Job: Health Information Systems Advisor - Tanzania

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes. We work with governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 5,000 tackles hundreds of projects to address complex social and scientific challenges facing our clients and the people and communities they serve. Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, and international development fields. RTI works in more than 75 countries and maintains offices on four continents. Our dedication to innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions

RTI is seeking a Health Information Systems (HIS) Advisor who will support CDC Tanzania in providing technical assistance to the Tanzanian government to integrate and coordinate surveillance and programmatic data analyses to support decision-making for planning and policy needs, including cataloguing, reviewing, and tracking of health-related data available in country. The HIS Advisor will work with partners and Tanzanian Ministry of Health (MOH) counterparts to design and develop a national HIS integration framework. The framework will integrate health data from all existing, diverse data sources, and will provide a secure environment for users to extract consolidated public health data. This coordination of surveillance and programmatic data analyses will support decision-making for planning and policy needs, including cataloguing, reviewing, and tracking of health-related data available in country.

Qualifications:
  • University degree in information systems, ICT systems/business analysis or business and management.
  • At least 6 years demonstrated experience in healthcare-related database and data warehouse design and development for U.S. Government-funded projects, other internationally funded programs, Tanzanian NGOs, or private sector.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in data warehouse principles and technology
  • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modeling.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer.
  • Knowledge of DHIS 2 data structures, analytics, data visualization, data import/export capabilities, and API desired.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English required.
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]
Please use Tanzania: HIS Advisor in the subject line.