Information Technology Specialist
The purpose of the Nigeria Monitoring Project (NMP) is to establish a third-party monitoring system to monitor, verify, and analyze trends on humanitarian programs in Nigeria funded by USAID’s Office of U.
S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and the Office of Food for Peace (FFP). The program will create an independent and verifiable monitoring mechanism for OFDA and FFP programs in Nigeria that will increase OFDA, FFP, and their partners’ understanding of the outputs, outcomes, processes, progress, quality, challenges, achievements, and lessons learned of their projects.
The information and findings will be critical in ensuring program learning, program accountability, and beneficiary accountability, which will be useful for real-
time programmatic adjustments and future program design.
Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party and Data Management Specialist, the Information Technology (IT) Specialist will be responsible for providing critical support to the configuration and rollout of the project’s mobile data collection and reporting system.
Responsibilities may include system configuration, form design, testing, and user training. The IT Specialist will work closely with Tetra Tech / MSI’s home-
office software developers and Data Analyst and Visualization Specialist.
This position will be based full-time in the NMP Office in Abuja, Nigeria, with occasional travel to Maiduguri.
Please note : Only Nigerian citizens are eligible for this position
The candidate will have strong organizational skills, ability to interact effectively with international and national staff, vendors, subcontractors, and clients.
He / she will possess strong English language verbal and written communication and translation skills and will be a solid team player.
He / she will possess a demonstrated ability to multi-task, be a strategic thinker and operate with a genuine dedication to program support.