Senior Technical Officer – Health Informatics
[Closing date extended]

Posted 1 year ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER – HEALTH INFORMATICS: will assist the development, implementation, supervision and data-use the project’s electronic information systems at Facility, Community, State Office levels. S/he will ensure that all electronic information systems meet intended reporting and data output requirements for Donors and GoN. S/he will provide technical assistance for the development and implementation of a systematic data analysis process of data outputs from the electronic information systems, carrying out advanced data analysis and preparing data analysis products for presentation and reporting. Provide technical support for the design and content development and field implementation for electronic information systems (DHIS, LAMIS, NOMIS, and Referral Database and any other AHNI software or database tools) used for M & E. This function will include providing technical leadership for the hard coding of software applications and assisting other members of the programming team in developing actual logic statements for the coding of M & E indicators and software business rules where necessary and checking that all software development is done according to already established standards and procedures.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • MBBS/MPH or MSc in Epidemiology, General Statistics, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Health Information Management or relevant Professional Certification in Information and Communications Technology and related disciplines, with 5 to 7 years relevant experience software development or database management.
  • In-depth understanding of software development and proficiency in developing software applications in either Java, PHP, C# or C++ programming languages and implementation of SQL based database platforms.
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically
  • Experience working at the national level on health programs with knowledge and experience with data collection and analysis.

Method of application: Interested and qualified Candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-M&EJobs@ahni-admin

Vacancy closes: Friday 24th June 2022

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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