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Job Title: Database Specialist

Company: Creative Associates International

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 3 years

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Field: ICT / Computer


Creative seeks to fill several new positions to support a five-year program, The Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+)funded by the United States Agency for International Development.


NEI+ works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.  All positions will be based in the project office in Abuja. Some positions may require travel within other regions of Nigeria, including the Northern States.


Position Summary: – The Database Specialist will be responsible for liaising with M&E, programs, communications, and grants to ensure data integrity. He/she will collect, organize and analyze data on project implementation to support transparent management of project resources and M&E. The Database Specialist will support the development and implementation of the data management system to ensure data quality and accurate reporting.


Reporting & Supervision: – This position is housed in Abuja, Nigeria, reporting to the Senior M&E Specialist.


Primary Responsibilities: – Support development and implementation of data collection and reporting system, including instruments, forms, procedures, guidelines, database, data quality assurance, etc. to ensure professional M&E data management in-line with standards and related best practices. – Liaise with M&E, programs, communications, finance, procurement and grants, as needed to ensure data integrity and complete information in all grants management systems – Compiles information in IDMS grants management systems. – Conduct database analysis, identifying strengths and weakness of data quality and implementing/supervising implementation of procedures to improve data quality and reporting. – Assist the M&E Advisor in organizing data collection schedules and verifying data gathered. – Compile reporting and performing associated analysis of data collected; proactively following up to ensure reports are submitted on time – Support the production of both scheduled and ad hoc reports, in coordination with other relevant departments and sectors as needed – Support the response to USAID information requests – Assist the M&E Advisor in establishing and maintaining an up to date filing system within office containing both hard and soft copy of M&E reports and data


Required Skills & Qualifications: – At least 3 years’ experience in developing and implementing database systems. – Previous experience with USAID-funded programs – Expertise in collecting and analyzing data for project monitoring. – Bachelor’s Degree in Education, or related fields.

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