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Job Title: Officer, DHIS Database Administrator – (Fixed Term)

Location: Nigeria

Organisation: Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in reproductive health, HIV & AIDS prevention, and maternal and child health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) among other international donors. We seek to recruit highly qualified persons as a result of growth in our organisation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

Job Profile:

•   This is an entry level position. The successful candidate will have the primary responsibility of maintaining and monitoring SFH data and databases to support the improved availability and use of process monitoring and evaluation data for programme planning, evaluation, and policy& advocacy at national and state level.

•   This position will provide technical support and management of data of a number of projects within SFH, as well as to the national and state Health Management Information System.

Qualifications & Experience:

•   Must have a first degree in computer science, biostatistics or statistics, management information systems or demography.

•   A Master’s degree in demography, epidemiology or bio/statistics will be of added advantage.

•   Must possess a minimum of two (2) years post NYSC experience in a similar role.  

•   Must have proven experience and strong skills in the administration of enterprise relational databases like MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL

•   Knowledge of DHIS, Microsoft Access or other data entry software will be of added advantage.

Compensation & Benefits: The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Application Instructions:

A one page application letter addressed to the Assistant Director-HR, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job, current remuneration, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, e-mail address and current contact address.

Deadline: 30th April, 2013.

Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

*SFH is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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