IT, Data Collection and Database Manager, Abuja, Nigeria

IT, Data Collectiovn and Database Manager, Abuja, Nigeria at MSI

IT, Data Collection and Database Manager, Abuja, Nigeria

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at
Project Summary:

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.
Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party, the IT, Data Collection and Database Manager will be responsible for providing critical support to the configuration rollout, updating, and management of the project’s mobile data collection and reporting system. The IT, Data Collection and Database Manager 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 **


Data Collection and Database Management System

  • Support project with data collection system set up, design, configuration, roll-out, updating and management
  • Train key project staff members on data collection system field administration
  • Consult project staff members on form design and structure
  • Troubleshoot remote monitoring issues including smartphone/tablet, connectivity, and sync issues
  • Create, maintain, and improve data visualizations using common business intelligence tools
  • Support ad-hoc TPM related request in support of project and TPM goals
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Deputy Chief of Party

IT Support

  • Perform periodic updates of software on project machines including Windows, Office, and antivirus software
  • Carry out Corporate Image Installations on Laptops and Desktop PCs.
  • Configure Network and Corporate Domain Connectivity.
  • Configure desktop client email setup for employees (MS Outlook)
  • Manage permissions, perform updates and perform backups of company file server
  • Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks
  • Provide face-to-face technical support and training to project staff
  • Troubleshoot printing problems and configure access to office printers
  • Support the roll out of new applications
  • Manage implementation of hardware/software projects with IT service providers and supervise maintenance contacts.
  • Coordinate with vendors for warranty services.


  • A university degree from a recognized higher education institution in Management Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Systems, or a related field
  • Minimum three (3) years demonstrable work experience serving in an IT and/or Database Management role for M&E or Third-Party Monitoring data collection efforts
  • Minimum of ten (10) years demonstrable work experience providing IT support
  • Experience with remote data collection platforms (ODK, Fulcrum, etc) and communication technologies, including troubleshooting
  • Experience in preparing training materials for field and office-based staff in languages common to Northeast Nigerian States and in English
  • Experience with popular business intelligence tools such as Metabase, Tableau, QlikSense, or Jasper
  • Knowledge of SQL and relational databases strongly preferred

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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