Apr 16, 2018

eHealth & Data Officer at Management Science for Health

  • Management Science for Health (MSH)
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Full time IT/ICT/Telecom/Information Technology Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Job Vacancy at  Management Science for Health (MSH)

eHealth and Data Officer


Job Responsibilities:

The Digital Health, Web and Data Officer supports the implementation of the electronic health information technology for integrated digital health innovative initiative for TB services and learning. eHealth & eLearning Manager  and MSH IT unit in collaboration with ALERT Training center are working to improve the quality of TB care by introducing digital health technologies. He /She is responsible to ASSIST electronic MDR TB (DHIS 2) , digital health system , mHealth and eLearning , ALERT Center Website improvement and overall digital health initiative by USAID / Challenge TB / MSH. Hence in close collaboration with the above units He/She is responsible for assisting the above initiative. The base station for the assignment will be Addis Ababa , ALERT Training center.


  • Perform health facility information entry related to DHIS 2 MDR – TB register database as well as patients’ data.
  • Monitor the day to day data entry, and request from health facilities and MDR TB register database.
  • Support  implementation  and  functionality  of  mHealth  /  digital  health  system  for TB  drug  treatment adherence system.
  • Assist DHIS 2 data management system for CTB implementation regions
  • Assist Digital health initiatives for TB service and Teleradiology innovative approach in ALERT center.
  • Assist interactive web site of ALERT center and eLearning portal.
  • Assist video conferencing based TB blended learning trainings.
  • Support a video conferencing based Telemedicine of MDR-TB Patients case consultation.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.
  • Report technical activities weekly and any suspicious dangers immediately to the ICT Manager.

Reports to: ICT manager

Job Requirements

Qualification and Experience:

  • B.Sc in Health Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science and/or related fields with
  • 2+ years’ of relevant experience.
  • Experience  of  using  or  supporting  e-Health  and  m-Health,  Internet  &  Web  and  Video  conferencing technologies (POLYCOM, Wordpress ,…), database management (Preferably DHIS 2 ,My Sql , MS SQL ) and software development related to health required.
  • Knowledge  of  Windows Server  OS , Web based application  , Programming skill (C#  , Java  , .net ), Computer networking (LAN , VPN & WAN)
  • Relevant work experience and knowledge in computer repair and troubleshooting required.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent organizing and prioritizing skills, and attention to detail.
  • Previous USAID or other USG funded project experience is preferred.
  • Fluency in English and Amharic required.
  • Experience working in Ethiopian Health system is a plus.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter to HR Office on or before April 25, 2018 by 5:00 PM, through the employment opportunities section of our website at:


Unless HR requires information, please be informed that further contact to HR Office is not acceptable.

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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