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System strengthening/EMIS Officer
Location: EDC/NEI PLUS PROJECT, SOKOTO OFFICE, SOKOTO STATE.
The Northern Education Initiative Plus invites application from suitably qualified candidates for the post of system Strengthening/EMIS Officer in its Sokoto Office. The System Strengthening/EMIS Officer is responsible for establishing and managing all system strengthening/EMIS related activities through tracking Project progress, results, indicators and targets. The position requires all system strengthening/EMIS activities to meet program mandates as well as track progress.
The Strengthening/EMIS Officer will provide technical assistance on education information management
systems project-wide and will be responsible for overseeing policy-related activities. This position is
based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Sokoto State Team Leader.
Essential Job Functions:
The System Strengthening/EMIS Officer is expected to:
that can be customized by state and LGEAs to meet unique information needs;
progress, “trouble shoot” problems, and support use of EMIS data.
makers focusing on gathering, analyzing and using data from the EMIS, assessments,
evaluations and research to make decisions and plan education improvement initiatives;
education policy frameworks, especially around systems, access, reading instruction and
existing policy initiatives and facilitate development and implementation of new policies,
particularly in the areas of systems, access, reading instruction, assessment, and accountability;
implementing new policies, identify corrective actions to speed implementation, and develop
tools to assess impact;
supervisory skills to effectively implement policies and regulations with regard to access and
monitoring, and staff mentoring;
through state-level workshops involving government education officials; community meetings;
IT; paper publications; and ongoing media campaigns
Skills and Experience: The applicant should possess:
systems project management;
frameworks, preferably in the field of education
the national and state levels.
The applicant for the position must possess at least a Bachelors Degree in Statistics or related fields.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CVs through: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for the submission of applications is October 20th 2018.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
There is no cost attached to the interview, invited applicants are to take responsibilities.
EDC is committed to diversity in the workplace. EDC offers a supportive work environment,
competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.