FSL Database Officer at ACTED Nigeria

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Job Title: FSL Database Officer

Location: Monguno, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time
Contract length: 6 Months with possibility of extension
Level: D2-4 (national contract)
Start date: As soon as possible

Job Brief

  • In light of the displacement in the northeastern part of Nigeria, ACTED has set up an office in Monguno to respond to the humanitarian needs. ACTED is therefore looking for a Database Officer to support its mission in Borno State.


  • The design and management of operational databases and data sheets
  • Code and work with ODK and Kobo applications for Android platforms
  • Maintaining updated program databases
  • Entering data provided into the appropriate software AND data analysis
  • Ability to create a formal site monitoring tool for handheld devices (phones, tablets), site residence database and monthly demographic reports
  • Ensure timely and adequate registration of IDPs in / out camp, including identification of persons with specific needs in coordination with protection partners.
  • Maintaining the beneficiaries’ database updating this database daily based on new arrivals and new departures
  • Promptly complying with requests for demographic information by ACTED’s FOOD DISTRIBUTION team and by other partners/stakeholders
  • Monitor status of population and highlighting trends
  • Treat community members in a sensitive and humane manner
  • Create and maintain distribution muster roll and reporting tools
  • Installing and maintaining a small computer network (server + 3 to 6). Resolving issues in all IT related distribution registration
  • Any other tasks assigned.


  • Completion of a University Degree in Statistics / IT / Computer Sciences, or closely related field
  • Languages: English required (Hausa and Kanuri – added advantage)
  • Experienced with use of Excel, Access, SPSS, and other statistical packages.


  • Minimum of 3 years of computer based software development and data / information management with NGO ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs
  • Experience in MIS / Data Management
  • Technical skills such as Microsoft Office, ODK, and Kobo
  • Technical skills in using tablets/cells and Android devices for data collection
  • Experience in working with national partners, local/government authorities, and UN organizations.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian displacement context
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills
  • Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights
  • Commitment to promoting gender equality
  • Ability and willingness to work and live in challenging conditions.

Application Deadline
14th June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Carefully observing the details as follows:

  • All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English.
  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and telephone no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Applications should be addressed to the Recruitment Manager.
  • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail otherwise not considered.
  • ACTED considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.
  • CVs will be review on rolling bases.
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants ACTED will only inform shortlisted candidates. We apologise for the inconvenience. Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
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