Technical Assistant- GIS

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Technical Assistant- GIS

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

Number of Persons Required

One (1)

Reporting/Supervision

This position reports to the Senior Technical Officer QA/QI

 

Job Summary

  • Provide geo-spatial analysis, database management technical and programmatic support to implement high quality comprehensive HIV/AIDS programs (ART, PMTCT TB/HIV, RH/HIV, and HTS) and other services including hotspot mapping, to provide deeper insights into data, such as patterns, relationships, and situations

 

Job Requirements

     Education

 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geography / GIS Studies / Geography  & Regional Planning, Database Management, Health Informatics or related field;

 

Attributes:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant GIS, data systems work, programming and analytic experience;
  • Familiarity with client/server or multi-platform application development.
  • Must be skilled in the use of GIS applications as Arch GIS, QGIS, White box Spatial Analysis, Google Earth pro e.t.c
  • A sound understanding of HIV/AIDS, TB and TB/HIV technical areas.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database (DHIS, LAMIS), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

Limited

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.