to extract key thematic areas. Information has to be clear, focused and scientific.
    • Generate a report in line with the objectives of the survey
    • Include charts, graphs and other necessary graphics that creatively convey key messages contained in the report as needed
    • Ensure report is appropriately laid out and proofread
    • Final report to be in MS Word and PDF format as well as any other format as required.

National Agency for the Control of AIDS NACA Recruitment 2022 for Consultants

Qualifications Required

  • Eligible candidate must possess at least an Advanced Degree in Public Health / Social Science or other health-related subjects.
  • Must have at least 5 years experience in report writing with evidence of at least 10 publications in internationally peer-reviewed journals.
  • Demonstrated experience in publishing reports/papers in internationally peer-reviewed journals.

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to work under pressure and stressful situations;
  • Strong analytical, reporting, writing and editing skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills.

2. Job Title: Engagement of Consultant Survey Manager for the National STEPS Survey

Location: Nigeria
Duration: 3 Months

Background

  • The Federal Ministry of Health in partnership with the World Health Organization, Resolve to Save Lives and Global fund is conducting a National STEPs survey. STEPS is the WHO’s recommended tool for surveillance of NCDs and their risk factors.
  • It provides an entry point for low- and middle-income countries to get started on NCD surveillance activities. It is also designed to help countries build and strengthen their capacity to conduct surveillance.
  • In addition to the main risk factors for NCDs, the Nigerian STEPs survey will include information to assess the linkage between COVID-19 and NCDs; HIV and NCDs; and TB and NCDs.
  • A survey manager is required to ensure that the different components of the survey are efficiently managed to guarantee that the survey is successful and of international standards..

Details on National Agency for the Control of AIDS NACA Recruitment 2022 

Specific Objectives

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  • A survey manager is required to ensure that the different components of the survey are efficiently managed to guarantee that the survey is successful and of international standards.

The scope of work and expected outputs/deliverables will be the following:

  • The Survey Manager will be a researcher with experience in national surveys and with at least 5 year experience in planning and conducting household surveys. The survey coordinator will:
    • Report to the DPH
    • Be responsible for the day-to-day management of the survey
    • Be actively involved in the design of the study
    • Contribute to the development of training manual and study materials
    • Support the recruiting and training of survey staff/team
    • Supervises the work of data collection by team leaders through periodic reports
    • Supervises other survey team members to ensure strict compliance with survey implementation timeline.
    • Ensure responsible management of the resources allocated for the NCDs STEPs survey.
    • S/he must ensure that all survey activities are in compliance with approved survey protocol and that no breach of ethics is allowed during the exercise.
    • Make presentations to relevant stakeholders at various stages and milestones achievement of the survey including the SMC and SIC.
    • S/he will ensure timely preparation and submission of the survey report
    • Support the archiving of files at the completion of the project.
    • Support the preparation of publishable article in peer reviewed journal.

National Agency for the Control of AIDS NACA Recruitment 2022 

Qualifications Required

  • Eligible candidate must possess at least an Advanced Degree in Public Health, Biostatistics, Epidemiology.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in supervising and leading national or multi-national level surveys.
  • Possess strong analytical and writing skill including competency is use of statistical analytical software such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info and Microsoft office package.

Skills Required:

  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to recruit efficient and motivated staff;
  • Current knowledge of the Federal Ministry of Health, public health institutions and the personnel involved in STEPS survey;
  • Good understanding of the Non-Communicable Diseases Programme.
  • Well-organized and efficient planner;
  • Ability to mobilize multiple teams over a short period to complete data collection;
  • Ability to facilitate meetings of the STEPS Coordinating Committee (SMC and SIC)
  • Good understanding of the philosophy and objectives of the STEPS risk factor.

National Agency for the Control of AIDS NACA Recruitment 2022 

2. Job Title: Engagement of Consultant Data Manager / Analyst for the National STEPs Survey, Nigeria

Location: Nigeria
Duration: 2 Months

Background

  • The Federal Ministry of Health in partnership with the World Health Organization, Resolve to Save Lives and Global fund is conducting a National STEPs survey. STEPS is the WHO’s recommended tool for surveillance of NCDs and their risk factors.
  • It provides an entry point for low- and middle-income countries to get started on NCD surveillance activities. It is also designed to help countries build and strengthen their capacity to conduct surveillance.
  • In addition to the main risk factors for NCDs, the Nigerian STEPs survey will include information to assess the linkage between COVID-19 and NCDs; HIV and NCDs; and TB and NCDs.
  • A survey manager is required to ensure that the different components of the survey are efficiently managed to guarantee that the survey is successful and of international standards.
  • During the fieldwork and after, an in-depth data cleaning, validation and analysis will be conducted by a data manger/analyst.

National Agency for the Control of AIDS NACA Recruitment 2022  responsibilities

Responsibilities
The data manager will be a statistician or data scientist with experience in national surveys and at least 5-year experience in the management, analysis and archival of big data. The data manager will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating data management activities for the survey: receiving, batching and any needed cleaning of the dataset
  • Be responsible for the validation of double-entered data files
  • Ensures that data are properly stored and backed up
  • Checks validated data files regularly for systematic errors (cleaning)
  • Develops data entry software and tools, effective and feasible to support the survey
  • Prepares database to be ready for analysis and data entry screens
  • Generating derived variables
  • Undertaking exploratory data analysis
  • Undertaking descriptive analyses (e.g. means and proportions)
  • Be responsible for completion of regular data management reports
  • Liaises with the survey manager on a regular basis
  • Reports without delay any problems encountered in data management.
  • Producing tables and graphs for reports
  • Assisting in report preparation
  • Undertaking additional analyses if needed, under the guidance of the survey manager.

National Agency for the Control of AIDS NACA Recruitment 2022 

Qualifications Required

  • Eligible candidate must possess an Advanced Degree in Statistics, Data Science & Demography / other relevant fields.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in survey and population health statistics
  • Possess strong analytical skill including competency is use of statistical analytical software such as Epi Info R, STATA, SPSS, CSPro, GIS, and Microsoft office package.
  • Demonstrated experience in use of ODK and other online survey data collection platforms
  • Familiarity with the Nigeria NCDs Control Programme.
  • Possess good administrative skills including maintenance of adequate documentation.

Application Closing Date
12:00 PM: 21st February, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Proposal in English Language and submitted in three (3) hard copies each (one original & two copies) of the requested documents and proposal. The documents shall then be enclosed and sealed in a single outer envelope, and clearly marked at the topmost right corner “Consultant Data Manager / Analyst for the National STEPs Survey, Nigeria” with the Name, Address, Email and Phone Number of the Consultant boldly written at the back of the envelopewith acknowledgement to NACA office at:
Head Procurement,
National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) ,
Ground Floor Room 1.08,
No. 3 Zinguinchor Street, Beside AEDC Office,
Wuse Zone 4, Abuja.

Or
Email: [email protected]

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Application Documents
While submitting the Technical Proposal, the Applicant shall, in particular, ensure to attach the following:

  • Profile of the consultant
  • Copies of all certificates for all qualifications indicated in the CV.
  • Relevant Experience and relevant supporting document.
  • Recent CV.
  • The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount.

Note

  • The submission(s) received will be opened immediately after closing at NACA Conference Room in the presence of consultants that choose to attend.
  • Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • NACA shall verify any or all documents and claims made by applicants and will disqualify   consultants with falsified documents and claims.
  • If it is determined that submitted documents and claims have been falsified, the consultant may face prosecution in a court of Law.
  • NACA shall not be held responsible for any disqualified proposal as a result of any omission or deletion relating to the submission guidelines.
  • This advertisement shall not be construe a contract to any Consultant, nor shall it entitle any Consultant submitting documents to claim any indemnity from NACA.
  • NACA is not bound to shortlist any Consultant, and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any liabilities or providing reason.

How to Apply for 2022

 

National Agency For The Control Of Aids Recruitment 2021

 

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