Job Details: Health Information System Technical Advisor Job at Palladium Group – Ethiopia
Work Location: Ethiopia
Location Country: Ethiopia
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Project Overview and Role
Project Overview and Role:
Palladium seeks a Health Information Systems Technical Advisor to support an anticipated five-year, USAID-funded project in Ethiopia to strengthen the national health information system. S/he will lead project activities to digitize, integrate, and scale up health information sub-systems that are adopted and owned by the government of Ethiopia. S/He will provide technical and strategic direction, leadership, and management oversight to the project team. S/He will coordinate and liaise with other stakeholders.
- Master’s degree in information science, data science, public health, statistics, health informatics, or a related field
- At least 8 years of experience in working with information systems design, management, and governance in the health field for USG-funded projects or other donor funded programs
- At least 4 years of experience at a managerial or advisor level, providing guidance and supervision in implementation of strategies or methods
- At least 2 years of experience working in developing countries (preferably Africa), Ethiopian country national preferred
- Thought leadership in the fields of health information systems and/or technology for global health preferred
- Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation experience to high-level audiences, fluency in English and Amharic
- Proven ability to leverage and manage partnerships and cooperate with host country governments and international partners in implementing multi-intervention health information system projects preferred
- Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically, ability to manage a multi-sectoral diverse staff, consultants and counterparts