Breakthrough ACTION Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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3 Jun, 2022

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Management Jobs in Nigeria

Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behavior – from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV and preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases – by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Database
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full Time


  • This position will work closely with the Director Research / Monitoring & Quality Assurance, Program and M&E staff to provide technical support and ensure that data that gets reported are of the highest quality possible.
  • The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer II_Database Manager will ensure that all database related needs of all JHU-CCP (Breakthrough Action Nigeria projects) are met.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Enhancing the scalability and performance of existing database architecture.
  • Developing database structures and features according to organizational needs.
  • Protecting data by developing data security and restoration policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Developing procedures to ensure data integrity and quality routinely.
  • Preparing and presenting system performance reports to Supervisor/Senior Management team as needed.
  • Performing database maintenance, migration, and upgrading hardware and software.
  • Documenting processes and complying with best practices in database management.
  • Keeping the BA-Nigeria database up to date in line with developments and trends in database management global best practices.
  • Maintain a database to track performance indicators by the monitoring system and conducting verification.validation checks to ensure the accuracy of these data and providing feedback timely
  • The incumbent will maintain regular communication with state-level partners and other stakeholders to offer data-required support.
  • Conducting diagnostic tests and evaluating performance metrics for BA-Nigeria monitoring database.
  • Regularly review data entered into the M&E system to locate and fix problems with data entry or integrity.
  • Participate  in the training of staff/partners and consultants in M&E data collection and processing
  • Actively contribute to and support project implementation activities via the use of program monitoring data
  • Participate in the development of work plans and budget for project M&E activities as relevant to database procurement, management and hosting.
  • Contribute to the preparation of tables, charts and figures for internal and external publications
  • Hiring, supervising, and mentoring database development teams (including vendors).
  • Provide administrative support as needed
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned to JHU-CCP projects.


  • Master’s Degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Information Technology Management Information Systems (MIS), Data Management, or Social / Management Sciences
  • Seven (7 years) experience in donor funded database management or 10 years proven experience in lieu of a Master degree.
  • Advanced proficiency in Structured Query Language (SQL) and 3years profound experience in MySQL (preferred)
  • Working knowledge on JavaScript
  • Ability to design and host rational databases.
  • Intuitive in the use of QGIS for program guidance and reporting
  • In-depth knowledge of database technologies, architecture, and data security.
  • Knowledge of global best practices in database management.
  • Advanced analytical, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to use other statistical packages, e.g. STATA (preferred) for data analysis.

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location (e.g. Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Database, Abuja) as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 10th June, 2022.


Note: Qualified female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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