The Health Informatics Officer will be based in Lusaka and will provide implementation support to Akros within a broad range of information management and data analysis support activities. The Officer will be responsible for building in-country capacity, creating, modifying, and maintaining potentially complex and diverse surveillance platforms, and leading a broad range of international training sessions in District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2) usage, health informatics, and analysis. It is not expected that the Officer have all the technical skills required to fully support all Akros-led implementations. While the Health Informatics Officer will be finally responsible for all the above outcomes, it is anticipated that s/he will coordinate with developers to produce outcomes as necessary. The Officer will collaborate closely with Akros public health field officers with a broad range of technical backgrounds.
The Health Informatics Officer will be expected to spend a portion of time contributing to business development. Business development tasks may include researching partners and funding opportunities, building relationships with donors and implementers, identifying new and applicable technologies for potential opportunities, and contributing technical knowledge to the proposal development process.
Support system design and project implementation
Develop client relationships and networks
Contribute to the organization’s knowledge management and innovation
Skills and experience
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
How to Apply
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