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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 24, 2021
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  • AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, Ltd./Gte. (APIN) is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian orga...
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    Commodity Management Module Officer

    Req ID: api-03735
    Department: Strategic Information

    Project Overview

    • The Public Health Information Surveillance Solutions and Systems (PHIS3) project is a US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded project to strengthen systems to improve HIV service delivery and other public health interventions through continuous quality improvement, monitoring and evaluation, Surveillance, Health Informatics and laboratory quality management in Nigeria.
    • This project will work with the Government of Nigeria and PEPFAR implementing partners, national and sub-national health managers, health workers, and other stakeholders to strengthen the already existing national data repository and other associated health information systems. 
    • The project seeks to recruit qualified persons to fill various positions to support the implementation of its operations.

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Commodity module officer. The successful candidate work in the Clinical Information Systems Unit of the Health Informatics Directorate.
    • The commodity module officer will work with the developer team to support the development of the commodity management module on NMRS.
    • This includes writing, coding, testing, and analyzing software programs and applications.
    • He/She will also research, design, document, and modify software specifications throughout the production life
    • The Commodity Management Module officer reports directly to the Clinical Information Systems Advisor in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Modifying the NMRS Commodity Management module to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware and software needs, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces.
    • Directing system testing and validation procedures.
    • Directing software programming and documentation development.
    • Consulting with Implementing Partners and end-users on software requirements, implementation status.
    • Working with implementing partners on technical issues including software system design and maintenance.
    • Analyzing information to recommend and plan the installation of upgrades or modifications of an existing system.
    • Consulting with system analysts to evaluate software-hardware interfaces and develop specifications and performance requirements.
    • Preparing reports on programming project specifications, activities, or status.
    • Conferring with project managers to obtain information on limitations or capabilities.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • A minimum of Bachelor of Science degree in Computer science, Information Technology, Statistics or related field with not less than 6 years work experience in Software development, database development, and management.
    • Masters in Information Management or other related field is an added advantage.

    Technical Competencies:

    • Report writing and oral/written communication skills 
    • Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)
    • Proficiency in Java, MySQL, PHP, Python, Java Scripts, and knowledge of OpenSource applications.  
    • Intermediate/advanced knowledge on use of MS-Excel.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to APIN on apin.org.ng to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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