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Senior Management Information Systems Advisor Job in Kampala or Nairobi

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with over four decades of experience in strengthening health systems, and capacity of local institutions.

MSH takes a comprehensive approach to improving health to achieve scalability, lasting impact, and sustainability. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

MSH seeks to recruit a highly motivated and result oriented individual to join a dynamic team in its effort to focus on strengthening the Center for Pharmaceutical Management (CPM’s) portfolio of pharmaceutical management.

The candidate will be stationed in Kampala or Nairobi.

Senior Management Information Systems Advisor

(MIS Advisor) - 13-6899

The Senior MIS Advisor oversees MIS activities that contribute to medicines supply management.

He/she leads the cross-functional product development team in the evolution and delivery of CPM’s portfolio of pharmaceutical management solutions.

The Senior MIS Advisor is responsible for all aspects of product definition, including internal product development, stakeholder management, as well as the client-facing definition and presentation of the solutions.

He/she will supervise and provide technical support to members of their cluster, the coordination of data collection activities in support of operational research, sector assessments and evaluations, organization of national and provincial workshops and trainings.

The individual will play a lead role in evaluating systems and identifying gaps in functionality.

Qualification & Experience

The ideal candidate should have a masters degree in Computer Science or a technical related field.

S/he should have at least seven (7) years relevant working experience in providing technical assistance in promoting national and provincial levels technical competency in pharmaceutical management information systems, five (5) years of which should be in computer system development, implementation & capacity building and two (2) plus years of overseeing entire product development and implementation of systems.

The candidate needs to have demonstrated knowledge of data warehousing, Business Intelligence and Data visualization considerations, monitoring and evaluation, data analysis (both qualitative and quantitative).

In addition, s/he should have strong experience in providing training, setting up training programs and workshops.

The successful candidate needs to be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal, facilitation, relationship-building, negotiating and influencing skills.

S/he should work with minimal supervision under tight timelines and be able to support cross technical teams and be available to travel internationally.

The ability to speak French / Portuguese / Spanish will be an added advantage.

Note: There are no relocation benefits or allowances available for this position.

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces.

If you are interested in this position, please visit MSH website Job number 13-6899 at by 20th September, 2013.

If you cannot apply online or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that any form of canvassing by candidates will lead to immediate disqualification

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