MSH is seeking to recruit a Health Information System & Information & Communication Technology (HIS/ICT) Advisor for a five year project funded by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Tanzania. The goal of the project is to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) and Public Health institutions in Tanzania including; the National AIDS Control Program (NACP), the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) and the Zanzibar Integrated HIV, TB and leprosy Program (ZIHTLP) to lead and manage the HIV response and build sustainable health system in order to reach the 90-90-90 treatment target consistent with prevailing GoT strategies and guidelines.
Under the leadership of the Senior HIS/ICT Advisor, the advisor will be responsible for providing technical guidance and support to the MOHCDGEC and prioritized PHIs for providing technical assistance (TA) to improve HIS and ICT to support access to data and to improve data analysis, dissemination, and use to support evidence-based decision making for management of a sustainable HIV response in Tanzania.
Key roles and responsibilities will be;
The ideal candidate should have a Masters’ degree in in computer/information sciences, health information systems, or related field. S/he should have a minimum of 7 years of experience providing technical assistance to government agencies in developing and strengthening health information and ICT systems in Tanzania.
In addition, S/he should have experience designing and managing electronic data management systems and platforms such as EMR, DHIS2, Open Health Information Exchange including system analysis, development of user-and system requirements, and oversight of software development.
Experience building health worker capacity in the use of ICT solutions, data analysis, interpretation and use for program management.
The candidate should have knowledge of the Tanzania health systems and structures for the provision of HIV/AIDS services. S/he should have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications, teamwork and partnering abilities.