22 Jul 2013

Full-Time eHealth Systems Africa vacancy

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eHealth Systems Africa – Nigeria

Job Description

Location: Kano, Nigeria with frequent travel to Northern states
Salary: N100,000 – N200,000 per month based on experience
Contract Period: Now – Jan 31, 2014 with the possibility of extension

This role represents eHealth Africa to provide GIS tracking support for polio vaccination campaigns at the LGA level. The primary responsibilities of the operations team member is to provide functional GIS tracking equipment to vaccinators during IPD campaigns and work with partner organizations to provide accurate feedback and progress reports at the LGA evening review meetings. This person will ensure that the eHealth mission and objectives are communicated and understand at the LGA, and they will be responsible for the following.
Build rapport and establish close working relationships with the LIOs, WFPs, WHO personnel, LGA facilitators, and other partner organizations
Coordinate GIS activities at the LGA to ensure effective vaccination tracking operations
Provide excellent customer service to all partner organizations
Provide timely feedback to the home office, and communicate issues in a clear and concise manner
Responsibilities:
Prepare and perform quality checks on all equipment and devices used for GPS tracking activities
Work with partners at the LGA level to ensure good quality implementation of GIS activities geared towards Polio eradication
Ensure effective leadership and coordination of all GIS tracking activities in the LGA
Provide adequate training to ward focal persons during LGA level trainings on reading GIS maps/analytics
Oversee preparation of vaccination team tracking activities at LGA level and ensure judicious use of all equipment allocated for these activities;
Work with ward focal persons & WHO field volunteers to ensure that all vaccinators selected to conduct immunization activities carry fully charged and activated phone trackers before takeoff and return them at the close of business every day for uploading of information
Provide daily IPD progress reports at the LGA evening review meeting using the GIS dashboard to identify missed or poorly covered settlements, and ensure that appropriate corrective actions are taken in a timely manner
Ensure that updated GIS maps are conspicuously displayed at all ward headquarters and support ward focal persons in using them for micro planning
Prepare and regularly review/update ward GIS maps with support by GIS lab in the main regional office
Provide logistics support before campaigns to ensure that all teams deploy on time
Use all staff management and project management sites effectively
Provide financial accounting of all monies spent during rounds
Assist in the organization and management of asset tracking
Assist in upgrading and installing new GIS software
Actively participate in office trainings
Other duties and tasks may be assigned as appropriate
Desired Skills & Experience

Skills:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to manage GIS tracking activities with enthusiasm
Good critical thinking, problem solving, and facilitation skills
A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
Proficient in use of IT systems and Microsoft office suite

Minimum Requirements
Ability to speak Hausa
Completed NYSC
Attained University degree – post-graduate or masters degree preferred
At least 3 years job experience
Company Description

eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems. We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information, streamline clinical procedures, and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes. Accurate health data will provide NGO’s, hospitals, and donor agencies with access to timely health system indicators needed to evaluate their health interventions and respond to critical public health needs. We bring about positive change by harnessing the potential of technology, valuing the power and knowledge of local people, and maintaining a sharp focus on the health worker. To help close the gap in access to health care we have developed and share a depth of expertise in:

eHealth and mHealth software and solutions
Technology Infrastructure
Training and capacity building for sustainable health systems
Research and data analysis
Project Management

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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