BRAC HMIS Specialist Jobs in Uganda
BRAC HMIS Specialist Jobs in UgandaOverviewJob Category
: Corporate / Organisation SpecialistJob Type
: Full-TimeDeadline of this Job
: Friday 08th November, 2019Duty Station
: KampalaRequirementsJob Status No of Jobs
: 1Start Publishing
: 28-10-2019Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030)
BRAC UgandaJob DescriptionVacancy title:
HMIS Specialist Type: Full time , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office Jobs at:
BracDeadline of this Job:
Friday 08th November, 2019 Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East AfricaSummarySalary: Not DisclosedJob Details:
BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world's largest development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.
For more information please visit BRAC’s website, www.brac.net . BRAC Uganda invites suitably qualiﬁed Ugandans to ﬁll up the following available vacant position.BRAC Uganda Health Program
The health Program in Uganda began in 2008 to ensure that people living in poverty can access quality, affordable health services. The goal of the BRAC health program is to improve maternal health and reduce under-5 child morbidity and mortality.
BRAC Uganda through its health program will be implementing a USAID funded Health Systems Strengthening Activity in 60 districts of Uganda.
The purpose of the Uganda Health Systems Strengthening (UHSS) activity is to strengthen Uganda’s health system through technical assistance that will improve leadership era accountability for results in public and private health sectors at national, sub-national, and community levels; implement innovative interventions that increase efﬁcient use, governance, and management of key health system resources including human resources for health, ﬁnance, equipment I infrastructure; and strengthen state and no state community health systems that are critical for improved quality of health services.Job title
: HMIS Specialist.Position
: Kampala.Core Roles and Responsibilities. Be the main liaison I focal point tor all e-health related engagements and support to the BRAC Health program, Ministry of Health, and other partners working in the ehealth space in Uganda.
Be the strategic lead for BRAC’s e-health, providing technical support to all the cadres in BRAC health program.
Support the respective districts to ensure timely and correct reporting through the DHISZ, and support strengthening of the e-Health system in a sustainable way.
Work with the MoH and provide direct technical support to the Ministry of Health in DHISZ integration, data use, and other e-health related technical assistance that may arise from time to time.
Develop a strategy to ensure that there is a seamless support structure for all Community Health Workers using mobile applications for reporting
1. Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safe guarding for establishing a safe working environment.
2. Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safe guarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action‘
3. Follow the safe guarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.
Required qualiﬁcations, experience and skills
Bachelors in Computer Studies / Information Technology or related. An advanced degree in an l.T related ﬁeld
2-3 years’ experience in implementing e-health in the health system, preferably in the e-community health space
String understanding of the interface between health programming arid e-health
Exposure to the current knowledge about the existing e-health systems in the country,
Strong knowledge of software trouble shooting skills.
Flexible to work at remote location and ability to travel long distances
Strong and innovative problem solving skills in relation to health systems.
Job Qualifications: Not Specified
Job Education Requirements: Degree
Job Experience Requirements: 2-3 years
Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their Application (addressed to the Manager, HR & Training) & CV by email to email@example.com .
The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly. Only complete applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: Friday 08th November, 2019.
BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment.