Project Manager (Vaccination Data Management)

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 24 February 2021
  • Tuvalu
  • Closing on 31 March 2021
  • Proposal

Job Description

Background

We are looking for a Project Manager to assist on a project within health care on a 12 month, contract opportunity. A consultant is required to support and strengthen Tuvalu’s response to the pandemic and the health information systems to support it.

The Project Manager will be responsible for assisting the Ministry of

Health, including but not limited to:

1. Initiating, implementing and monitoring of projects

2. Coordinating multiple projects

3. Instituting organizational support to ensure sector wide support

for the projects

4. Identifying, coordinating and engaging key stakeholders

5. Developing and maintaining the project charter and project plan

6. Assisting the country in defining the business, technical and

management requirements for each initiative

7. Promoting and achieving agreement and support for initiatives

across the health sector and other agencies

8. Providing general assistance to the Public Health Programs (with

focus on COVID-19 vaccination data management and roll-out).

Qualification and Experience

EDUCATION

Essential: A medical science, public health, epidemiology or related

health professional background with training/expertise on health

informatics/digital health

EXPERIENCE

Essential:

· At least 7 years’ experience in information management systems and their application to health sector

· Strong business (clinical and public health) and digital/ technical acumen with demonstrable track record of success.

Desirable:

· Previous experience in resource poor settings in public health, health information systems (particularly on electronic vaccination records and surveillance), health informatic management, and monitoring and evaluation

· Understanding of co-design and human centric methods and their applications in development

· Previous international experience in digital health or similar role

· Degree or certification on health informatics, health IT, digital health

· Experience implementing an outbreak data management digital tool R or python programming skills

· Understanding of interoperability between digital solutions

TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

· Excellent communication skills;

· Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills;

· Ability to work in a team with limited supervision; and

· Ability to work under pressure.

LANGUAGES

· Written and spoken fluency in English and Mandarin is essential;

· Written and spoken fluency in one of the UN languages, preferably French, would be an asset.

COMPETENCIES

• Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond;

• Moving forward in a changing environment;

• Ensuring the effective use of resources;

• Fostering Integration and team work; and

• Communication in a credible and effective way.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Place of Assignment

Assigned to Funafuti, Tuvalu

Medical clearance

The selected Consultant will be expected to provide a medical certificate of fitness for work.

Shortlisted candidates for this opportunity will require a high-level approach to the project work, detailing your experience offering project management consulting, detailed project examples for each area of required experience plus 3 detailed references.

About the Organization

About our Company

Gevity is an international informatics and management consulting company offering a full range of interdisciplinary professional services to clients seeking to build sustainable and effective healthcare and social services systems. Through our focus on the unique needs of the healthcare, social services and life sciences sectors, we work to support healthier lives through connected systems. Gevity’s services range from strategic consultancy to system integration.

Equality of opportunity and diversity of our company is important to us.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status

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