Data Officer at a Non-governmental Organization – 3 Openings

A non-governmental organization working on the improvement of health equity through sustained research, program delivery, technical assistance, and education will be providing technical support through a short-term implementation engagement for the Key Population Size Estimation Study 2022.

In order to complete the field implementation process, we require the services of qualified personnel for the position below:

Job Title: Data Officer

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Short-term
Duration of engagement: 5 – 6 months (maximum)
Slot: 3

Job Description

  • The officers will report to the data analyst at the national office.
  • They will contribute to a seamless data management process that delivers quality data in line with the approved protocol.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily review of data from states, checking for entry errors, outliers and gaps.
  • Ensure thorough data cleaning and collation of data across the LGA and states.
  • With authorization from the manager, provide regular feedback on identified data gaps to the states
  • Monitor data processes and work with the overall project, team to maintain data integrity and reconcile data discrepancies.
  • Flag and report any data anomalies for prompt corrective measures.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Data Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 2 – 4 years of relevant work experience in data management.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills, especially with spreadsheets, are preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer use, and information technology, statistical packages will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of electronic data collection applications is an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience using spreadsheets are advantage.
  • Excellent report writing skills.

Application Closing Date
22nd September, 2022.

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


  • We consider equality for all to be a fundamental human right.
  • We actively promote diversity and inclusion, while condemning all types of unlawful and unjust discrimination based on age, disability, gender and sexual orientation.’
  • Interested applicants should apply via the application link above, fill out an online recruitment form, and upload a one-page Application Letter, along with a CV, the highest level of qualification Certificate, and a NYSC discharge certificate (where applicable).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an Interview.

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