Assistant Technical Officer – Database
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Number of Persons Required
This position reports to the Technical Officer – Database
Assist in the day-to-day operations of data processing.
Assist the lead in planning, maintenance and development of the project’s databases
and Geographical information system (GIS).
Task / Responsibility
Assist in the Design and creation of spatial products, including maps, digital data,
reports and statistics.
Assist in the Administering and maintaining the project’s Database Management
System (DBMS), monitor and optimize the DBMS and coordinate data management
issues (e.g., deletion of records, query management, Internet reports) within the data
Assist in running checks to ensure the security and confidentiality of the
ECEWS/Nigeria identifiable health data.
Assist the Technical Officer – Database to monitor research staff’s compliance with
confidentiality policies to assure that security standards are met and advice on the
acquisition of the appropriate Database Management Systems as needed.
MS/MA Geographic Information Systems, Engineering, Information Technology,
Computer Science or its recognized equivalent
BS/BA degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its
2 – 4 years post-national youth service relevant experience in database management
Strong background in geospatial and health information systems (GIS) and/or
database management is required
Typical Physical Demands:
Typical office environment
Technology to be used:
Personal Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail),
ECEWS Cloud database, accounting software’s, office telephone, cell phone and
Ability to travel a minimum of 50%.