Georgetown Global Health Nigeria Public Health Advisor and Team Lead (Software Development and Health Informatics) Jobs

Georgetown Global Health Nigeria Public Health Advisor and Team Lead (Software Development and Health Informatics) Jobs

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and wellbeing and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice.

To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI is operating in Nigeria as Georgetown Global Health Nigeria (GGHN) and seeking to recruit candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Public Health Advisor and Team Lead (Software Development and Health Informatics)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Reports to: Regional Director

Job Overview

The Public Health Advisor will serve as team lead for software development and Health informatics, to deliver system with highest standard available with the right level of quality, to schedule and in accordance to the organization standards when applicable.

Specific Duties


  • Oversee Researching and standardizing market research methods for novel ideas and insights; strategic innovation; promoting open innovation; and introducing group tools and processes that encourage creative thinking.
  • Train in country personnel on the skills they need and developing and applying measures to track improvements in innovation and the skills underpinning them.
  • Serve as a methodology expert and facilitator for the most critical innovation teams across the company, supporting them in “raising the bar” of their aspirations. Training other managers to perform these roles also allows them to support innovation in business units.
  • Identifying new market spaces including analyzing trends and market disruptions and searching for emerging new market opportunities.
  • In some cases, they’ll need to be developed at the corporate level when they do not fit into the current business units’ boundaries.
  • Setting up and running ideas generation platforms and formats like jam sessions,
    hackathons, and internal or external crowdsourcing for the benefit of the corporation.
  • Designing resource allocation processes (portfolio, stage-gate, capex, budgeting) to take potentially disruptive innovations forward from the seed stage to the market without getting killed on the way by managers who are invested in the status quo.
  • Develop and routinely update all processes, standard operating procedures and documents for software management for the organization
  • Recommend appropriate capacity building opportunities for software management and informatics
  • Responsible for the provision of professional high-quality IT solutions including systems development, implementation, IT support services, and strategic planning of future IT requirements for the organization to enhance services
  • Responsible for Providing expert level technical, analytical advice, and skills in the strategic development of complex technology and software Health Industry Services
  • Provide strategic and professional leadership on information technology projects and development. Using considerable experience to be the lead expert for web, database, data warehouse, data reporting systems, and data migration.
  • Responsible for the monitoring, support, maintenance, and security of multiple management information systems and application. Using specialist knowledge of industry standard methodology for controlling support environments
  • Provide the overall senior management responsibility for the following teams:
    Systems Development
  • Health Informatics and System Analysis
    Infrastructure and Information Technology Management
  • Responsible for the operational and strategic planning, and provision of resource, for delivery of a program of work across the organization.
  • Assesses the risks of various solutions and prioritizes competing business demands
  • Provide overall direction to the team
  • Overall responsibility for the success of the entire project from the following perspectives:
  • Contractual matters
  • Availability of requisite resources and infrastructure
  • Execution / Delivery
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Business Objectives
  • Approve Process Document and Frameworks including changes
  • Vendor Relationship & Customer Satisfaction.

    Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline; or, equivalent demonstrable experience.
  • More than 5 years systems development experience with successful full life-cycle implementation of a least 5 major projects
  • Certification in any Software design and development
  • Proficient in .NET development using C#, ASP.NET and other language including mobile device programming.
  • Proficient in using MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server

    Application Closing Date

    20th February, 2020.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online

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