Consultant: Health Information Systems

World Health Organization (WHO)

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Consultant: Health Information Systems

Consultant: Health Information Systems (2402784)

Location: Juba, South Sudan
Contractual Arrangement: External Consultant
Contract Duration: Nine months
Job Posting: March 23, 2024
Closing Date: April 7, 2024
Primary Location: South Sudan-Juba
Organization: AF_SSD, South Sudan
Schedule: Full-time


WHO is leading the implementation of the Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) component of the Health Sector Transformation Project (HSTP) under the Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF), focusing on enhancing efficiencies and improving health system delivery. The HSS component involves various program areas, including Health Information Systems (HIS), aimed at aligning with the Health Sector Strategic Plan (2023-2027).

Duties and Deliverables:

  • Provide leadership and technical expertise for the integration and interoperability of health data systems.
  • Conduct consultations, propose integration solutions, and develop training plans.
  • Support the Annual Health Sector Performance Review (AHSPR) and develop the Annual Health Sector Performance Report.
  • Lead the development of Support Supervision and Monitoring manuals and tools.
  • Establish a centralized repository for population-based survey documents.
  • Develop a Ministry of Health Statistical Abstract.

Deliverables Include:

  • Inception report and detailed work plan
  • Integrated/interoperable data systems
  • AHSPR meeting conducted and report produced
  • Support supervision and monitoring manuals and tools developed
  • A central repository for survey reports established
  • Final Health Statistical Abstract report

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Educational: Advanced university degree in Health Information Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, or public health with training in information management.
  • Experience: Minimum 7 years’ professional experience in health information and data management, monitoring and evaluation, and performance reporting, preferably in developing countries or fragile state settings.
  • Skills: expertise in health information systems, data management, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing. Ability to provide technical advice and work effectively in teams.

Languages: Expert knowledge of English.

Additional Information:

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • A written test may be part of the screening process.
  • Candidates must provide scanned copies of the required degrees/certificates.
  • WHO values diversity, inclusion, and gender parity.
  • Persons with disabilities can request accommodations for the recruitment process.
  • Candidates must adhere to the WHO’s ethical standards and report any misconduct.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers.
  • Consultants are responsible for their taxes and contributions.
  • Vaccination may be required for assignments, subject to medical conditions.
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Please ensure all applications are submitted in English.



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