IT Officer at INTERSOS Nigeria

 INTERSOS Recruitment 2021

INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: IT Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

General Purpose of the Position

  • Under the direct supervision of the Covax Project Manager, the Covax Data Officer an MoH seconded staff will be responsible for collecting statistical data from Operational Covax facilities of SPHCDA in Ngala, Magumeri, Bama, Dikwa, Maiduguri and Monguno and generating weekly, monthly, quarterly and as needed statistical reports for program follow up and monitoring purposes.
  • S/He is expected to take part in the M&E activities of the ongoing covid-19 vaccination process to ensure the delivery of high quality services.
  • S/He is expected to update the comprehensive call in data tool regularly as needed.

Tasks and Main Responsibilities

  • Ensures the application, update and monitoring of call in data system of Covid-19 vaccination in Borno state
  • Supports and Monitors Data clerks based at the facility level to ensure that weekly/monthly data entry is effectively and correctly reported.
  • Conducts data validity and accuracy audits to ensure the quality of the data in the system.
  • Carry out weekly data audit to ensure the accuracy and consistency of data in the health facility registers.
  • Provide refresher trainings to Data clerks, and health staff (CHEWs) on data collection, collation and management.
  • Reviews records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations and safeguard the data for quality control improvement efforts.
  • Generates weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to monitor the program performance.
  • Attends HIMS meetings and provide feedback to the staff to improve the data quality.
  • Ensures data collection tools are available and up to date at vaccination sites.
  • Conducts monthly review of registers and forms from the health facilities to ensure accuracy and quality before data.
  • Conducts regular visits to health facilities to identify gaps in timeliness and quality of data reporting and work with relevant staff to address the gaps.
  • Undertakes trainings and follow-up mentoring to covid-19 vaccination sites staff to ensure the quality of data collection procedures in all the health facilities.
  • With the support of the Covax Focal Point, organize quarterly data review meetings to monitor the program performance.
  • Maintain data backup and archival procedures.
  • Carries out any other activities deemed appropriately by the supervisor.
  • Represents INTERSOS/SPHCDA in HMIS meetings.
  • Prepares and submit monthly reports and updates as required by INTERSOS and donors.

Position Requirements
Professional Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science or equivalent with at least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Has health background.
  • Skills in DHIS, HMIS and data management.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in health data collection/ management and all statistic forms
  • Data analysis and report writing skills.
  • Health information system knowledge and skills
  • Computer literacy with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel), MIS, HIS, SPSS

Personal Requirements:

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Leadership, people management and development, teamwork and cooperation
  • Strategic Vision and Service Orientation
  • Understanding of humanitarian operations principles, standards and best practices
  • Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
  • Manages effectively his own time as well as flexible and available to work over-time when needed
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Kanuri and/or Hausa Languages

Application Closing Date
20th August 2021 by 4:00 PM.

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


  • Attach CV with the format “Surname and the Position you applied for”.
  • Only candidates whose competencies meet the requirement of the position will be contacted.
  • INTERSOS do not ask for any form of payment at any stage of recruitment.


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