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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

HMIS Specialist Job at Brac - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
HMIS Specialist [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Brac

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 08th November, 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, October 28, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world's largest development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. For more information please visit BRAC’s website, www.brac.net . BRAC Uganda invites suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following available vacant position.
BRAC Uganda Health Program
The health Program in Uganda began in 2008 to ensure that people living in poverty can access quality, affordable health services. The goal of the BRAC health program is to improve maternal health and reduce under-5 child morbidity and mortality.
BRAC Uganda through its health program will be implementing a USAID funded Health Systems Strengthening Activity in 60 districts of Uganda. The purpose of the Uganda Health Systems Strengthening (UHSS) activity is to strengthen Uganda’s health system through technical assistance that will improve leadership era accountability for results in public and private health sectors at national, sub-national, and community levels; implement innovative interventions that increase efficient use, governance, and management of key health system resources including human resources for health, finance, equipment I infrastructure; and strengthen state and no state community health systems that are critical for improved quality of health services.
Job title: HMIS Specialist.
Position: 01
Location: Kampala.

Core Roles and Responsibilities.
• Be the main liaison I focal point tor all e-health related engagements and support to the BRAC Health program, Ministry of Health, and other partners working in the ehealth space in Uganda.
• Be the strategic lead for BRAC’s e-health, providing technical support to all the cadres in BRAC health program.
• Support the respective districts to ensure timely and correct reporting through the DHISZ, and support strengthening of the e-Health system in a sustainable way.
• Work with the MoH and provide direct technical support to the Ministry of Health in DHISZ integration, data use, and other e-health related technical assistance that may arise from time to time.
• Develop a strategy to ensure that there is a seamless support structure for all Community Health Workers using mobile applications for reporting
• Safeguarding roles
1. Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safe guarding for establishing a safe working environment.
2. Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safe guarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action‘
3. Follow the safe guarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Required qualifications, experience and skills
• Bachelors in Computer Studies / Information Technology or related. An advanced degree in an l.T related field
• 2-3 years’ experience in implementing e-health in the health system, preferably in the e-community health space
• String understanding of the interface between health programming arid e-health
• Exposure to the current knowledge about the existing e-health systems in the country,
• Strong knowledge of software trouble shooting skills.
• Flexible to work at remote location and ability to travel long distances
• Strong and innovative problem solving skills in relation to health systems.

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 2-3 years

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their Application (addressed to the Manager, HR & Training) & CV by email to hrd.uganda@brac.net . The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly. Only complete applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: Friday 08th November, 2019. BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment.

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