PSI DHIS2 Specialist Jobs in Kenya

PSI DHIS2 Specialist Jobs in Kenya


  • Population Services International (PSI), thanks to the PMI Impact Malaria (IM) project, seeks a dynamic candidate with an interest in routine health data monitoring systems and data visualization for the position of DHIS2 Specialist. The successful candidate will work closely with teams from two different global departments to provide technical support relating to DHIS2, PSI’s global information management system. The main focus will be supporting and maintaining complex configuration of program monitoring systems in DHIS2, troubleshooting, general system administration, analytics and dashboard development, as well as capacity building of DHIS2 Officers and Country System Admins across the PSI’s country offices.

    Sounds interesting? Read on!

    Your Contribution

    Provide DHIS2 system administration, maintenance and configuration support

  • Configuration of multi-country and complex program monitoring systems in DHIS2 meeting organizational standards, in both desktop and mobile DHIS2 (Data sets, Event and Tracker Programs, management of Users, User groups, Org Units and Org Units Groups, etc)

  • Create, maintain and support DHIS2 configurations across multiple countries and multiple health areas, including troubleshooting and technical assistance to Country System Admins and DHIS2 Officers

  • Importing / exporting data and metadata across PSI’s DHIS2 servers

  • Create and maintain data validation rules and other data quality checks to improve data quality

    Provide technical assistance in DHIS2 analytics and dashboard development

  • Create, maintain and support DHIS2 analytics through Indicators, Program indicators, Predictors as well as visualizations and dashboards tailored to data-users’ needs

  • Provide technical assistance to strengthen use of DHIS2 visualizations and dashboards to support evidence-based decision-making through the DHIS2 Interpretations app and Data-to-Action approaches

    Provide capacity building support in DHIS2

  • Train Country
    System Admins, DHIS2 Officers and other project staff to effectively interpret and manipulate DHIS2 dashboards and visualizations

  • Increase the capacity of Country System Administrators in DHIS2 maintenance and troubleshooting tasks

  • Troubleshoot DHIS2 configuration and maintenance through PSI’s DHIS2 Helpdesk

    What are we looking for?

    The basics

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Informatics, or a related field

  • 5+ years of experience in managing complex databases systems

  • Proven experience working with DHIS2 on system configuration and maintenance

  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages

  • You can construct (or you are excited to learn) SQL queries and managing databases

  • Excellent cross-cultural, interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking capabilities

    How to Apply

    • All applicants MUST have work authorization for Kenya. PSI will not sponsor work permits

    • Status: contingent upon funding and approval through Sept 2021 with the possibility of extension

    • Interested applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae no later than June 26th, 2020 to

  • jobs@psinairobi.org. Subject: DHIS2 Specialist

    • Applications will be screened on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is identified. References will be required

    • The service is expected to start in July 2020


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