Database Development Officer at the Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP)

The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is a leading indigenous non-governmental organization established to promote better health outcomes for all Nigerians through creation of strong and sustainable health systems. The organization evolved from Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in 2011 and has continued to support family-focused, comprehensive high-quality, HIV/AIDS care and treatment activities in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Database Development Officer

Code: SI-05
Location: Abuja
Unit: Strategic Information Management

Job Description

  • The incumbent will design and implementation of robust, scalable and efficient database systems.
  • S/he will implement a Database development cycle, including systems analysis, functional scoping, technical specifications and design and testing.
  • S/he will support full Enterprise Resource and Planning Implementation (ERP) and SharePoint for data collaboration across all organizational grants and lead the augmentation of existing database resources.
  • The job holder will work with IT team for configuration of hardware/software to perform installations, testing, upgrades, as well as work with IT team in optimization of data storage, capacity planning and database growth; provide support to Human Resource and Finance Units, in selecting and developing database systems to support the overall operations of the organization.
  • S/he will develop frameworks for database and source codes management version controls and procedures testing.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • HND or University Degree in Computer Science, Computer Tech, Computer Engineering, Information System or related field.
  • At least 5 year’s post qualification development experience with SQL Server with proven.
  • Experience of all aspects of the development life cycle on enterprise scale systems or similar jobs.
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL Server 2005, 2008 and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of large data warehouses with DBA activities including backups, data sizing and hardware requirements.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to understand complex problems and to generate appropriate technical solutions.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and a suitability statement of not more than 200 words as a Microsoft Word attachment to: The subject of the email should be the JOB CODE and the applicant’s FULL NAME e.g.  MSS-02 – John Bull.

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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