Job Summary

Our client is a coalition of individuals and organizations committed to instituting a culture of good governance and public accountability in Nigeria through active citizenship. They believe in the power of young people to change Nigeria's destiny.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Our client is looking to hire an IT Database Officer to carry out the following responsibilities:

Software and Hardware Infrastructure Maintenance
  • Oversee the administration of the organization’s local, wide and wireless networks (LAN, WAN and WLAN).
  • Oversee the administration and maintenance of computer stations and software for company training programs.
  • Plan, implement, administer and maintain all the organisation’s IT infrastructure at scheduled periods e.g. additions, deletions, major modifications, updates, upgrades, subscriptions, renewals, set-up,     configuration, back-ups and scanning.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, systems backups, archiving, and disaster recovery.
  • Work with the team to help implement the organisation’s IT related projects e.g. application development, SaaS, work tools, social media campaigns, web and SMS driven platforms etc.
  • Review and make informed decisions in recommending the purchase of hardware, software and other IT supplies.
  • Provide IT expert support whenever necessary.
  • Develop DIY tips on day-to-day IT related matters for staff.
Web and Email Administration
  • Review & upgrade on all ongoing development of the organisation's website.
  • Increase the organisation's projects site’s, search engine optimization and ranking through search engine ranking, Meta descriptions and site sharing.
  • Design web pages including graphics, visuals, video and functionality in conjunction with the organisation’s Graphics Team.
  • Monitor web and blog traffic and provide monthly reports to management.
  • Provide troubleshooting support and liaison with web and email providers, as required.
  • Create customized email addresses and signature for the organisation's Staff.
  • Assist in the development of web publicity campaigns, as required.
  • Establish online marketing initiatives to increase site traffic e.g. registration with other election-related sites, sharing of news and blogs with other sites, engaging with other common-interest sites.
  • Ensure website content is relevant and up-to-date.
  • Replicate content of weekly newsletter on the website every week.
  • Monitor published content, maintain continuity of themes, design layout, and streamline navigation on the organisation’s website.
  • Partner with the internal and external media team, programs unit and developers to ensure sites meet the organisation’s needs.
  • Ensure domain registrations and hosting are current and properly manage and allocate permissions for site users.
  • Manage domain and hosting space allocation. Flag users on purging their mailboxes and archive emails.
  • Ensure emails, mailing lists/groups are properly allocated and maintained.
Database and Security Administration
  • Maintain a very high level of password security for all the organisation's accounts and assets - online and offline.
  • Ensure subscribers’ email addresses are safeguarded and secured
  • Ensure the safety of assets by providing and enforcing IT Operation Manuals to staff and relevant malware subscription/usage.
  • Build and maintain the required database.
  • Minimise database downtime and update and amend existing databases.
  • Responsible for the performance, integrity and security of the organisation’s database plus back up procedures.
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users – input and extraction of data.
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in the appropriate format and in a timely manner. 
Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years work experience in a similar role
  • Post-secondary education/qualifications in Multimedia design, Computer science or Information technology.
Skills/Competence Requirements:
  • Strong web design skills including knowledge of content management systems.
  • HTML, XHTML, CSS design, cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility, Access, MySQL, Javascript. 
  • Strong understanding of best practices for online usability and accessibility and search engine optimization.
  • Experience with online marketing initiatives.
  • Knowledge of web trends & analytics and the necessary tools to track & manage.
  • Knowledge of database management programs
  • Excellent verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure while being attentive to detail.

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