FHI 360 Job in Nigeria for a Database Officer

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
Description:
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

Requirements:
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 CBOs required.
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.

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