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Job Title: Database Officer (MAPS project)

Req ID: 4288

Employer: FHI 360 – FHI/Nigeria (MAPS)

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Location: Kebbi, Nigeria

Supervisor: State Coordinator/M&E Directorate


•   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

•   Other responsibilities include the design new databases and creation of dashboards products, charts, pivot reports, automated data output generation, reports and statistics.

•   Regularly performs routine tests and modifications to ensure that a database is performing and running correctly. Troubleshoots the programs and hardware in case of problems; and propose necessary repairs or changes needed to fix the problem.

•   The database officer will be expected to support data collation at the LGA level, the state DPRS, the state malaria control program office and the MAPS office.


•   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.

Typical Physical Demands: Occasional travel to LGA may be necessary on an as-needed basis.

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