FHI360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.
Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition,
Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and
Technology- creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's
interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries,
all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking
qualified candidates for the positions below
Job Title: Database Officer
Under the supervision of State Coordinator and the
M&E directorate, the Database Officer will be responsible for the day
to day operations of data collection, data processing and sharing of
aggregate data with all level of government health administration and NMCP.
He/She will be responsible for the planning,
maintenance and development of organizational databases and ensure data
integrity at the state DPRS and the SMCP offices.
Database officer will be in charge of storing, organizing,
presenting, using and analyzing data using existing and any new database
management software, including setting up new computer databases or
integrating data from old systems to new systems.
Knowledge of DHIS (1.4/2.0) and other routine and
patient based health information System software.
Regularly performs routine tests and modifications to
ensure the database approach incorporates the following principles:
(i) data remains consistent across the database;
(ii) data is clearly defined;
(iii) users access data concurrently, in a form that
suits their needs;
(iv) there is provision for data security and recovery
control (all data is retrievable in an emergency).
Ability to manage large data using MySQL/Postgre-SQL
RDBMS and understand the concept of Software life cycle
Bachelors’ degree in Mathematics / Computer Science or
related discipline, with a minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience or
Masters degree with a minimum 1-3 years’ experience in Malaria, TB,
HIV/AIDS or Development related area and experience working with NGOs and
A post-graduate degree in a related Medical Statistics
and Epidemiology discipline is an advantage.
Knowledge of Epi-Info, DHIS2, SPSS and any and RDBMS.
How to Apply
Vacancy closes 10 days after this publication. For
detailed information, please visit our international employment webpage at www.fhi360.org . FHI 360 has a competitive
compensation package. Interested candidates may go to FHI360's Career Center
by clicking here, to
register online, and to submit CV/resume. FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.