Health Management Information System (HMIS) Specialist

Chemonics


Chemonics seeks an HMIS specialist for the anticipated USAID Malaria Capacity Strengthening activity in Mozambique. The project aims to support the implementation of proven malaria interventions at community and facility levels, strengthen management capacity of the provincial and district Ministry of Health personnel to provide oversight and supervision of malaria interventions and improve health management information system, data reporting, analysis and use at the provincial and district levels. The HMIS specialist is the project’s data analyst and information officer responsible for managing the project information system and analyzing project and external data as decision-support to project implementation. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

· Improve data collection and use of key health indicators by MOH, including national surveillance systems for tracking malaria, HIV, polio etc.

· Improve the capacity of the MOH to collect, manage, and use information for rapid and effective decision making

· Oversee the development and implementation of strategies to improve local NGO capacity in targeted areas, including technical strength and institutional capacity building

· Oversee the design of advocacy approaches that encourage community groups to become participatory and active with regards to health issues

· Design information systems appropriate and responsive to the needs of the project and partners

· Design project surveys, M&E tools and other data collection tools as needed

· Conduct information system utilization training and updates for technical staff

· Continuously assess and identify gaps and needs in the Project Information Systems

Qualifications:

· Degree in information systems, public health, or relevant field

· At least 5 years of experience in health management systems

· Familiarity with developing country health and surveillance systems, knowledge of program design, development, and implementation preferred

· Demonstrated versatility, leadership, and integrity

· Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook) are required to effectively implement, analyze, monitor, and manage activity goals, inputs, outcomes, and achievements

· Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Portuguese

Application instructions:

Please apply by filling out an application through the formstack link below. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

https://ghdrecruit.formstack.com/forms/health_management_information_system_hmis_specialist

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

How to apply

Application instructions:

Please apply by filling out an application through the formstack link below. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

https://ghdrecruit.formstack.com/forms/health_management_information_system_hmis_specialist

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

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