Infectious Diseases Institute Database and informatics Technical Advisor Jobs in Uganda
Infectious Diseases Institute Database and informatics Technical Advisor Jobs in UgandaJob DescriptionVacancy title:
Database and informatics Technical Advisor Type: Full Time , Industry: Health Science , Category: Administrative & Office Jobs at:
Infectious Diseases InstituteDeadline of this Job:
10th January, 2020 Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East AfricaSummarySalary
: Not DisclosedJob Details
The Infectious Diseases institute (IDI) is a Ugandan not-for-proﬁt organisation whose mission is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and capacity development.
IDI has ﬁve operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certiﬁed IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.
The Institute is partnering with Palladium in implementation of the United States Agency for lntemational Developments (USAID) 5-year ‘Uganda Health Systems Strengthening (UHSS)" project.
The purpose of the UHSS is to strengthen Uganda's health system through improved leadership and accountability for results in public and private health sectors. The Project will be implemented in the four regions of Uganda; Eastem, Central, Western and Northern.
In order to contribute to achievement of the above objectives, IDI wishes to recruit motivated and competent individuals to ﬁll the vacancies below on a full-time basis;Post
: Database and informatics Technical Advisor- UHSS (Vacancy code: OBITA001)Duty Station
: KampalaGeneral Summary:
The data and bioinformatics Technical advisor under the_ supervision of the Human resources for Health Team lead will oversee management of the lHlRS database and preside over the setting up of automated attendance analysis systems at MOH and support to districts growing.
As a team lead on customization and implementation of integrated Human Resource Information System (IHRIS) including tor registration and licensure of health workers, tracking and managing health workforce, in-service and pre-service management on visualization dashboards, Provision of regular and adhoc reports from the IHRIS and the biometric data systems as required by UHSS, MOH and USAID and Proﬁcient in Data use & analysis, M&E and Geo-information Science and Technology experience..Responsibilities and Duties: Perform overall management of the IHIRS database under the USAID UHSS activity
Be responsible for overall data quality, maintaining and querying IHRIS and related Automated Attendance Analysis systems at MOH and supported districts
Lead the process of setting up Automated Attendance Analysis systems at MOH and ensuring that these are linked to performance management interventions
Lead the functionalizing the IHRIS dashboards at MOH and district level
Lead the design and implementation of processes aimed at integration of IHRIS with DHIS 2 and provide regular updates to the UHSS team
Troubleshoot lHRlS and the Automated Attendance Analysis systems recommend solutions and ensure these are regularly updated and running smoothly
Provide regular and adhoc reports from the lHRlS and the biometric data systems as required by UHSS, MOH and USAID
Develop training plans and lead training interventions for end users of lHRlS and the AAA systems
Be the focal point for religious medical bureaus, health training institutions and professional bodies to ensure that IHIRS is regularly updated and is linked to all the currently in use IHIRS modules in the country
Lead the data analysis plan and activities during the development of the HRH annual audit reports for MOH
Lead the customization and conﬁgurations of the PEPFAR and lHRlS databases when required
Attend management meetings and provide updates on database management systems integration and operationalization
Minimum of a Masters‘ degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, information Management, Demography or related ﬁeld. Further training in information systems or related ﬁelds will be an added advantage
At least 10-12 years of experience carrying out information management tasks on large international development projects or government institutions
Technical expertise in information management and database set up and management. Expertise in computer information systems such as iHRlS Suite, Microsoft ofﬁce, MATLAB, Microsoft Visual Studio, Virtual machines, ArcGlS, Navision, Adobe suite, Borland, JCreator, SQL, WampServer, WinRAR, Nero, Xilosoft, iTunes, image burn and related programs is highly preferred,
Programming expertise in any of the following; PHP, Java, Visual basic, Perl, MATLAB, C, C#, Prolog Database: Apache, MySQL, Access, Oracle.
Experience working with databases such as DHISZ, DATlM, HlBRlD, iHRlS, TraiNET. FTMS and PRS is highly desired
Ability to lead a team of Health information experts and consultants
Experience as a team lead on customization and implementation of integrated Human Resource Information System (iHRlS) including for registration and licensure of health workers, tracking and managing health W0fKf0l'C8, in-service and pre-service management on visualization dashboards
Proﬁcient in Data use & analysis, M&E and Geo-lnfomtation Science and Technology experience
Proven proﬁciency in the design and implementation of open source integrated Human Resource Information System (iHRlS), HRH evaluation using WHO‘ Workload Indicators for Stafﬁng Needs (WISN)Attendance to duty tracking, Biometric and the Computer aided shortlisting tools.
Ability to lead survey design, planning, implementation and report writing
Proven ability to support government in the development, monitoring implementation of health sector plans and generation of performance reports
Job Qualifications: Not Specified
Job Education Requirements: Masters‘ degree
Job Experience Requirements: 10-12 years
Job application procedure
Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 10th January, 2020. Email your application and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one Document
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Senior Human Resource Manager
infectious Diseases Institute - IDI
Knowledge Centre, Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences,
P.0. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda