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Strategic Information Officer

Company Overview

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role
As part of the CDC-funded REACH project, Palladium seeks to recruit a well-qualified Strategic Information (SI) Officer with experience in HIV clinical settings and in-depth data analysis. This project will focus on improving reporting and data management at the RHMT and Local Implementing Partner level for HIV service delivery, with the goal of improving data use in decision-making. By improving the quality and accessibility of data, the project is intended to improve the quality of health care in Tanzania and the information available for decision-making at the clinical and policy levels.

The SI Officer will provide informatics and DDIU expertise for the health management information system components of the REACH project. She/he will report to the Strategic Information Advisor. Qualified candidates will have expertise in the following areas:
    Conducting/managing capacity building needs assessments related to health information systems (HIS);
    Data manipulation for decision making;
    Training for data use;
    Data Quality Assurance /Quality Improvement;
    Electronic medical records;
    HIV clinical service delivery.

Responsibilities
    Support all strategic information, monitoring and evaluation activities
    Ensure all collected project data are complete, clean and valid
    Source data from DHIS2, CTC2, CTC3 Macro, and other databases
    Conduct routine data quality assessments and provide reports on the assessment and findings
    Create compelling data visualizations, including graphs and maps, to communicate a data story for RHMTs, IPs, and CDC
    Provide support to all RHMT-level activities on the project
    Assist and/or lead in M&E capacity building and training at RHMTs & IPs as directed by the SI Advisor
    Provide mentorship to RHMTs and IPs on data demand and use principles
    Provide inputs and technical support for the design and deployment of HMIS and M&E tools
    Any other duty as you may be assigned by the team lead.

Requirements
    6+ years of applicable work experience with health management information systems.
    Bachelor?s Degree in Nursing, Statistics, or Health Informatics (Advanced Degree preferred; relevant experience may be substituted).
    Ability to communicate technical data to non-technical audiences
    Expertise in the following areas:
     o    Conducting/managing capacity building needs assessments related to health information systems (HIS);
     o    Data manipulation for decision making;
     o    Training for data use;
     o    Data Quality Assurance /Quality Improvement;
     o    Electronic medical records;
     o    HIV clinical service delivery.
    Familiar with DHIS2 (including Pivot tables), CTC2, and CTC3 Macro
    Knowledge and experience of data-informed decision making and advocacy
    Data visualization experience
    Excellent time management, coordination, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
    Must be available for domestic travel.

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