Social Solutions International seeks a qualified Health Information Systems (HIS) specialist to work in Tanzania for a period of four months, with the possibility of an extension. The HIS specialist should be eligible to receive a USG security or facility clearance.
The HIS specialist will collaborate with USAID staff members in Tanzania to map USAID’s work on health information systems across the health portfolio and provide recommendations for USAID’s strategic engagement to ensure a more cohesive and harmonized approach to improving information systems for decision making in the health sector.
Broad responsibilities will include an extensive review of USG investments across a range of information systems. Some of these systems include specific health information systems that relate to service delivery, morbidity and mortality data for specific vertical disease programs- e.g. HIV, Malaria, MCH etc. In addition, other systems will include data management system such as logistics management system (ELMIS); the human resource (HR) management system; planning and financial management system at the local councils’ level (PlanRep, EpiCor) etc.
The review will build on previous assessments that have previously been conducted by USAID and Implementing partners, the Government of Tanzania (GoT) and other key donors. The HIS specialist will provide both advisory and deep technical acumen, including hands-on health information system/ information technology (HIS/IT) technical expertise, conduct results-oriented analysis, manage communications and close collaboration with a wide variety of stakeholders including GoT, USAID, and other USG agencies.
Scope of Work
The scope of work for this effort includes but is not limited to:
Required Skills and Experience