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New Job Vacancy At University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB)

MGIT is looking for a qualified and dynamic e-Health Specialist to provide informatics and electronic health systems expertise to the health management information system components under the REACH project.

Location: Dar es Salaam

Reporting: eHealth Systems Development Manager

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Support all reporting and data transformation into use from project, RHMTs and Implementing Partners.
  • Support the interpretation of data and information being generated and be used to enhance decision making at all levels.
  • Support operational research activities at the project level with the support from the Strategic Information Director
  • Provide inputs and technical support in design and deployment of project e-health tools
  • Provide mentor-ship to National HIS and Implementing Partners in all eHealth activities
  • Apply technical skills, standards and innovation to carry out project activities
  • Solve complex technical problems that arise throughout the project using creative and results- oriented outside the box thinking.Any other duty as you may be assigned by the team lead Qualified candidates should have experience working with more than 75% of the following areas with mandatory in Item i through iv.

Experience Working in

i. Managing user requirements and provide needs assessments related to Project Information Systems or Information Technology (IS or IT);

ii. Advanced software design and development in different programming languages preferably using Microsoft visual studio .NET, C#, XML, HTML, PHP, Python, JSON and JavaScript.

iii. Ability to work in database management system like MS Access, MS SQL Server, MySQL and SQLite

iv. Data warehouse, manipulation and Analysis for decision making;

v. Data Quality Assurance and Quality Improvements and standards;

vi. Experience in Health Management Information Systems PEPFAR Monitoring Indicators

vii. Development of user manuals and training for users on system use;

viii. Ability to work with GIS Software, Advanced MS- Excel VB.Net or any analytical software

Skills/Knowledge Required

  • 3+ years of applicable work experience in Software design and coding familiar with health management information systems.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or Software Engineering or Information Technology
  • Experience in real time applications and at least one of the following areas:
  • Familiar with data import / export to / from various software or database formats.
  • Knowledge and experience of data informed decision making
  • Ability to communicate technical data to non-technical audiences
  • Excellent time management, coordination, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent and experienced in data manipulations and visualizations
  • If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your cover letter and

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