World Bank in Zambia
Posted Job
about 4 years ago

Health Information Systems Specialist

Social & Analytic Solutions

International Health and Division Zambia

Job Description

• ICF International is seeking to recruit a Health Information Systems Specialist for an upcoming USAID-funded monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities in Zambia in the health sector that will provide the sector team with support in monitoring systems, evaluations (performance and impact) and baseline studies.

• It will additionally support knowledge management and learning activities. The Health Information Systems Specialist shall work closely with USAID/ Zambia Program Office, M&E team, and development objective teams and with USAID implementing partners.


• Develop tools, technical documentation and training materials to foster the use of data for health program design and management.

• Provide capacity building support and technical assistance on the use of data.

• Work with stakeholders to identify key programmatic decisions, conduct data analyses, and disseminate data using audience-appropriate communications.


• A Masters (or higher) degree in the field of international relations, economics, political science, public policy, statistics, and/or other relevant field.

• At least 8 years of progressively more responsible experience in fostering the use of data for programmatic decision-making.

• Experience working directly with DHIS2, SmartCare and other health information systems in use at national, district and facility levels in the Zambian health system.

• Experience in providing technical assistance and delivering training at different levels of the health system.

• USAID experience preferred.

Professional Skills

• A proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, including being an articulate speaker and sympathetic listener.

• Demonstrated ability: to assemble, quickly and effectively, and to manage a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary team; to interact with and lead a broad range of governmental and non-governmental actors and institutions across sectors; and to foster data use for programmatic decision-making.

• Demonstrated excellent writing and presentation ability.

• Excellent analytical skills

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