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HMIS (Health Information System and reporting) Assistant
Save the Children International

 


 


 Section/Unit: Operation
 Grade Level: Very Attractive Packages are offered
 Supervisor: Country office Health manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: South Kordofan
 Duration: fixed (one year)
 Closing Date: 29 July 2021

 
 Background:

<span rgb(41,="" 45,="" 54);="" font-family:="" arial,="" helvetica,="" sans-serif;="" font-size:="" 14px;="" text-align:="" justify;"="">Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central 

 


 
 Duties and responsibilities:

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Health Information System and reporting Assistant will be responsible to set up health data base ensuring accurate collection, collation, compilation, analysis, maintaining and dissemination of Health service delivery data.
S/he will assist MEAL team in establishing and strengthening a comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation system to measure programme progress and impact and establish effective lesson learning and beneficiary accountability mechanisms in the project area.

 

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Acts as the primary contact for programme dataset.
  • Manage data throughout project lifecycle from start to end as directed by the health manager and MEAL coordinator.
  • Ensure collection and entry of relevant data related to health projects in a timely manner, and feedback given to the source of the data collected via mobile clinics and support health facilities
  • Analyse data, make necessary visual presentation and give feedback to each service delivery point.
  • Ensure the database in MEAL department is functional and in use
  • Support and supervise supported clinic staff in collecting, collating and disseminating primary and reproductive health, nutrition, Wash and other relevant data on time.
  • Assist conduction of survey, evaluation, documenting case studies and participate in research activities.
  • Ensure data collection tools (registers, forms etc) are correctly utilised, kept and updated within project areas including health facilities and communities.
  • Assist the MEAL coordinator and health manager and other programme staff with the preparation and presentation of data for internal and donor reports in a timely manner.
  • Ensure availability of relevant data collection tools within the supported health facilities.
  • Ensure data is segregated by gender and flag any gender disparities so as to enhance gender sensitive programming.
  • Ensure procedures in place are followed and documenting where not, to implement policies on, data quality assurance, procedures, data collection and storage.
  • Document and maintain metadata (data about data) records.
  • Identify training needs on data management for facility staff and design, deliver trainings accordingly
  • Manipulates and queries data content to support operational information needs and provide Management reports.

·         Assists and trains users in subject matter-specific applications, including maintaining training manuals and another user documentation.

·         Establish contacts with other agencies and Information Officers within government departments and external agencies.

·         Collaborate with ICT software partners in the design of data collection instruments.

·         Participate in data management enhancement activities for staff.

Perform any other duty assigned by the line manager or technical manager


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Training in data management and with previous experience with data entry, Analysis and interpretation   at higher level

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

 

Essential

·         Degree in Health Records and Information, Health Information Systems, Health Statistics, Information Management or equivalent

·         At least 1-year experience in managing health information systems support in an MOH or NGO

·         Knowledge of database design and use

·         Knowledge of data processing and analysis

·         Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies.

·         Ability to organize and plan information systems

·         Knowledge of MS Excel/ Access, EPI info, SPSS or similar data analysis programs

·         Knowledge of conducting surveys, assessments and data quality audits

·         Ability to work in a team

·         Willingness to live and work in hardship areas

·         Commitment to abide by the Save the Children Child Safeguarding Policy

Desirable

·         Working experience with INGOs

·         English language skills

Good knowledge of quality standards and quality controls related to medical practic


Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be delivered directly to HAC Labour Department, Khartoum – End of Gamojoria Street. Send or through CV to 

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2100055M&lang=en Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews.  Closing date will be on day: 29/July/2021. Any application after this date will not be considered. 

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract.









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