1 to 1 Years
Functional Area

Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) - Since 1993, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED, headquartered in Paris, France is present in four continents and our teams intervene in 34 countries towards 8 million people, responding to emergency situations, supporting rehabilitation projects and accompanying the dynamics of development. Over 5,000 staff are dedicated to implementing and developing our projects.

In light of the displacement in the north-eastern part of Nigeria, ACTED has set up an office in Maiduguri to respond to the humanitarian needs. ACTED is therefore looking for candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Database Officer

Location: Borno

About the job

  • This position falls under the direct management of ACTED’s Food Distribution Project Manager
  • ACTED's FOOD DISTRIBUTION Database Officer will play an integral part of the Food Distribution team. Database Officer will work primarily on data collection and database-related activities within sites operated by ACTED.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement FOOD DISTRIBUTION activities as requested by the FOOD DISTRIBUTION Team Leader and PM such as but not limited to:
  • Ability to code and work with Open Data Kit (ODK) and Kobo applications for Android platforms
  • Strong skills in excel formulas
  • Good data entry skills
  • Ability to create a formal site monitoring tool for handheld devices (phones, tablets), site residence database and monthly demographic reports
  • Ensure timely and adequate registration of IDPs in / out camp, including identification of persons with specific needs in coordination with protection partners.
  • Maintaining the beneficiaries database updating this database daily based on new arrivals and new departures
  • Promptly complying with requests for demographic information by ACTED’s FOOD DISTRIBUTION team and by other partners/stakeholders
  • Monitor status of population and highlighting trends
  • Treat community members in a sensitive and humane manner (Create) and maintain distribution muster roll and reporting tools.
  • Installing and maintaining a small computer network (server + 3 to 6). Resolving issues in all IT related distribution registration.
  • Any other tasks as requested by ACTED’s FOOD DISTRIBUTION Team Leader and GFD Program Manager.

About you

  • All employees should master ACTED's core Principles: Independence, Neutrality, Non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, Ethics, Professionalism, anti-Corruption, Transparency and Accountability
  • Moreover, we also expect the following:


  • Completion of University Degree in Database, Data Entry, Social Studies, or Technical degrees in software tools
  • Minimum one years of experience in international and/or local NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs.
  • Technical skills such as Microsoft Office, ODK, Kobo collecting data using tablets/cells and Android devices
  • Degree of Information technology and/or records Management
  • Minimum one years’ experience for Data Management
  • Good skills and ability to run and operate Data base system.
  • Strong skills with the Microsoft Office Suite,


  • Previous working experience with humanitarian agencies
  • Experience working with displaced populations
  • Experience hiring and managing casual laborers
  • Experience conducting focus group discussions, or the ability to learn rapidly.

We Offer

  • Contract length: 3Months
  • Level: D2-1 (national contract)
  • Start date: As soon as possible Desirable

Application Closing Date
19th March, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV's to email


  • All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English.
  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Applications should be addressed to: The Recruitment Manager.
  • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail otherwise not considered. CCCM Team Leader-Mafa
  • ACTED considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.
  • CVs will be review on rolling bases.
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants ACTED will only inform shortlisted candidates. We apologise for the inconvenience. Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.

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