Database Consultant vacancy at Society for Family Health

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Database Consultant

Ref Id: sfh-39107
Location: Bauchi


  • The Database Consultant will be responsible for developing and operationalising the EMR and DHIS platforms for an HIV project.
  • Develop and insert routine data forms on the project’s DHIS2 database with automated report and graphs. Undertake field trips to assess issues and challenges on data and EMR.


  • A minimum of First Degree in Data Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field required with at least two-year experience of developing/updating forms on EMR and DHIS database.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office application (Excel, Word and Access) for advanced data analysis is required and also sound knowledge and experience of database software including DHIS2, Postgre and SQL.
  • Experience with basic computer software, hardware maintenance, and data for a large community-based project using DHIS2 will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to make propose solutions related to issues with data generated.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to plan, organise, and manage resources for the successful completion of projects.

Application Closing Date
13th December, 2019.

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

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