Population Council Nigeria Job Vacancies: IT & Web Application Developer

The Population Council is an international, non-profit, non-governmental institution that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and help achieve a humane, equitable and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Population Council has worked in collaboration with a very broad range of Nigerian institutions. The Council’s program includes the design and testing of innovative HIV & AIDS and Reproductive Health approaches and policy and program relevant research, training, and institutional strengthening, and is supported by a range of donors. Due to expansion of its activities, the Council is seeking qualified individuals to fill the following positions in its Abuja office:

Job Title: IT & Web Application Developer

The successful candidate will manage and maintain back office tools: to include SMS provisioning, websites. Point of Sales, ensuring functionality, relevance and availability. He/she will be responsible to liaise with other research organizations to ensure that data provisioning are adequate and establish technological linkages as appropriate.

The ideal candidate must have:

1. Level of Education – Relevant degree(s) in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline.
2. Language Requirements – English Exemplary
3. Level of IT Expertise – Previous management of 2 or more IT system development and deployment projects
4. Firm written expression (scientific and commercial)
5. Willingness to travel within the country and across the region on a regular basis
6. Required previous experience – 5 years working in health-related development programs
7. High degree of independence, creativity and commitment.

Method of Application:
Qualified candidates should follow the instructions below:
1. Send an application letter (stating your current salary and salary expectations) and resume to [email protected] on or before August 31, 2010.

2. Clearly state the position title for which you are applying and your full names – starting with the surname first, then other names (e.g M&E Coordinator – BEN. Joshua Ekong) – in the subject area of the email.

3. All attachments must be in pdf files.
Candidates who do not follow the above instructions will be automatically disqualified. Population Council reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process at any time. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls. Please.

The Population Council is an equal opportunity employer