Jhpiego seeks a Director of Health Information Systems (HIS) for the USAID/Mali Health System Strengthening (HSS) Activity. The purpose of this role is to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) and agencies within the health sector to improve the effectiveness and use of quality data from the various sources of health information in the country. The HSS Activity aims to increase Malians' ability to plan, finance, and manage their health system and their own health at the family, household, community, district, regional, and national levels. The project will build the capacity and commitment of Malians to achieve sustained improvements in the health status of Malians through the following results: 1) Access to high-quality health services expanded; 2) Demand for and use of health services increased; and 3) Individual and household adoption of healthy behaviors increased.
The Director of HIS will provide technical, strategic advice and programmatic direction for the capacity building of government agencies in the development and implementation of the HIS aspects of the activity, for optimizing the generation, identification, collection, processing, storage, and dissemination of quality data and strategic information. The expert technical advice provided will be used to support the technical assistance, and political direction provided by the activity to key government and non-government partners.
S/he will lead project activities related to and implementation organizations in data use, data systems architecture, and health information systems governance. S/he will provide technical and strategic direction, leadership, and management oversight to ensure transfer of knowledge and skills to stakeholders across the health system. S/He will coordinate and liaise with stakeholders, including government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, USAID and other donors, and data consumers ensure capacity is strengthened.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID. Malian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Specific Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: