Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact.
We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Project Director, GF RSSH
The purpose of the MEL/HIS Director is to support the strengthening of national Health Information System (HIS), and to lead the project’s Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning (MEL) effort.
This involves supporting the development and scale up of priority electronic health information systems, such as the national DHIS2, Unified Electronic Medical Records, Logistics Management Information Systems, instill a culture of data use, build capacity and governance for the improved Health Information System (HIS), and ensure integrated systems by fostering stakeholder collaboration.
S/he will provide technical, strategic advice and programmatic direction for the capacity building of government agencies in the development and implementation of HIS aspects of the activity, for optimizing the generation, identification, collection, processing, storage, and dissemination of quality data and strategic information.
S/he will lead project activities related to and implementation organizations in data use, data systems architecture, and health information systems governance.
S/he will provide high level expertize to strengthen national processes and tools in strategic information such as in national data quality assurance and data dissemination and use.
S/he will lead the development, implementation and improvement of the project Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning (MEL) process, and ensure data generated through the MEL are used for decision making.
S/he will provide technical and strategic direction, leadership, and management oversight to ensure transfer of knowledge and skills to stakeholders across the health system