Management Sciences for Health

mHealth Coordinator

Grade
F
Job ID
13-9536
Malawi
# of Positions
1
Group/Office
HPG
Dept/Unit
GEN (General)
Project/Program
A516 - Malawi ONSE
Application Due Date
2017-04-19
Reports To
Principal Technical Advisor

Overview

The mHealth coordinator will provide leadership and support day to day operations of mHealth interventions for ONSE project. The successful candidate will also be responsible for planning, designing, and implementation of mHealth activities, which include the generation, aggregation and dissemination of health information via mobile and wireless devices to support the project goals and objectives.

Qualifications and Experience

Diploma in Management Information Systems/Health informatics, Biostatistics, Public Health, Computer Science or a related field or equivalent studies from a recognized university or institute; at least three years of experience in developing web-based and/or mobile applications, experience in the use of database management systems is an added advantage; The coordinator must be comfortable analyzing data, writing reports, creating presentations to communicate performance and progress to project;  proven 5 years or more experience in the generation, aggregation, and dissemination of health information via mobile and wireless devices for public health purposes, or in highly relevant related field.

Background Information

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. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Reports To

Principal Technical Advisor
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