FHI 360 Data Hub Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis


FHI 360 Data Hub Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Under the direction of the Data Hub Specialist, the Data Hub Officer will be responsible for the day to day operations of managing activities related to the Data Hubs in Borno and Yobe states under the USAID AENN activity. S/he is responsible for the planning, maintenance and development of databases and dashboards associated with the Data Hubs, with a strong focus on information management, utilization and capacity building.

The data management 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).

The application design includes web, desktop and mobile GIS applications. Other responsibilities include the design and creation of spatial products, including maps, digital data, reports and statistics.

Responsibilities

  • Administer and maintain the Data Hubs; monitors and optimizes all data flowing into the Data Hubs including relevant project-level data.
  • Support capacity building efforts with education authorities and other partners related to data management, visualization and utilization.
  • Coordinate data management issues (e.g., updating records, query management, Internet reports) within the data users’ group. Run checks to ensure the security and confidentiality of program data.
  • Monitor research staff’s compliance with confidentiality policies to assure that security standards are met.
  • Assist in the management of the Data Hub hardware and software, including system development and maintenance, recommend purchase of new hardware and software maintenance of records and
    reports relating to database operations and data/project archives.
  • Assist project team in preparing project results for presentation at regional or national conferences, and in preparing articles for publication, with some supervision.
  • Assist in development of data procedural protocols, update, and reviews.
  • Develop standardized programming and data documentation procedures relevant to the Data Hubs.
  • Train others in specific data processing and design tasks.
  • Design / create special maps and digitizes the maps to GIS datasets. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Requirements:

  • BSc/BA degree in Statistics, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years post national youth service relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA Statistics, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years post national youth service relevant experience.
    Strong background in database management is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Data Hub Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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