Project Manager

Published by Jobstanzania on 10:22:00 pm

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit organization in Tanzania that primarily aims to contribute towards addressing public health priorities through evidence based interventions and partnerships. MDH works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children; as well as academic and non-academic institutions to address the problems of tuberculosis (TB), malaria, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, maternal and child health and to undertake initiatives to advance public health research, education, and services for improving the lives of people and communities.

In this regard MDH seeks to recruit qualified individuals to fill the following positions:”

Project: HIS

Duties and Responsibilities
 Coordinate HIS and ICT activities to implement the national HIS Investment Framework
 Support building a Master Health Sector client registry linked to the national ID system and other national level legal documents such as Birth Certificates, Passports.
 Define technical requirements (both user and system requirements) to guide Client Registry interoperability, and automated reporting solutions
 Identify best IT solutions on the market to address GOT needs
 Support cost analysis of alternative ICT solutions
 Provide procurement justification and advice
 Ensure interoperability of ICT solutions with the country DHIS2
 Oversee the work of ICT contractors to support the national HIS
 Assist with training of MOHCDGEC staff and end users as necessary
 Support the establishment of shared open health information exchange services
 Support the development and implementation of ICT solutions to ensure the Shared Health Record meets the needs of the HIV program
 Enhance reliability and reach of ICT services and ability of key personnel to access all health information and systems for planning, management, and decision making
 Support selection and prioritization of indicators and data elements to inform planning and delivery of quality services
 Support automating collection of M&E data from facilities with patient level data systems.
 Continuously improve analysis and interpretation of data across the health sector for HIV and other public health priorities
 Develop strategies to increase use of data.

Required Qualifications and Skills:
 The ideal candidate should have a masters’ degree in computer/information sciences, health information systems, or related field.
 S/he should have demonstrable experience designing and managing electronic data management systems and platforms such as CTC, DHIS2, OpenMRS, Open Health Information Exchange including system analysis, development of user-and system requirements, and oversight of software development.
 In addition, s/he should have experience building health worker capacity in the use of ICT solutions, data analysis, interpretation and use for program management.

Work Experience:
 A minimum of 5 years of experience providing technical assistance to government agencies in developing and strengthening health information and ICT systems in Tanzania.
 S/he should have experience building health worker capacity in the use of ICT solutions, data analysis, interpretation and use for program management.

Interested candidates for any of the above positions should submit an application letter indicating the position applied for, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees.
Applications should be submitted by 21st June 2018, to the Human Resource Manager through e-mail hr@mdh-tz.org or dropped by hand at the MDH’s Head Office in Mikocheni, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802.

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted



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