HIS Officer (Badghis, Afghanistan) 396 views

Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job:

The Provincial HIS Officer will be responsible for processing all the health-related data, ensuring databases are kept up to date within the province. S(H)e will ensure data is appropriate cleaned to ensure quality data and support the health manager with data analysis and report compilation. Duties and Responsibilities: 

General Duties

Follow best practices for data collection, confidentiality and safe storage and sharing of files and electronic data Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs Contribute to the timely production of donor reports  

Specific Duties:

Ensure all data is cleaned and entered health databases in a timely manner Ensure all manual forms are appropriately filled Enter data into indicator tracking sheets as required and submitting to Sr. HIS Manager on weekly base Helping Sr. HIS Manager for the development of all required reports.Review and analyse data to graphically present utilization trends based on monitoring indicators In-conjunction with the Health Manager, conduct spot checks of data at field sites to verify data quality Provide training to health staff on data collection and reporting tools as required Create a feedback mechanism of data results and share with other members of the health team Submit data on a weekly and monthly basis with explanatory notes and or clarifications to the health manager/Sr. HIS Manager  Entry of MIAR, FSR and any other related report into DHIS2 database of MoPH


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.

Job Requirements

  Qualification and Requirements:  

  • Education: Degree in information management/technology and systems, computer science, data science or a related field
  • Years of Experience: Minimum 2-4 years previous experience working with information systems management, monitoring and evaluation, database development and management; NGO experience is an advantage. Statistics, data analysis all relevant areas of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with data entry and data management, Previous experience working for an NGO or other non-profit organization.

Desired qualifications:

  • Prior working experience with statistical packages is added advantage. Working experience with International NGOs or similar set-up Experience of working in medical reporting
  • Skills: Excellent organization skills: the ability to work independently and productively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure in a stressful environment, displaying patience, compassion and diplomacy. Ability to be innovative, flexible, and adaptive.
  • Ability to live in challenging conditions and ability to work under difficult, high pressure situations.    Technical Competency: Communication and reporting skills Fluency in Pashto, Dari and English Good Knowledge of Computers and Microsoft Office Applications and in particular Microsoft Excel Ability to work closely, professionally, and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background

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Years of Experience

three to five years


Oct 2022


NTA Grade D 1 to 3

Submission Guideline

interested candidates are requested to send their applications along with copies of their CVs (NOT Educational and Work Certificates), to the attention of the Human Resources Department at the following address or email us on (AF-Recruitment@rescue.org) Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for an interview. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office – Kabul Qala-e-Fathullah, Street 3, close to Takyakhana-e-Fatimia, District 10


Submission Email: AF-Recruitment@rescue.org
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