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Database Managers At Catholic Relief Services

Date Posted: 07/Apr/2017
Deadline: Not Specified

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist person on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria m 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, HIV and health extractives and governance, and peace building programming.

Database Manager

Department  Global Fund Malaria Grant
Position Band: D-1
Reports to:   Senior Manager - Monitoring & Evaluation
Advert Code: DBM060417
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Job Summary:
The position of Database Manager will be responsible for data management for the Global Fund malaria program. S/he will oversee design and implementation of the data management plan to ensure high-quality data capture, storage and access. The Database Manager will manage the program’s database, data cleaning protocols and entry processes, including quality control and performance monitoring systems for the program. S/he will provide technical support, in collaboration with the state-based M&E Specialists, to the State HMIS Unit to ensure that the routine NHMIS database functions optimally. In addition, s/he is expected to provide support to the ICT4D and Red Rose technology roll out, as well as data collation and reporting for the LLIN mass campaigns.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to Health Information Management, IT, Statistics or Epidemiology
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in database development/management for health programs
  • Knowledge of national health management information systems, strategies and tools in Nigeria familiarity with DHIS2.0 platform is required
  • Demonstrated experience with collection/analysis of epidemiological data
  • Skills in analyzing, interpreting and communicating data and information to various stakeholders
  • Experience using ICT4D for data collection, management and analysis
  • Ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training
  • Knowledge of Global Fund strategies and regulations desired
  • Inter-personal skills and ability to work well both within a team and independently
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and to prioritize competing demands
  • Strategic, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
  • Highly proficient in database development/management and statistical software (SPSS, EPI-Info)
  • Professional proficiency in English oral and written communication skills; strong demonstrated writing skills required (reports, evaluations)
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-country to project sites

Applicants should send CVs to [email protected]

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