Chemonics seeks a HIS/HRIS Technical Advisor for our HRH2030 program within the Global Health Division, to be based in our Washington, DC office. The technical advisor will report to the HRH2030 deputy director and lead the conceptualization and implementation of the project’s strategic approach for strengthening the availability of Human Resources for Health (HRH) data as part of the national Health Information Systems (e.g., DHIS-II), and as a component of the National Health Workforce Accounts (NHWA).
The candidate will lead the provision of technical assistance to identify how to obtain HRH data sufficient for the country’s needs by surveying data needed to make good policy decisions against data available in existing systems. The HIS/HRIS technical advisor will help country counterparts to find solutions to identified technological and managerial challenges and bottlenecks in existing country-based HRH data. This position is contingent upon successful funding of the project. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include: • Lead technical assistance to help country counterparts identify HRH information needed to make imminent and mid-term policy decisions • Based on identified needs (above), lead an analysis of existing HRH data wherever it exists, gaps in HRH data, and probable technological methods to close gaps • Lead the HRH2030 efforts to build evidence on what works and what doesn’t when building/strengthening HIS/HRIS in low- middle-income countries • Lead the identification and selection of state-of-the-art approaches, platforms, and information management systems for improving the availability of HRH data
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred • Minimum eight years of experience in some aspect of management information systems (MIS) or health information systems (HIS) in low- and middle-income countries • Demonstrated knowledge in state-of-the-art approaches for database architecture and solution of interoperability issues • Demonstrated knowledge in “big data” management and business intelligence solutions • Demonstrated capacity to manage teams and consultants • Capacity to draft and finalize complex technical documents • Experience giving public presentations and contributing to publications • Ability to manage working relationships with clients, partners, and technical experts • Willingness to travel a minimum of eight to twelve weeks per year • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity • Proficiency in French strongly preferred
Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.