Health Management Information System (HMIS) Advisor

from DAI Global
Closing date: 31 Mar 2018

DAI Global Health seeks Health Management Information System (HMIS) Advisor candidates for an expected USAID health systems project in Zambia. The purpose of the project is to support strengthening of the national health management information system (HMIS), build capacity for monitoring, evaluation and research within government and non-governmental partners, and expand the evidence base for health programming.

The HMIS Senior Advisor reports to the DCOP in activity implementation and management. The Advisor will provide technical, strategic advice and programmatic direction for the development and implementation of HMIS aspects of the activity, for optimizing the generation, identification, collection, processing, storage, and dissemination of quality data and strategic information. The HMIS Advisor must have:

  • A Master’s degree in information science, data science, public health, statistics, health informatics, or a related field
  • At least 8 years of experience in working with information systems management and design in the health field for USG-funded projects or other internationally funded programs
  • At least 4 years of experience at a managerial or advisor level, providing guidance and supervision in implementation of strategies or methods
  • USAID experience preferable
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, including evidence of quality report writing and presentations. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality products
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills