Strategic Information Specialist Job Opportunity at ICAP Tanzania, Deadline 15 December 2019
Strategic Information (SI) Specialist, Tanzania
Job no: 492301
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam, Tanzania – Kagera, Tanzania – Kigoma, Tanzania – Mara, Tanzania – Mwanza, Tanzania – Pwani, Tanzania – Tanga
Categories: Strategic Information/Surveillance/Monitoring & Evaluation
ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as the Strategic Information (SI) Specialist – Tanzania. The incumbent will be responsible for providing technical support to the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities of the proposed project in Tanzania. The SI Specialist will also lead activities to enhance the health information system (HIS) in Tanzania, including improving data tools, data quality, access and use. S/he will provide support to the HIS project team and in the design and implementation of HIS strategies, data quality assurance, associated frameworks and methodologies, data analytics, as well as knowledge management.
ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Technical Director position by December 15, 2019.The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in health informatics, epidemiology, public health or related area and will have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in M&E for HIV, HIS or related public health programs in resource-limited settings, preferably in Tanzania.
The incumbent will have significant experience facilitating the dissemination and use of program data and will demonstrate competence in knowledge management systems. The SI Specialist will also have strong data management and analysis skills, and advanced knowledge of electronic information systems and deployment of database systems. S/he will have experience working with CDC, PEPFAR, USG, or other bi-lateral donors.
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.
Advertised: 01 Nov 2019 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 15 Dec 2019 E. Africa Standard Time