Posted on :
31 Aug, 2018
The International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) is a United States of America federally-funded project which supports the development of HIV/AIDS care and treatment training initiatives in 25 developing countries acutely impacted by the global AIDS epidemic. I-TECH is an initiative of the University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Public Health & Community Medicine. Its Central Office is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and it currently supports ten international offices, including one in Pretoria, South Africa.
I-TECH South Africa Goal:
I-TECH South Africa’s goal is to support the South African government in strengthening national health systems to ensure delivery of high quality, sustainable health care services
Job Title: Health Information Systems Advisor
Position reference: HISA001
Supervisor: Director of Strategic Information
Section: Strategic Information
Position Duration: Fixed Term Contract (01 October 2018 – 30 September 2019)
Brief Summary of Position:
I-TECH is seeking to appoint a Health Information Systems (HIS) Advisor who will strengthen I-TECH’s capacity and expertise in the areas of HIS collection, analysis, visualization and dissemination. Under the direction of I-TECH’s Director of Strategic Information, the Advisor will work with I-TECH staff in Pretoria and Seattle to lead the analysis and dissemination and support the implementation of I-TECH initiatives by creating innovative and cost-effective methods of contemporary and inventive data outputs, including dashboards and interactive maps.
The Advisor will also be responsible for overseeing the implementing and monitoring of SkillSMART, a web-based database for tracking training at a national and provincial level; and the PEPFAR Human Resources Information Database by providing management support to the team. She/he will provide input on user functionality and design improvements for upcoming system redesigns. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for data manipulation and analysis and supporting the data collection, data quality, management and reporting process.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Leadership and Supervision- 20%
Coordination – 25%
Data Management, Quality Assurance and Analysis – 35%
Reporting Responsibilities – 20%
Required Education, Training & Experience:
Applicants are required to quote the relevant Position Titles and position reference mentioned above when submitting their applications via email to [email protected] by September 7, 2018 No late applications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Preference will be given to South African applicants