Job Description

Senior Strategic Information Specialist

Location: Maputo, Mozambique

Posting Date: 11/25/2017

Deadline Date: 01/05/2018

Starting Date: 05/01/2018

Description

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) seeks a dynamic and highly experienced candidate for the Senior Strategic Information (SI) Specialist position for a USAID-funded HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment proposal, titled “Efficiencies for Clinical HIV Outcomes” (ECHO), in Mozambique. The purpose of ECHO is to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission, while strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Health to deliver quality HIV/AIDS services across the continuum of care. This project will increase coverage of high impact health and nutrition services by implementing evidence-based interventions to increase early initiation of ART, provide high quality services, ensure robust retention strategies and achieve epidemic control. Additionally, this project will compile research and program evaluation to improve the policy environment for HIV/AIDS programming, and building the capacity of CSOs and local NGOs to continue the work.

Should JSI be the successful bidder, this will be a full-time position based in Mozambique. The Specialist Advisor will report to the Deputy Chief of Party: Government Support.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Technical Director to implement technical principles guiding the program and to provide direction for project strategic information outcomes
  • Play a key role in annual work plan development and implementation
  • Participate in national technical working groups
  • Assist MOH with their specialty policy needs as well as related standard operation procedures (SOP) as they relate to MER
  • Travel at least 50% of the time to provide technical direction consistent with national policies and SOP to facilities and relevant community sites

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of an advanced degree in statistics, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, data managements, or information systems or related degree
  • At least 10 years of experience in the field of M&E, information systems, or strategic information related to health projects with additional experience in public health
  • At least 5 years of experience collecting, analyzing, and managing donor funded project data
  • Demonstrated ability to influence program policy and operational decisions through previous experience in leading the development and implementation of instruments, tools, and/or protocols used in measuring program outcomes
  • Strong skills in word processing, Excel, and other data analysis and data presentation programs
  • Strong oral and written skills in Portuguese and English is required

Salary commensurate with experience.


Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 01/05/2018.


No phone calls please.
Principals only please.

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