FHI 360 HIS/eHIS Sr.Technical Officer Jobs in Uganda

FHI 360 HIS/eHIS Sr.Technical Officer Jobs in Uganda


Job Summary

  • Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices.

  • Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives.

  • Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area.

  • Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise.

  • Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals.

  • Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.

    Accountabilities

  • Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects.

  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).

  • Writes and edits technical reports and documents.

  • Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’

  • Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area.

  • Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports.

  • Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff.

  • Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures.

  • Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes.

  • Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.

  • Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results.

  • Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences.

  • Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound.

  • Provides leadership and team building at the task level.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Applied Knowledge & Skills

  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.

  • Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed.

    Problem Solving & Impact

  • Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors.

  • Exercises judgment within selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action.

  • Builds productive working relationships with internal and external staff.

  • Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.

    Supervision Given/Received

  • Has no supervisory responsibility.

  • Receives
    methods and procedures on new projects and assignments.

  • May provide guidance to other lower level personnel.

  • Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.

    Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.

    Experience

  • Typically requires 5-8 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience.

  • Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required.

  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.

  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.

  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.

    Typical Physical Demands

  • Typical office environment.

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

    Technology to be Used

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

    Travel Requirements

  • 10% - 25%

  • This job description summarizes the main duties of the job.

  • It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.

  • This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment.

  • Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

  • FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance.

  • Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 HIS/eHIS Sr.Technical Officer Jobs in Uganda


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