UiO Hiring Logistics Management Information Systems Technical Lead

Hello community,

The University of Oslo is looking to hire a full-time technical lead to manage our growing projects and feature sets in Logistics Management Information Systems.

DHIS2 Logistics Management Information System (LMIS) Technical Lead

DHIS2 is the world’s largest health management information system (HMIS), and is in use in over 90 countries. DHIS2 is an application based, free and open source (FOSS) platform with core development carried out by the University of Oslo (UiO).

Over the past few years countries and multilateral partners have been requesting more support and functionality within the DHIS2 platform for supply chain support. To meet this growing demand, the DHIS2 core team appreciates the need for a more specialized team of technical experts to coordinate LMIS implementation and continued development of DHIS2 functionality for supply chain. The LMIS Technical Lead will be responsible for coordinating the UiO LMIS portfolio of projects and partners as well as managing a small software development team tasked with developing new supporting functionality in DHIS2 core for the LMIS use-case.
This is a permanent position but contingent upon external funding.


  • Maintain close collaboration with LMIS resource partners including NOVARTIS, University of Basel, The Global Fund, WHO, HISP Groups, and UNICEF.

  • Coordinate with resource partners to develop a long-term strategy and roadmap for LMIS development within the DHIS2 platform ecosystem that aligns to the DHIS2 principles and strategy.

  • Coordinate the development of generic, global guidance on DHIS2 use for LMIS

  • Support country LMIS implementation and projects.

  • Work closely with a software technical manager to define key priorities and activities for a team of dedicated developers working on a regular release schedule

  • Align platform priorities and roadmap with evidence and best practice, creating collaboration opportunities with research and academic groups that can contribute to DHIS2 as a global good


  • Seven years+ experience in digital logistics management information systems.
  • Experience with international donor community, including bilateral and multilateral donor agencies and private foundations will be an advantage
  • Demonstrated experience leading software development projects
  • Demonstrated experience leading digital health implementations in low- and middle-income countries
  • Experience managing digital health teams
  • Demonstrated success in developing partnerships and funding opportunities
  • A Master’s degree in a related field (MPH, MSc, etc.), or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent command of English, both oral and written. Other languages a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally (15%-30%).
  • Experience in research and evidence-generation for digital health will be a plus.

We anticipate hiring for this position in August 2020.

If you are interested in this position please send your resume to Scott and Johan at scott@dhis2.org and johansa@ifi.uio.no