Senior/Lead Technical Advisor – Digitization

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Apply by 23 January 2019
Full-time staff position
Posted on 14 June 2018

Job Description

The purpose of the Ethiopia Electronic Health Information System (e-HIS) project is to support the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in strengthening and modernizing the national Health Information System of Ethiopia. The project will involve supporting the government of Ethiopia to develop and bring to scale priority electronic health information systems, instill a culture of data use, build capacity and governance for the improved eHIS, and ensure integrated systems by fostering stakeholder collaboration.

Position Description/Summary:

Deloitte LLP is seeking a Senior/Lead Technical Advisor – Digitization for an anticipated USAID Ethiopia Health Information Systems (eHIS) project. The expected purpose of the project is to improve the collection and use of high-quality routine information in the health sector and contribute to improved quality, efficiency and availability of primary health and nutrition services at all levels. He/She will be responsible for the leadership and in-country management of the project’s monitoring, evaluation and learning activities.

Responsibilities:

The Digitization Advisor will provide technical leadership for the digitization of priority HIS components. It is expected that this advisor will be full-time for not less than 5 years. It is highly desirable that this advisor have a Master’s degree or higher in public health, health informatics, computer science, management information systems or a related social science field and have at least 5 years demonstrated experience managing the full software development life-cycle of mid- to large-sized projects (i.e. crossing multiple program areas and conflicting needs; requiring integration of multiple non-standardized applications or business processes; and requiring complex reporting and communication at the agency and executive level) with minimal supervision.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to work and quickly adapt in a complex environment
  • Ability to respond to pressure and deliver quality products on-time
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong training, communications and personnel management skills
  • Ethiopian national strongly preferred
  • Fluency in English is required; Fluency in Amharic is preferred

About the Organization

For more than 25 years, Deloitte’s Emerging Markets practice has worked with governments, donor agencies, NGOs and private firms in over 60 countries to build the institutions, legal framework, and policies required for effective public and private sector growth.

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