Information System Officer

Nepal Health Sector Support Programme (NHSSP) is a technical assistance programme to the the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), funded with UKaid. The programme is a technical component of the UK’s support to the MoHP under the Nepal Health Sector Programme-3. It is designed to support the goals of Nepal Health Sector Strategy (2015/16-2020/21) and contribute to the MoHP’s efforts to provide quality health services leaving no-one behind. 

The programme is running from April 2017 and has recently been extended until December 2022 to cover the overarching priorities of Health System Strengthening at Subnational Level. It is implemented by a consortium that is led by Options Consultancy Limited, with HERD International and Oxford Policy Management. 

UKaid / NHSSP is seeking highly qualified professional to fill in the following position:

Nepal Health Sector Support Programme (NHSSP) is a technical assistance programme to the the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), funded with UKaid. The programme is a technical component of the UK’s support to the MoHP under the Nepal Health Sector Programme-3. It is designed to support the goals of Nepal Health Sector Strategy (2015/16-2020/21) and contribute to the MoHP’s efforts …

Information System Officer

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Nepal Health Sector Support Programme (NHSSP) seeks an Information Systems (IS) Officer to provide TA under the Data for Decision-making (D4D) Thematic Area. The aim of this thematic area is to provide effective technical inputs to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) to enable them to deliver against the objectives of NHSP 3.

The Information Systems (IS) Officer will provide technical assistance (TA) under the D4D thematic area to Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP). The key objectives of this role are to: support MoHP to design, maintain, and troubleshoot information systems; maintain back up of API (Application Programming Interface) documentation/source codes; and provide conceptual clarity on building interoperable systems. The IS Officer will also support effective implementation of national databases to promote use of information and evidence in decision making.

Requirements

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information technology, or a related field (Masters Preferred)
  • Proven experience (at least 3 years) of working on health information systems within the health sector
  • Experience in conceiving, planning and executing information systems implementations with multi-stakeholder engagement
  • Familiarity with web-based data management and data display system management
  • Familiarity with development of web based/android based data collection tools
  • Proficiency level of knowledge on DHIS2
  • Proven skills on data transformation, linkage and data security
  • General understanding of the operations of the Govt of Nepal, MoHP, and familiarity with all spheres of government.

Skills and attributes

  • An analytical mind set with problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with modern database and information system technologies
  • Monitor and analyse information and data systems and evaluate their performance to discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades etc.)
  • Self-starter, able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Ability to make and articulate clear decisions
  • Strong internal and external communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to collaborate and be a team worker
  • Excellent negotiation abilities

Other

  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Willingness to travel within Nepal
  • Commitment to equal opportunities
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Nepal
Applying Procedure

Interested candidates are requested to visit the link given below and apply by 2nd July 2021.

Job application link: : https://cezanneondemand.intervieweb.it/options/jobs/information_systems_officer_14792/en/

UKaid/NHSSP is an equal opportunities employer

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