Human Resources Information System (HRIS) Specialist, USAID/Nigeria Health Workforce Management Activity

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 15 February 2020
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Job Description

Banyan Global is recruiting for a Human Resources Information System (HRIS) Specialist for a USAID-funded health workforce management project in Nigeria. The position is full-time and based in Abuja with travel to Bauchi, Sokoto, Kebbi, and Ebonyi States.


  • Facilitate the establishment of an HRIS stakeholder leadership forum for improved collaboration and continuous dialogue between decision-makers and HRIS implementers;
  • Design and manage an assessment to inform improvements in state information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the nationally adopted HRIS software solution at the state level;
  • Support improvements in HRIS capacity among stakeholders to ensure system sustainability;
  • Identify linkages with other databases and information systems to ensure interoperability; and
  • Support the development and maintenance of processes for data integrity.


  • Post-graduate degree or higher in public health, health systems, human resources, information systems, or other related field.
  • Familiarity with the Government of Nigeria’s HRIS needs and efforts to create the Health Workforce Registry.
  • Professional experience interacting with representatives from ministries of health, private sector, civil society organizations, national health professional councils, and non-governmental organizations.
  • Direct experience with HRIS system administration, maintenance, and reporting.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and extensive experience with other MS applications.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral, and written communication skills in English; demonstrated supervisory skills; and ability to work well on a team.

Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website,

About the Organization

Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches for a broad and lasting impact. The firm is headquartered in Washington, DC with staff working in a number of developing countries. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning.

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