Program Associate – Database Management at AiDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN)

APIN Public Health Initiatives is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others. Since 2001, we have worked closely with key stakeholders to reduce the burden and mitigate the impact of those diseases through cutting edge, innovative & sustainable approaches.

We are seeking qualified and suitable candidates to assume the vacant position below:

Job Title: Program Associate – Database Management

Job Description

  • To provide hands-on support to the management of the program's database at both the office and sites level in conjunction with the Program Officer- Database Management.
Job Tasks
  • Assist in setting up and maintaining the data management systems at the APIN supported facilities in the state
  • Support data cleaning activities at APIN supported facilities in the state.
  • Analyze and summarize sites' error logs on a monthly basis, highlighting emergent technical assistance needs as well as work closely with supervisor to plan relevant trainings for sites' support staff as required.
  • Conduct routine data quality audit at APIN supported facilities in the state.
  • Provide feedbacks for review of Data Management Standard Operating Procedures and Site Assessment Tools.
  • Provide online and on-site technical support to program sites in Oyo state on data management issues, including data cleaning, analysis and reporting.
  • Carry out periodic visits to the program sites in the state.
  • Manage, maintain and forecast the utilization of Harmonized National Data Collection Tools for APIN supported facilities in the state using an inventory database.
  • Support Primary Health Centers in the state to perform data entry into DHIS platform.
  • Generate, collate, analyze and present summary reports to the State Team using provided framework.
  • Participate in joint bi-annual data quality audits in collaboration with the Abuja Office team
  • Perform any other official task as may be assigned by supervisor or Management
Qualifications and Experience
  • A B.Sc. degree or HND in Computer Science or Information Technology and a minimum of two (2) years cognate experience in database management in an NGO or donor-funded environment.

Job location

Application Closing Date
9th December, 2016

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters and CV's to: [email protected] stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above for each position.

  • The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant's full name.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • APIN offers very competitive terms of employment and is an equal opportunity employer. Women who are qualified for the positions are therefore encouraged to apply.