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Jhpiego is recruiting for HRIS Lead

Lusaka, Zambia

Position Overview

The HRIS Program Lead will report to the program lead and will provide strategic leadership, oversight on day-to-day activities under HW21’s Objective 1 with support from the HW21 Project Lead. The HRIS Lead will work closely with MOH, HPCZ, GNC and other stakeholders to ensure operations and interoperability of each groups’ HRIS system. The position will supervise a team of web developers, programmers and data entry clerks that are supporting the two Councils to operate and maintain the rHRIS.


Technical Leadership:

  • Good understanding of the existing technical and software systems linked to the rHRIS
  • Good understanding of research & development of new technologies, database backup and disaster recovery.
  • Coordinate the development of quarterly annual work plan to provide ongoing support to HPCZ and GNCZ rHRIS.
  • Coordinate the development of HRIS integration work plan that links MOH HRIS and the two Councils’ rHRIS in collaboration with the STTA team and MoH.
  • Develop and maintain strong, effective working relationships with MOH, HPCZ, and GNC


  • Facilitating timely, feasible, and successful resolution of challenges
  • Develop strategies for sustainability of rHRISes

Management :

  • Monitor and facilitate the implementation of the quarterly and annual work plans in line with PM@Jhpiego
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Identify risks to achievement of the project’s objectives and deliverables and development of risk mitigation plans.
  • Develop and manage detailed change process for changes to the council’s HRIS.
  • Participate in meetings with CDC under leadership of HW21 Team Lead as needed.
  • Participate in biweekly conference calls with HW21 Principal Investigator and at other times when requested.
  • Supervise HRIS team (web developers, programmers and data entry clerks) and provide technical mentoring.


  • Master’s degree in Information System Management or equivalent in related field or Degree Information Communication Technology, plus 8 years’ experience managing working with human resources strengthening systems
  • Recent direct experience in support of development of HRIS for the General Nursing Council of Zambia and/or the Health Professions Council of Zambia will be an added advantage
  • Must possess Project Management Experience
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability to lead a team with diverse experiences and skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
  • Excellent computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office applications
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) required

Method of Application

Please send your application letter and curriculum vitae only in a single document to the Human Resources Director:

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application deadline
18 Jun 12:55