Technical Officer-Database

Posted 1 year ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health programs, education, research, and livelihoods initiatives in Nigeria. USAID-funded Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE) with focus on the BAY (Borno, Adamawa, Yobe) states is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

TECHNICAL OFFICER-DATABASE: will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of data processing. S/he is responsible for the planning, maintenance and development of the project’s databases and Geographical information system (GIS). Other responsibilities include, the design and creation of spatial products, including maps, digital data, reports and statistics. S/he will administer and maintain the project’s DBMS, monitor and optimize the DBMS and coordinate data management issues (e.g., deletion of records, query management, Internet reports) within the data users’ group. Run checks to ensure the security and confidentiality of the AHNI/Nigeria identifiable health data. Monitor research staff’s compliance with confidentiality policies to assure that security standards are met and advice on the acquisition of the appropriate Database Management Systems as needed.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • MS/MA Geographic Information Systems, Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent, and 4 – 6 years post-national youth service relevant experience.
  • BS/BA degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years post-national youth service relevant experience.
  • Strong background in geospatial and health information systems (GIS) and/or database management is required.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-M&

Vacancy closes: Friday 18th June 2022.

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer:  AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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