United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Job Vacancies- 4 Positions

USAID is recruiting to fill the vacant positions below:

  1. Technical Lead/Management Information Systems Senior
  2. Program Associate
  3. Procurement and Supply Chain Management Advisor, Malaria
  4. Procurement and Supply Chain Management Advisor

Technical Lead/Management Information Systems Senior Job Vacancy at USAID

Job Title: Technical Lead/Management Information Systems Senior

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Description

  • This position will provide technical leadership and coordination for all Management Information Systems (MIS) projects and activities, across all task orders in Global Health Supply Chain
  • Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Nigeria. The position will be the primary point of contact for GHSC-PSM Nigeria on MIS and related tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, implementation and documentation for MIS and related projects / activities.
  • Evaluate available technologies and recommend the most suitable option that will support the MIS activity for the GHSC-PSM project.
  • Facilitate user requirements definition and documentation meetings / workshops
  • Develop implementation strategies for MIS activities / projects
  • Establish required documentation for MIS Project.
  • Ensure that all PSM Nigeria MIS implementations are in compliance with USAID requirements.
  • Lead the assessment/evaluation of MIS activities / projects
  • Support the development and deployment of appropriate MIS applications for use by the PSM Nigeria program, the funders and other relevant partners
  • Lead training and capacity development activities for MIS applications users
  • Serve as the POC and representative of GHSC-PSM Nigeria on MIS issues
  • Lead the administration and management of GHSC-PSM MIS platform
  • Support data analysis and dissemination available data to inform project management.
  • Lead the analysis and periodic sharing of information for decision making by relevant stakeholders.
  • Supervise a team of MIS advisors to ensure timely achievement of project deliverables.

Technical Skills and knowledge required:

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office programs is a requirement.
  • Knowledge of data management processes and tools, including web-based database systems is required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot systems related problems and maintain security of the systems
  • Proficiency in working with the office applications, ERP software, communications systems.
  • Good project management skills
  • Familiarity with USG requirements for MIS project development and implementation
  • Experienced in USG funded managing information systems projects Knowledge of public health programs, strategies. methods, processes and techniques is required.
  • Strong skills in project monitoring, interpretation and evaluation of data are required. Strong oral and written communications skills are required.
  • Ability to facilitate training / workshops and present technical and strategic Information data in a clear and concise manner to audiences with varying degrees of knowledge/experience in MIS.
  • Ability to lead a team, and coordinate across different teams.

Applicants for these positions should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Master degree in Management Information Systems, Information Communications Technology or a related field.
  • Professional Certifications related to setting information management systems.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in setting up and managing ICT-based knowledge and information management systems
  • At least 3 years experience in training and mentoring staff in ICT particularly developing countries.

Application Closing Date
18th October, 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s/Resumes and contact information for at least three professional references to: precruit@ghsc-psm.org clearly indicating in the subject line the position desired.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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