Study & Data Coordinator at Centre for Population Health Initiatives (CPHI)

Centre for Population Health Initiatives (CPHI) is an independent, indigenous non-profit organization registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria to execute health and development programs targeted at vulnerable and marginalized populations, including men, women, and adolescents in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Study & Data Coordinator

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • CPHI seeks a dedicated and passionate Study and Data Coordinator 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 and key population civil society organizations to ensure the smooth execution of the project, as well as actively engage key population community members in the process.


  • Lead the day-to-day coordination and management of the digital health project for key populations.
  • Collaborate with the research team to develop and refine project objectives, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Ensure that project activities are executed in compliance with ethical guidelines and regulations.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key population groups.
  • Conduct outreach and community mobilization efforts to ensure active participation in the project.
  • Act as a liaison between the project team and key population communities to address concerns and facilitate communication.
  • Oversee the deployment of digital health interventions, including mobile apps and other technology-based solutions.
  • Support Data Officers in training healthcare staff and key population participants on the use of digital tools, monitor participant use of the digital health app, and ensure their ongoing engagement.
  • Prepare regular progress reports and contribute to research publications.
  • Implement quality assurance measures to ensure project activities meet established standards.
  • Conduct regular assessments and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Work closely with healthcare providers, researchers, and community organizations to align project activities with broader healthcare initiatives.
  • Participate in team meetings and provide input on project strategies and goals.
  • Work with the digital health app development team to develop and update app content and troubleshoot issues.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of digital health interventions in improving HIV care and prevention.
  • Collaborate with data analysts to collect, manage, and analyze project data.
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of data collected from key population participants.
  • Work with data officers and data management staff to ensure that data submission, quality control (QC), error correction, data processing and entry are functioning smoothly.
  • Identifies and follows up on delinquent data and serves as a backup to the data manager.
  • Responsible for system/account maintenance for site staff to access the REDCap web portal and other data management applications.
  • Conduct data quality assurance activities for the study sites.


  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or a related field
  • Psychosocial counselling
  • Human subject protection and good clinical practice training


  • Previous experience in coordinating research or healthcare projects, particularly in the field of HIV prevention or key population engagement.
  • Knowledge of ethical considerations related to working with key populations and vulnerable communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Sensitivity to cultural and social issues impacting key populations in HIV care and prevention.
  • 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.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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