Manager, Health Informatics
eHealth Systems Africa
8d ago
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    eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities.

    eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

    Purpose of the position

    The Manager, Health Informatics will work with the team to develop software solutions by studying information needs.S / he will represent the software department in Kano, externally and internally.

    This involves resource hiring, managing the software department, budgeting and communication with stakeholders and donors.

    S / he will also provide summarized information on development and service issues, supports and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned : Leads any new proposals in close coordination with the country and the software department.

    Work closely with project managers and stakeholders to identify the requirements for new software programs.Consults with internal departments to identify functional needs and include project objectives.

    Software managers monitor progress against intermediate and final development targetsconduct regular team meetings to review progress and to identify potential obstacles to completion.

    Identify functional requirements of departments and provide the basis for a solution development strategy that gives the software team a clear sense of directionExercises independent judgment and discretion in overall project management by prioritizing, planning and tracking project progress.

    Researches product development options and provides analysis for product direction.Evaluates employee performance, sets expectations and goals for the department and individual staff members, recruits, disciplines and trains staff.

    Creates the initial project budget with the assistance of the software department in Kano.Hiring and building up a software team in Kano in collaboration with the department headKeywords : Software development, Team Management, Department Manager.


    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required to successfully perform this job.

    Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering or related field.7-10 years related professional experience in IT management.

    Performing evaluations and preparing assessment reports for a position as an advisor.Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely / quality decision making.

    Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail.Ability to work both in collaboration with others on a project team and independently on tasks.

    Demonstrated experience building and managing professional relationships and professionally engaging with partners.Cultural sensitivity, sound judgment, and strong interest in working in a demanding environment, with the organizational ability to handle multiple tasks around ambitious deadlines.

    Demonstrated passion for and commitment to eHA’s mission and vision exemplified through professional background or a history of community involvement.

    Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and cultural environment.Ability to establish and maintain partnerships at local and international levels.

    Ability to act as a change agent and positively influence others.Ability to identify and promote best practicesMust have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.

    Ability to assess and learn new technology quickly.Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.Knowledge of technology project managementStrong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegate, and make timely / quality decisionsTraining and presentation experience is preferred.

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