Technical Officer – Database
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Number of Persons Budgeted
This position reports to the SI Advisors
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of data processing.
Responsible for the planning, maintenance and development of the project’s
databases and Geographical information system (GIS).
Task / Responsibility
Design and creation of spatial products, including maps, digital data, reports and
Administer and maintain 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 users’
Run checks to ensure the security and confidentiality of the ECEWS/Nigeria
identifiable health data.
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
4 – 7 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%.