Senior Advisor -- Health Information Systems, S. Sudan;

FYI
Job opportunity for HIS expert

*Senior Advisor -- Health Information Systems, Health System
Strengthening in the Republic of South Sudan (Conditional Funding) *
*_IMA World Health (IMA)_*
<http://www.devex.com/en/companies/ima-world-health>| *Apply By 15 April
2012*
<http://www.devex.com/en/companies/ima-world-health>
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IMA World Health (IMA) is seeking a Senior Advisor, Health Information
Systems (HIS) for an anticipated USAID-funded Health Systems
Strengthening Project in South Sudan. The USAID Health Systems
Strengthening (HSS) Project will facilitate increased ownership and
capacity of County Health Departments (CHDS) and State Ministries of
Health (SMOHs) to ensure the provision of high quality primary health
care through increased management and leadership capacity, strengthened
health systems, and increased coordination at state and county levels in
the Western Equatoria and Central Equatoria States. The Senior Advisor,
HIS shall have primary responsibility of building the capacity of the
SMOHs and CHDs for quality collection, analysis, dissemination and use
of health information for program planning and management use. The
Senior Advisor, HIS will assist in strengthening and scaling up a
harmonized HIS; coordinate with other USAID-funded program and
facilitate improved supervision by the CHDs for facility-level
management and decision making; and support CHDs and SMOH to use HIS
data to track pharmaceutical and medical supply use and anticipate
needs. S/he will also support CHDs to routinely bring managers,
clinicians, and M&E professionals together to discuss approaches to
improve the availability and use of quality data to improve health
programs. This position will be based in Juba, Republic of South Sudan.
*Qualifications:*

     * Masters level degree in a relevant field such as public health,
       public administration, health administration, demography,
       statistics, epidemiology, etc.
     * 5 years of demonstrated expertise of health information systems
       strengthening, including central level coordination and systems
       integration, and sub-national strengthening for quality
       collection, analysis, dissemination and use of health information.
     * Demonstrated experience in strengthening human resources
       information systems (HRIS) is a plus.
     * Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
     * Previous experience in a developing country context is required.

Thanks

PEPELA WANJALA

MINISTRY OF HEALTH HEADQUARTERS

HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM

AFYA HOUSE, HIS LG 37

P.O BOX 30016, NAIROBI, KENYA

TEL: +254 (020) 2717077 EXT 45097

CELL: +254 (0) 722375633 or 0202033363

EMAIL: wanjala2p@yahoo.com

** hmis@health.go.ke**

* *"HealthInformation Management - Making a World of Difference”

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Subject: [Dhis2-users] Fwd: Senior Advisor – Health Information Systems, S. Sudan;

FYI
Job opportunity for HIS expert

Senior Advisor – Health Information Systems, Health System
Strengthening in the Republic of South Sudan (Conditional Funding) *
IMA World Health (IMA)
<http://www.devex.com/en/companies/ima-world-health>| Apply By 15 April
2012

http://www.devex.com/en/companies/ima-world-health
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IMA World Health (IMA) is seeking a Senior Advisor, Health Information
Systems (HIS) for an anticipated USAID-funded Health Systems
Strengthening Project in South Sudan. The USAID Health Systems
Strengthening (HSS) Project will facilitate increased ownership and
capacity of County Health Departments (CHDS) and State Ministries of
Health (SMOHs) to ensure the provision of high quality primary health
care through increased management and leadership capacity, strengthened
health systems, and increased coordination at state and county levels in
the Western Equatoria and Central Equatoria States. The Senior Advisor,
HIS shall have primary responsibility of building the capacity of the
SMOHs and CHDs for quality collection, analysis, dissemination and use
of health information for program planning and management use. The
Senior Advisor, HIS will assist in strengthening and scaling up a
harmonized HIS; coordinate with other USAID-funded program and
facilitate improved supervision by the CHDs for facility-level
management and decision making; and support CHDs and SMOH to use HIS
data to track pharmaceutical and medical supply use and anticipate
needs. S/he will also support CHDs to routinely bring managers,
clinicians, and M&E professionals together to discuss approaches to
improve the availability and use of quality data to improve health
programs. This position will be based in Juba, Republic of South Sudan.
Qualifications:

* Masters level degree in a relevant field such as public health,
  public administration, health administration, demography,
  statistics, epidemiology, etc.
* 5 years of demonstrated expertise of health information systems
  strengthening, including central level coordination and systems
  integration, and sub-national strengthening for quality
  collection, analysis, dissemination and use of health information.
* Demonstrated experience in strengthening human resources
  information systems (HRIS) is a plus.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
 * Previous experience in a developing country context is required.

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