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Job Title: EMIS Specialist

Company: Creative Associates International

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA

Experience: 8 years

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Field: ICT / Computer

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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.

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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.

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Position Summary: – The EMIS Specialist will provide technical assistance on education information management systems project-wide.

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

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Primary Responsibilities: – Support the development of a common web-based EMIS using existing open source software that can be customized by state and LGEAs to meet unique information needs; – Provide ongoing technical support to ministries, departments, and agencies staff to review progress, “trouble shoot” problems, and support use of EMIS data; – Provide support for inter-state training for SMOE, SUBEB, and planners, analysts, and policy makers focused on gathering, analyzing and using data from the EMIS, reading assessments, evaluations, and research to make decisions and plan education improvement initiatives; – Support planners and policy makers to use data for quality decision-making; – Provide assistance in setting up systems to gather data for access to quality education at the state level.

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Required Skills & Qualifications: – At least 8 years of work experience with EMIS with international development organizations or in an international development context; – Experience in data collection procedures, systems design, systems analysis, and information systems project management; – Demonstrated ability to create and manage a large, secure web-based EMIS systems and software;

Fluency in English; – Master’s degree or higher in ICT, Management Information Systems (MIS), or related field required.

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