• Job Vacancies at eHealth Systems Africa

  • Posted on: 15 December, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
  • View Jobs in Healthcare / Medical View All Jobs at eHealth Systems Africa
  • Subscribe to free job alerts
  • eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems. We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information, streamline clinical procedures, and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes. Accurate health data will provide NGO’s, hospitals, and donor agencies with access to timely health system indicators needed to evaluate their health interventions and respond to critical public health needs. We bring about positive change by harnessing the potential of technology, valuing the power and knowledge of local people, and maintaining a sharp focus on the health worker. To help close the gap in access to health care we have developed and share a depth of expertise in:

    • eHealth and mHealth software and solutions
    • Technology Infrastructure
    • Training and capacity building for sustainable health systems
    • Research and data analysis
    • Project Management

    Program Manager

     

    Job description
    Important Facts

    •     Position Based in Kano, Nigeria
    •     Minimum of 3 years experience in project management required
    •     Minimum of 2 year commitment required
    •     Housing, security, health insurance and utilities provided

    Summary:

    • The Health Delivery Systems Program leverages eHealth’s technological capabilities, data-driven approach, and momentum from its work in the polio eradication program in the design and implementation of ICT infrastructure, software development, vaccine and essential-medicines logistics fulfillment, and service delivery initiatives to improve the quality and availability of information, supplies, and services to the last mile.
    • The Program Manager is responsible for administering, growing, and reporting on the initiatives and multidisciplinary teams within the Program portfolio, coordinating programmatic strategy across eHealth’s functional departments - including geographic information systems, software, operations and research, and liaising with government and external partners.
    • As the Program enters its second year, eHealth is looking for a strong leader with a passion for last-mile service delivery and systems thinking in global health to build on the Program’s growth and help it realize its potential across the region.
    • Candidates with vaccine logistics, technology development, systems engineering, and/or business management backgrounds preferred.
    • Minimum two-year commitment required.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

    •     Serves as the primary contact with partners/clients for all project related items
    •     Participates in long- and short-term program development and planning, and the development of new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organisation.
    •     Develops and effectively manages program timelines to ensure timely completion of program deliverables.
    •     Monitors program activities to ensure quality and accuracy of work outcomes vis-à-vis contractual and grant commitments
    •     Serves as a resource to project managers for all inquiries, and issues resolutions for project management, contract budget and remediation, and regulatory document preparation
    •     Responsible for contract and financial management for programs. Ensures budgets are tracked against contract milestones.
    •     Ensures compliance with laws and regulations.
    •     Writes reports on the program for management and for funders.
    •     May frequently travel between company worksites.
    •     Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
    •     Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organisation's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Supervises assigned Project Management staff.
    Desired Skills and Experience

    Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

    Education/Experience

    •     Bachelor's degree from college or university in Project Management or related field.
    •     Master’s degree is preferred.
    •     Minimum of three years of experience in project management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    •     Minimum of three years of supervisory experience
    •     Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective project teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision making.
    •     Exemplary skills with leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams, as well as mentoring other team members in a clinical research setting.
    •     Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
    •     Must possess the ability to organize, instruct and supervise staff while promoting group effort and achievement.
    •     Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
    •     Good learning ability.
    •     Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.

    Computer Skills

    •     Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
    •     Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

    Language Ability

    •     English is the spoken and written language
    •     Ability to read, analyse, proof and edit documents, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
    •     Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    •     Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.

     

    go to method of application »

    Research Assistant

     

    Job Duration:
    Part-Time, not exceeding 20 hours/week; approximately 6 months starting beginning of January 2015

    "Applicants can be based in any country and will be required to work remotely."

    Summary: The Research & Evaluation (R&E) Department is a new department within eHealth Systems Africa (EHA) with the objective of conducting EHA-driven research studies and providing research consulting services for local & international partners such as advising study design methodology, sampling protocols, survey development, data collection & data management/analysis. The R&E department also conducts internal assessments & evaluations of EHA projects to monitor progress and measure impact in line with overall organizational goals.

    The Research Assistant will work directly with the Department Manager, Research & Evaluation to support various research activities across the department. Responsibilities include literature reviews, supporting research proposal development, coordinating research workshop & conference activities, and other ad-hoc activities at the discretion of the Department Manager.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

    •     Performs literature searches or systematic reviews of scientific and gray literature, including article retrievals
    •     Uses creative strategies to comprehensively identify and clearly synthesize complex information about public health programs and research studies; develop reports for internal or external dissemination that summarize scientific evidence, policy issues, program evaluations, and conference proceedings
    •     Supports publication writing processes including formatting, editing, and organizing citations, along with submission process.
    •     Assists in preparation of research proposals for donors, or other regulatory documents such as IRB applications, etc.
    •     Maintains database and calendar of relevant workshops and conferences; work with managers to prepare abstracts, posters and presentations
    •     Conducts other administrative and research activities in support of eHealth Systems Africa programs and projects

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Position includes no supervisory responsibilities

    Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

    Education/Experience

    •     Minimum 1-2 years of academic or professional experience in the research field. Bachelor’s degree from college or university in a science/social science program, including coursework on research methods, statistics, etc. (ex. Biology, Public Health, Sociology, Economics, etc.); master’s degree preferred, and will substitute for years of experience.
    •     Strong writing skills (grammatically and creatively) and detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and complete time-sensitive tasks.
    •     Must have knowledge of global health literature, or an interest in learning about the field; preference for applicants with prior experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, and knowledge of eHealth/mHealth or Information Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) literature
    •     Basic knowledge of research ethics and experience with IRB duties
    •     Must be able to work independently, with minimal direct supervision, and participate in weekly check-ins via Skype with Department Manager, Research & Evaluation.
    •     Good learning ability. Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.
    •     Preference for candidates with access to multiple public health databases and e-journals including PubMed, Elseiver, Web of Science, etc.

    Computer Skills

    • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows/Mac and Microsoft Office Suite.

    Language Ability

    • English is the spoken and written language.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

    Math Ability

    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
    • Advanced knowledge of statistics and familiarity with basic statistical software packages (preferred)

    go to method of application »

    State Manager

     

    Key responsibilities

    •     General oversight of the EOC
    •     Maintain organisational procedures
    •     Maintain electric and hard copy filing system
    •     Resolve administrative problems and inquires
    •     Organising meetings and setting up the meeting room and technology
    •     Managing other staff members (Administrative Coordinator, Cleaning staff, Guards, etc)
    •     Keeping track of who is using and how they are using the EOC
    •     Fixing any facility issues such as plumbing, roofing, etc
    •     Maintain office supply inventories
    •     Managing all technical equipment (printers, computers, projectors, etc)
    •     Manage daily task managers and email reminders

    Qualifications
    Bachelors Degree from a recognised academic institution in Business Administration, Management or any related field. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Responsibilites

    •     Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision making. Exemplary skills with leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams, as well as mentoring other team members in a clinical research setting.
    •     Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
    •     Must possess the ability to organize, instruct and supervise staff while promoting group effort and achievement. Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
    •     Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.
    •     Strong business administration knowledge
    •     Basic accounting skills with a high degree of accuracy
    •     Advanced use in computers and technology
    •     Ability to produce business correspondence, proofread for grammar, spelling and punctuation
    •     with a high degree of accuracy
    •     Experience scheduling meetings
    •     Excellent writing and reading skills
    •     Ability to resolve conflicts
    •     Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

    go to method of application »

    Software Engineer - Javascript

     

    Candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

    •     Degree in computer science / software engineering                                                                                   
    •     Minimum of 2 years commercial javascript experience
    •     Some commercial experience with AngularJS or Django, JSON, web APIs
    •     Experience working in a team environment with github (creating branches, merging branches, cherry picking commits, reverting commits, stashing, squash merging, tagging, etc.)
    •     Minimum 2 years working in software engineering team, experience with international teams a plus (ours is from all over the world)
    •     Familiarity with test driven development
    •     Familiarity with best practices in coding and design including enterprise patterns

    The following are desirable but not essential:

    • Experience writing and working with REST APIs
    • Android development experience
    • Experience with document based databases (esp CouchDB)
    • DevOps capacity (full stack linux sysadmin skills) a big plus
    • A Postgraduate degree in Computer Science

     

    go to method of application »

    Program Manager - Health Delivery Systems

     

    Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Consultant will develop protocols and procedures to monitor and evaluation various initiatives, programs, and projects, both new and established, to help provide accountability and ensure efficiency in success from baseline to end line. Key responsibilities include establishing, modifying and monitoring key performance indicators and metrics to record and report progress for organizational-level, department-level, and program/project-level activities within eHealth Systems Africa. S/he will also collaborate with department, program and project managers to prepare monthly, quarterly, and final narrative reports on activities. S/he will serve as a critical organizational resource to align goals and objectives, with the larger scope of the Research and Evaluation Department.

    Required start date for consultancy is beginning of January 2015. Consultant must be able to commit to a minimum of 6-8 weeks at the Kano HQ, Nigeria. Depending on interest and performance, there is the potential for consultancy to transition into a full-time hire as Program Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

    •     Leads all M&E initiatives for assigned grant(s)/project(s) including monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and informing staff capacity building initiatives. Leads M&E system and process development, creating a framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
    •     Defines and implements key project performance indicators (KPI) as well as monitors them throughout the duration of the projects.
    •     Assists program/project staff in clarifying project information needs. Supports program/project staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture program/project progress.
    •     Ensures that donor, partner, and senior management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.
    •     Provides and updates the organization and all departments with a vision, framework and strategic plan for the M&E unit of the R&E Department utilizing conceptual frameworks, results frameworks and logic models
    •     Conducts regular data verification exercises to ensure overall quality and accuracy; leads compilation, analysis and consolidation of cross-country data in coordination with the Department Manager, technical units, and researchers.
    •     Suggests ways to facilitate data collection and the flow of data within program/project field teams. Performs field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by programs and verifies the accuracy of reported data. Identifies strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management systems and propose solutions.
    •     Works with Department/Program/Project Managers to develop tracking mechanisms for monitoring program/project outcomes; helps analyze data to serve as part of the internal quality assurance mechanism for project delivery.
    •     Implements and participates in program and project progress evaluation, survey and program follow up in order to advise and recommend tools and strategies to increase program performances and results.
    •     Composes and edit program/project guidelines and other documents and provide general support to improving processes. Ensures project budgets are tracked against contract milestones.
    •     Keeps abreast of developments in grant/program changes and progress in order to advise and recommend tools and strategies to increase program performances and results.
    •     Reviews the performance of existing management information systems to help identify potential modifications or resources.
    •     Evaluates project issues and executes action plans to ensure resolution. Actively identifies and escalates quality and compliance concerns.
    •     Advises Program/Project Managers in the formulation of baseline measures and targets as an integral component of proposal development for existing and new activities
    •     Ensures compliance with local laws and regulations.
    •     Performs any other task assigned by management
    •     May frequently travel between company worksites.
    •     Presents a professional demeanor at all times.  Approaches others in a tactful manner.  Reacts well under pressure.  Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.  Accepts responsibility for own actions.  Follows through on commitments.
    •     Is consistently at work and on time.
    •     Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
    •     Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
    •     Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
    •     Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    As a consultant, the position does not include any specific supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

    Education/Experience

    •     Minimum of a master’s degree from college or university in Project Management, Administration, Information Management, Public Health, or a related field. Significant and advanced Monitoring and Evaluation experience may substitute for the Master’s degree.
    •     Minimum of 5-7 years of experience with demonstrated results in project management, research, program monitoring and evaluation, proposal development, or health care, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations in accordance with different USAID, Gates Foundation, UN, etc. donor guidelines.
    •     Experience with coordinating and writing evaluation reports and briefs, and presenting findings.
    •     NGO experience desired. Ability to manage a complex and varied workload, work under pressure, and manage significant travel to insecure environments. Proven ability to work with diverse and large teams and to foster a positive working environment with local and international stakeholders
    •     Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills, and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
    •     Good learning ability. Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.
    •     Excellent analytical, organizational and management skills
    •     Creativity and the ability to successfully manage multiple assignments independently.

    Certifications and Licenses

    •     A Project Management (PMI) certification is preferred
    •     First Aid and Health & Safety qualifications desirable

    Computer Skills

    •     Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
    •     Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

    Language Ability

    •     English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in Hausa is desirable.
    •     Ability to read, analyze, proof and edit documents, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
    •     Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    •     Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.

    go to method of application »

    Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

     

    Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Consultant will develop protocols and procedures to monitor and evaluation various initiatives, programs, and projects, both new and established, to help provide accountability and ensure efficiency in success from baseline to end line. Key responsibilities include establishing, modifying and monitoring key performance indicators and metrics to record and report progress for organizational-level, department-level, and program/project-level activities within eHealth Systems Africa. S/he will also collaborate with department, program and project managers to prepare monthly, quarterly, and final narrative reports on activities. S/he will serve as a critical organizational resource to align goals and objectives, with the larger scope of the Research and Evaluation Department.

    Required start date for consultancy is beginning of January 2015. Consultant must be able to commit to a minimum of 6-8 weeks at the Kano HQ, Nigeria. Depending on interest and performance, there is the potential for consultancy to transition into a full-time hire as Program Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

    •     Leads all M&E initiatives for assigned grant(s)/project(s) including monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and informing staff capacity building initiatives. Leads M&E system and process development, creating a framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
    •     Defines and implements key project performance indicators (KPI) as well as monitors them throughout the duration of the projects.
    •     Assists program/project staff in clarifying project information needs. Supports program/project staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture program/project progress.
    •     Ensures that donor, partner, and senior management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.
    •     Provides and updates the organization and all departments with a vision, framework and strategic plan for the M&E unit of the R&E Department utilizing conceptual frameworks, results frameworks and logic models
    •     Conducts regular data verification exercises to ensure overall quality and accuracy; leads compilation, analysis and consolidation of cross-country data in coordination with the Department Manager, technical units, and researchers.
    •     Suggests ways to facilitate data collection and the flow of data within program/project field teams. Performs field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by programs and verifies the accuracy of reported data. Identifies strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management systems and propose solutions.
    •     Works with Department/Program/Project Managers to develop tracking mechanisms for monitoring program/project outcomes; helps analyze data to serve as part of the internal quality assurance mechanism for project delivery.
    •     Implements and participates in program and project progress evaluation, survey and program follow up in order to advise and recommend tools and strategies to increase program performances and results.
    •     Composes and edit program/project guidelines and other documents and provide general support to improving processes. Ensures project budgets are tracked against contract milestones.
    •     Keeps abreast of developments in grant/program changes and progress in order to advise and recommend tools and strategies to increase program performances and results.
    •     Reviews the performance of existing management information systems to help identify potential modifications or resources.
    •     Evaluates project issues and executes action plans to ensure resolution. Actively identifies and escalates quality and compliance concerns.
    •     Advises Program/Project Managers in the formulation of baseline measures and targets as an integral component of proposal development for existing and new activities
    •     Ensures compliance with local laws and regulations.
    •     Performs any other task assigned by management
    •     May frequently travel between company worksites.
    •     Presents a professional demeanor at all times.  Approaches others in a tactful manner.  Reacts well under pressure.  Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.  Accepts responsibility for own actions.  Follows through on commitments.
    •     Is consistently at work and on time.
    •     Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
    •     Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
    •     Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
    •     Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: As a consultant, the position does not include any specific supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

    Education/Experience

    •     Minimum of a master’s degree from college or university in Project Management, Administration, Information Management, Public Health, or a related field. Significant and advanced Monitoring and Evaluation experience may substitute for the Master’s degree.
    •     Minimum of 5-7 years of experience with demonstrated results in project management, research, program monitoring and evaluation, proposal development, or health care, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations in accordance with different USAID, Gates Foundation, UN, etc. donor guidelines.
    •     Experience with coordinating and writing evaluation reports and briefs, and presenting findings.
    •     NGO experience desired. Ability to manage a complex and varied workload, work under pressure, and manage significant travel to insecure environments. Proven ability to work with diverse and large teams and to foster a positive working environment with local and international stakeholders
    •     Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills, and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
    •     Good learning ability. Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.
    •     Excellent analytical, organizational and management skills
    •     Creativity and the ability to successfully manage multiple assignments independently.

    Certifications and Licenses

    •     A Project Management (PMI) certification is preferred
    •     First Aid and Health & Safety qualifications desirable

    Computer Skills

    •     Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
    •     Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

    Language Ability

    •     English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in Hausa is desirable.
    •     Ability to read, analyze, proof and edit documents, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
    •     Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    •     Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.

    Math/Reasoning Ability

    •     Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
    •     Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

     

    go to method of application »

    HR Coordinator

     

    Summary:    The Human Resources Coordinator will provide efficient administrative support that facilitates the smooth running of the HR department, coordinating Human Resources services, policies, and programs.  S/he provides excellent and timely customer service to employees to maximize the strategic goals of the organisation.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

    •     Responsible for handling inquiries and requests on day-to-day HR questions and general benefit-related matters.  Furnishes information from HR files to authorized persons on request (with supervisor approval).
    •     Responds in a timely and effective manner, ensuring excellent customer service at all times. 
    •     Provides technical assistance to employees using HR systems.
    •     Performs a variety of clerical tasks related to the HR function.
    •     Responsible for the maintenance of all confidential employee personal files, including end-of-year archiving of files.
    •     Responsible for daily benefits operations. Processes changes within deadlines (enrollment, changes and termination) related to employee benefit coverage.
    •      Manages all benefit reporting and billing. Maintains confidential benefit records. Coordinates employee benefit analysis. Researches escalated employee issues.  Consults with appropriate vendors and/or external benefit consultant to resolve employee issues.
    •     Assists in the development of plan design for ensuing benefit year. Ensures compliance with new government rules and regulations and compliance with proper documentation in regard to all applicable laws and regulations.  Coordinates annual enrollment process and conducts employee presentations. Updates Human Resources benefits webpage.
    •     Responsible for the organisation's leave programs including Family Leave, Maternity Leave, and Workers' Compensation. Provides information to employees regarding their leaves in accordance with state and national laws. Tracks and reports on all leaves.
    •     Assists with the development, planning and organizing of health education and wellness programs to meet organisation goals and employee needs.  Leads the Wellness Committee and administers the annual wellness campaign for employees.
    •     Serves as backup to HR Generalist for maintaining and processing accurate employee information on computerized Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS). 
    •     Serves as backup to HR Generalist for providing regularly scheduled and as needed New Employee Orientation (NEO) training.
    •      Participates as a presenter at NEO for information on Benefits, Leave, Workers’ Compensation, and Wellness programs.
    •     May assists Recruiter with recruiting, testing, interviewing and reviewing the qualifications of prospective employees, as needed.  May check references or perform background checks, as needed. 
    •     Completes or assists with special projects and assignments in the areas of wage and salary administration, salary surveys, organisational studies and employee satisfaction surveys.
    •     May occasionally travel between company worksites for HR employee events or benefits programs.
    •     Presents a professional demeanor at all times.  Approaches others in a tactful manner. 
    •     Reacts well under pressure.  Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.  Accepts responsibility for own actions.  Follows through on commitments.
    •     Is consistently at work and on time.
    •     Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
    •     Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
    •     Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
    •     Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

    Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

    Education/Experience

    •     High school diploma or equivalent with some college or technical school coursework and a minimum of THREE years of job-related experience, preferably in a human resources department, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Benefit administration and HRIS experience is an asset.

    Certifications and Licenses

    •     Professional in Human Resources (PHR) is preferred

    Computer Skills

    •     Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
    •     Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

    Language Ability

    •         English is the spoken and written language.
    •        Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and        procedure manuals.
    •        Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    •        Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organisation.

    Math Ability

    •     Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

     

    Reasoning Ability

    •     Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • HR Representative

     

    go to method of application »

    Health Information and Communications Technology Coordinator

     

    Overview of Position
    The Saving One Million Lives initiative is seeking to hire a senior Health Information and communications technology (ICT) professional to coordinate activities related to the scale up of ICTs in support of the Nigeria Saving One Million Lives (SOML) initiative. SOML was launched in October 2012 to prevent the deaths of one million pregnant women, new mothers, newborns, and children under 5 by 2015. ICT is both an enabler and a driver for the successful achievement of SOML targets, if appropriately deployed & implemented. Electronic and mobile health efforts within SOML are grounded in a broader health information system strengthening focus of the FMOH, and contribute to the scaling up of access to essential commodities for women and children.

    The Senior Health ICT Coordinator will be a seconded position hired by the United Nations Foundation and will report to the relevant Ministry as directed. He/she will be serving as a liaison between agencies of the government, ICT4SOML Steering Committee and its derivative Working Groups, specifically to support the development of a national ICT framework for health. He/She will also provide support to the primary administrative and technical contact within the FMCT. He/she will work closely with the Senior Health ICT Coordinator in the Federal Ministry of Health – (FMOH-DPRS), the ICT Pillar Lead at the SOML Delivery Unit and the UN Foundation team.

    He/she will support activities with key communication & technology partners, Federal Ministries, its departments and relevant agencies, serving as a point of contact with ICT4SOML development partners, including the United Nations Foundation, MDG Health Alliance, Intel, GSMA, BBC World Trust, and World Bank.

    He/she will participate in and provide technical contributions to the ICT4SOML Working Groups and Health ICT Framework.

    Responsibilities of the Senior Health ICT Coordinator include:

    •     Drive the Health ICT Framework development process.
    •     Coordinate inter Ministry, interagency, public and private sector partnerships for ICT4SOML..
    •     Interface with the Federal Ministry of Health – through the Senior Health ICT Coordinator embedded in FMOH - in the application of the 2012 MICT National ICT Framework and other policies from the FMCT and its agencies with respect to eHealth.
    •     Work closely with SOML ICT Pillar Lead and the ICT4SOML Program Director to drive ICT4SOML priorities. Liaise with his/her counterpart in FMOH-DPRS to organize and participate in ICT4SOML steering committee and derivative working group meetings that will drive the strategy development and consensus process, including drafting Working Group TORs and managing working group membership.
    •     Contribute to key milestones in the ICT4SOML initiative including supporting work focused on the quick wins, and development of the eHealth framework.
    •     Facilitate stakeholder consultations, conduct informational interviews, and collate documentation within the relevant Ministry, its departments and agencies related to ICT4SOML deliverables.
    •     Review of specific programs, partners, and activities for relevance to ICT4SOML initiative.

    Qualifications:

    •     Outstanding academic credentials.  Masters level or other relevant graduate degree in eHealth or Health Informatics preferred.
    •     Minimum 5 years ICT implementation or project management experience, with international field work with key development partners strongly preferred.
    •     Deep knowledge of the health programmatic use of mobile communication technologies and the telecommunications industry
    •     Experience with both private and public sector in Nigeria
    •     Exceptional analytical and communication (written and verbal) skills.
    •     Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with people of varied professional, cultural, and educational backgrounds.
    •     Entrepreneurial mindset, including ability to think strategically, operate independently, self-motivate, be flexible, and set and achieve ambitious targets

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred job titles to apply online.

  • ❮ Back to All Jobs
  • Know more about eHealth Systems AfricaSimilar Jobs
  • Search for jobs by keyword
  • Graduate and Internship Recruitment at the Military Hospital Lagos (MHL)
  • Finance Manager at LS Scientific Limited
  • Job Opportunities at Rivet Clinical Services
  • Call Centre Agents at Reel Staffing Limited
  • Medical Vacancy at a Reputable Healthcare Provider
  • Medical Officer at SouthShore Womens Clinic
  • Job Openings at Me Cure Industries Limited
  • Massive Graduate and Experienced Job Recruitment at The National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi
  • Filter Jobs
  • State

    Field

    Education

    Experience


    Also include jobs without defined experience

  « 1 Recently Viewed Job
 
 
Send your application through

Yahoomail Gmail Hotmail