IT/Data Manager

Information Technology-Nassarawa
  • Posted on: Feb. 2, 2017

Job Description

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) was established in 2005 as a non-profit organization and networking alliance of African Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FELTPs), and other applied epidemiology training programs. 

AFENET is dedicated to helping ministries of Health in Africa build strong, effective, and sustainable programs with capacity to improve public health systems partnering with global public health experts.

In view of this, AFENET  is supporting the NAIS secretariat in Nasarawa state to recruit to fill this positions.
The responsibilities of IT/Data manager includes; 

  • To coordinate the entry of data, analyze and manage data as well as to ensure data security and integrity
  • To maintain IT infrastructure for data management

Scope of Work 

  • Support the NAIS state secretariat in planning and coordination of all survey related activities
  • Work closely with the AFENET NAIS IT/Database team on data management
  • Supervise data entry of field workers including ODK management
  • Review, clean and verify data for completeness and accuracy
  • Retrieve data from the database and present for the purpose of research
  • Take all necessary measures to ensure data integrity and security
  • Maintain all IT infrastructure in good condition for data management
  • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor

Key Deliverables 

  • Report on database support and performance
  • Database/server performance optimization
  • Available dataset after data entry, analysis
  • Institutionalization and tracking of data security and integrity
  • To maintain IT infrastructure for data management
  • Trip reports (for trips made during the contract period)
  • Log of activities related to contract implementation
  • Documentation of lessons learnt during the survey period with IT/Database
  • Support End-of-survey report - Survey reports including fact sheets, technical briefs and full survey report

Educational Req.

A first degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related course

Experience Req.

  • A minimum of two years cognate experience in data management and IT maintenance
  • Experience in computer graphics, programming languages and spatial analysis /GIS will  be an added advantage
  • Previous experience in HIV/AIDS program/surveys or other health related surveys is an additional advantage
  • Prior working experience in Nasarawa State is an added advantage


  • Data management Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work with own initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Pro-activeness
  • Responsibility
  • Self-motivation
  • Tactfulness
  • Discipline

Closing Date

Feb. 4, 2017

Application closed.

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    Uzo, Jood
    Evince Nigeria Limited

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