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Job Title: Project Assistant 7/ Health Management Information Systems Officer (Lagos) (22781)

Company: ABT Associates

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA  

Experience: 3 years

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety  


The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world.  Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management.  Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.


The Partnership for Transforming Health System 2 (PATHS 2) Program, a DFID-funded program in Nigeria, aims to improve the planning, financing and delivery of sustainable and replicable pro-poor health services for common health problems, focusing on six states and the federal government.  The Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) Officer will manage the implementation of the HMIS component of the PATHS2 Project in Lagos State to improve health care delivery and management at all health care facilities in the State receiving assistance from the project. 


In addition, the HMIS Officer provides technical assistance training and technology transfer to the State Ministry of Health to enable them to work with, modify and maintain health information management applications created by the PATHS2 Project. 


Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:  – Manage the efforts to develop, implement, install and operate the Health Management Information System in Lagos State. – Manage the enhancement and continuation of the development of the current HMIS system and IT plan. – Supervise the development and implementation of the sustainability plan to institutionalize the HMIS at the Lagos State Ministry of Health. – Ensure data accuracy, security and legal and regulatory compliance with national and international regulations and laws. – Evaluate the technical components of contracts with consultants, technical personnel and vendors of services and products related to HMIS.


Qualification requirements include the following:  – Masters Degree (minimum) in Public Health or Management. – At least 3 plus years of relevant work experience in Public Health and management, and in the use of data for management preferred – Experience with health data management preferred. – Knowledge and past experience of working in an international development setting. – Strong management skills. – Excellent inter-personal, communication and organizational skills.


Minimum Qualifications: – ( 3+ ) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

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