HMIS Manager (Kabul, Afghanistan) 246 views


Job Description

Job Description:

HMIS (Health Management Information System) Manager is responsible in planning, organizing, implementing, controlling and follow up all HMIS activities in all projects. Strengthening the HMIS system, skills of all involved and keep close co-operation with MoPH HMIS department and donor. He/she will provide support to PMEU in generating questionnaires and checklists as well as producing reports according to the program requirements.

HMIS Manager is responsible to:

  • Compile, analyse and interpret health data and information received from provincial level.
  • Provide updated HMIS forms for all health facilities.
  • In co-operation with the PME Director oversee the planning and ongoing training, which relates to HMIS.
  • Conduct initial and refresher HMIS training and provide on-job training for provincial offices.
  • Ensure quality in projects and programs through provision of updated relevant and timely information for the purpose of planning, implementation and evaluation of the programs.
  • Provide accurate and updated feedback on data collected from projects.
  • Compile and submit HMIS monthly, quarterly and annual progress report.
  • Give advice and support to the project and program staff in HMIS related tasks (e.g., data collection, analysis and use of health information.)
  • Visit and supervise the HMIS activities of the health facilities. eg. Routine reporting, surveys, group discussions, etc) based on work plan.
  • Assist the PMEU Director and the Management Team in planning, budgeting, evaluating and reporting of the health programs.
  • Attend HMIS taskforces of the MoPH and adopt new strategies, techniques for organizational data management system.
  • Enhance ability of project and program staff in HMIS related tasks by conducting workshops, on-the-job training and through other means upgrade skills of information gathering and analysis.
  • Provide support to the PMEU Director in development of the quarterly program activity reports and annual reports.
  • Participate as a team member in conducting quantitative and qualitative surveys and data analysis
  • Ensure transfer of technical knowledge regarding HMIS and Data use to the project locations
  • Enhance ability of project and program staff in HMIS related tasks by conducting workshops, on-the-job training and through other means upgrade skills of information gathering and analysis.
  • Carry out any other tasks assigned by direct supervisor.

Background

About Bakhtar Development Network (BDN):Bakhtar Development Network (BDN) was established in 2001 as a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political organization in Afghanistan. BDN envisages a society where people are motivated to aim for a better future and hence, BDN exists to help communities achieve their development goals.  Since its inception, BDN has been implementing various health, nutrition, education and community development projects. BDN focuses on three main dimensions while implementing health, nutrition, and other development projects; 1) Evidence based delivery of services; 2) capacity building of service providers and 3) improving staff’s managerial capacity to better plan and manage projects. For more than 18 years, BDN has been able to contribute significantly to improving people’s access to high-quality health care and building a history of successful implementation of health, nutrition, and community development projects across Afghanistan. BDN currently provides the Basic Package of Health Services in Balkh, Baghlan and Takhar provinces under the World Bank-financed Sehatmandi Project. Through implementing Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness (ERHSP) projects in Balkh, Baghlan and Takhar provinces, BDN also contributes to the fight against COVID-19 Pandemic. BDN is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment based on their knowledge, skills, abilities and experience without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, marital status, sex, physical disability, or veteran status.

 

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • MD/ Equivalent medical degree from university certified by relevant higher education authority in Afghanistan. Holding MPH Degree is preferred. At least 5 years work experience in the field of public health or managing health care projects with HMIS components. Exposure to different training methodologies and supervision. Ability to travel to remote locations in Afghanistan to observe and asses HMIS activities, and monitor and support project activities. Good written and interpersonal communication skills. Knowledge of local culture and traditions. Commitment to working in the HMIS field. Computer knowledge (Word, Excel, Access) Fluency in English language.

Skills required:

  • Highly organized with keen attention to detail and ability to prioritized multiple responsibilities negotiation and conflict solving skills Strong presentation and communication skills oral and written in Dari, Pashto and English. Must be proactive being a member of management team Must be patient diplomatic and professional Ability carry out responsibilities and make decisions independently Must have strong facilitation skills and work as a team player 

Vacancy Number

BDN/KBL/010010021

No. Of Jobs

1

Nationality

National

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

At least 5 years

Duration

5 Months with possible of extension

Salary

As per organization salary scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

The candidates are requested to send their CV and cover letter to below email address. The email must have the following subject line:

Application for the position of HMIS Manager VA# BDN/KBL/010010021

Applicants failing to provide the above subject line their CVs will not be reviewed.

Submission email address: khaleeq.lutfi@bdn.org.af,

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Submission Email
khaleeq.lutfi@bdn.org.af

Submission Email

khaleeq.lutfi@bdn.org.af



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