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Earn over 102 million as Health Information Systems Analyst at United States US Embassy / US Mission in Uganda

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Title:             Health Information Systems
Analyst
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: UGX
102,802,449 – UGX 150,709,572  
Vacancy Announcement Number: Kampala-2018-033
Open To: Current
Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family
Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of
Household (MOHs) – All Agencies
About US Embassy:
The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for
over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S
Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and
organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the
direction of the Ambassador. 
Among the offices
operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps 
Job Summary:   The Health
Information Systems Analyst provides technical assistance and support during
the planning, designing, reviewing and implementation of new and improved
health information systems for CDC HIV/AIDS projects/activities and public
health evaluations, and for implementing partners (IPs) such as Ministry of Health
providing HIV prevention, treatment and care services, and surveillance
activities in Uganda. The incumbent carries out needs assessments and works
with CDC-Uganda Strategic Information Teams (Health Information Systems,
Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics and Data Management and Surveillance,
Surveys and Implementation Science) as well as with other branches including,
Health Services, Prevention and Laboratory, researchers, scientists and IP
staff to develop systems specifications for health information systems that are
used to improve service delivery, track patterns and trends, and support
planning and decision making. Main information systems supported include DHIS2,
OpenMRS and other eHMIS softwares. The position is supervised by the Health Information
Systems Specialist/Team Lead and is located at CDC-Uganda headquarters in
Entebbe.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
·        
The
applicants for the US Embassy Health Information Systems Analyst job
opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines
is required: Informatics, Information Science, Health Information Management,
Computer Science; Computer Engineering, or Information Systems
·        
A
minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience in computer
information systems for HIV prevention, treatment and surveillance system or
health information management is required.
·        
Comprehensive
knowledge of software development methodologies and project management is
required. In-depth knowledge of software development management, and quality
assurance.
·        
Thorough
public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues is required.
·        
Detailed
knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including
familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required.
·        
Detailed
working knowledge of USG HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods,
processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results
is required.
·        
Problem
solving, effective communication and advocacy skills
·        
Demonstrated
initiative and ability to work independently with minimum supervision, ability
to work under time constraints in order to meet deadlines; ability to set
priorities and make decisions on a variety of complex matters.
·        
Organize,
schedule, and coordinate activities and projects with the ability to establish
and maintain a cooperative working relationships with teams and partners.
·        
Ability
to research and evaluate health information application and information systems
software and learn new software and hardware packages in order to adapt to the
rapid changes in technology.
·        
Language:
Must be fluent (Level IV) in English.  Ability to read technical manuals in English
is required. (This may be tested)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy
in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register
    under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click
    Here
  • You will receive confirmation on
    registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will
    receive an auto response via your email.
Deadline: 2nd August 2018
The US Mission in
Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in
employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national
origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual
orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal
employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity
enhancement programs.
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