USAID Project IT Degree Jobs – ICT Technical Advisors at IntraHealth

Organisation: IntraHealth International Uganda
Location: Gulu, Uganda
Organisational Background:
The goal of USAID Uganda’s five-year (2012-2017) Northern Uganda – Health Integration to Enhance Services (NU-HITES) project led by Plan International is to increase the availability and demand for essential health services in 15 project districts while strengthening and improving the overall quality of Northern Uganda’s health system. IntraHealth is a subcontractor to Plan International on the NU-HITES project providing technical assistance in Systems Strengthening and Quality and Performance Improvement. This position will be located at the NU-HITES project office in Gulu.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • S/He will be responsible for customizing, designing and implementing the iHRIS Suite for project activities and developing a data link at the district level to facilitate data sharing among the GOU and key stakeholders.
  • The ICT advisors will work closely with the Senior Technical Advisor for HMIS, and Senior Systems Developer from IntraHealth’s headquarters to implement all HMIS and HRIS activities and assist with reports, training and development as needed.
  • They will work with the project staff to give logistical support to all HMIS activities by ensuring that tasks are carried through to completion and reports are generated as required.
 Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.
·         A minimum of three-years related database management experience
·         Experience in training and data collection.
·         Knowledge of database software and development including Open Source systems (Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL).
·         Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
·         Ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast paced environment
·         Strong verbal and written English communication skills.
·         Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with diverse people, clients and consultants.
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant post in the Uganda NU-HITES project. Applications should be addressed to the Human Resource and Administration Officer and should be submitted to:
IntraHealth International Uganda Capacity Program offices
Plot 20B, Kawalya Kaggwa Close Kololo (near Kololo Hospital)
or sent by email to  
Applications-should include the title of the post being applied for and applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials to their application. IntraHealth International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Deadline: 27th September, 2012
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