Health Informatics Officer Job opportunity at Deloitte Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Health Informatics Officer (Ref: KHSZ/HIO/03-22)
Deloitte Tanzania has been awarded a contract to implement a Kizazi Hodari – Sothern Zone project in Tanzania. This is a five years’ project (March 2022 to February 2027) funded by the American People through USAID aiming at supporting the Government of Tanzania’s (GOT) Ministry of Health to achieve HIV epidemic control by improving the health, well-being, and protection of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and youth in high HIV burden communities within the Southern Zones of Tanzania specifically Iringa, Njombe and Ruvuma regions. The program intends to increase access to and use of health/HIV, social, and protection services among OVC and youth in order to contribute to 95-95-95 goals: 95% of persons living with HIV (PLHIV) know their HIV status; 95% of PLHIV who know their status are on treatment; and 95% of PLHIV on treatment are virally suppressed, by 2030. Deloitte is therefore seeking for experienced, self-motivated, a highly competent individual with exemplary ethical conduct to join Kizazi Hodari – Southern Zone program as a Health Informatics Officer based in Dar es Salaam.

Job Purpose.
The Health Informatics Officer will develop, manage and maintain all data management systems including GIS mapping. She/he will take part in doing requirements analysis for the systems to be developed/adapted internally and/or externally. Build the capacity of the regional staff in data visualization, interpretation and promoting the culture of data use for decision making and facilitate staff training on the use of the developed data systems for data collection and data management. She/he will also participate in technical documentation activities, data reviews meetings and report preparations process.

Key responsibilities
• Facilitate regional and sub grantees training on the use of data management systems
• Provide technical support related to the use of data management systems at regional and sub grantees level.
• Provide technical support related to the use of electronic devices for data collection at the regional
and sub grantees level.
• Participate in orientations to the use of data management systems user manuals and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
• Develop and maintenance of the project’s data systems
• Generate data reports from the data management systems to provide to the program staff with outputs on time for daily, monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports
• Develop/adapt data systems and data documentation including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), data dictionaries and APIs.

• Work with M&E team to coordinate and streamline information systems, mapping and project mHealth initiatives.
• Develop forms in DHIS2, run data quality checks and data downloads for required reports and data requests.
• Program tools on CommCare and review them occasionally as needed to ensure efficient data capture
• Provide necessary support to regional offices on data management and reporting systems
• Ensure M&E Unit is meeting the data management needs of the program.
• Provide necessary support to regional offices on data management and reporting systems

• Bachelor’s degree in health informatics, statistics or any other related field
• 3 years’ work experience supporting data management systems
• Experience in national level work on health informatics (work with the MOHSW will be an added advantage)
• Experience of working with DHIS2
• Experience of working with electronic data management tools
• Ability to develop data collections tool on mobile devices.
• Knowledge of different database software
• Excellent writing, English and Kiswahili skills
• Experience with PEPFAR 3.0 funded projects in Tanzania
• Experience in training / workshop facilitation particularly for electronic data collection skills
• Computer programming skills with basic understanding of CSS, HTML and SQL

Mode of Application

If you believe you are the right candidate for the job, submit a cover letter including your current and expected remuneration, detailed CV, copies of your academic certificates and transcripts, and three referees to For your application to be considered, it MUST quote the job title, reference number and your preferred region on the email subject line.

Submission deadline is 15th April 2022 at 4:30 p.m.
Hard copy applications will NOT be accepted. This position is on a one-year renewable contract, subject to performance and availability of funding from the donor. The job offer is conditional to successful vetting, including professional reference checks and limited lifestyle audit.

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