Deputy Director

Department: Global health Informatics

Location: Kano/Abuja

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary: Negotiable.

Open to Expats

 

Our Client, an international NGO is looking to engage the services of a seasoned Deputy Director to oversee the activities of the Global Health Informatics Department.

Product Strategy

  • Assists with the development of a sustainable business and cost model for the division
  • Provides visible leadership for the company within the Global and Public Health Informatics community.
  • Overall responsibility for the product strategy of company software

      ■ LoMIS, Data Portal, PlanFeld, SMART

  • Regularly meet with Program Management to assess and define future product needs
  • Communicate overall vision for product development to Sr management, stakeholders, partners and development team 

Oversee Solution design and delivery

  • Lead, mentor and coach highly skilled engineers to deliver highly performant, well tested, scalable and usable applications
  • Review and oversee the design and implementation of mobile-enable (Android), web-based health and demographic surveillance software.
  • Formulate strategy, Solutions & Implementation of digital health solutions and approaches
  • Work with Programs to set the high level development priorities/schedule
  • Provide oversight to ensure that the development team is making good choices about when to build new software, reuse existing software or integrate with third party software/systems
  • Ensures that the management and deliverables of informatics solutions are completed on schedule and stakeholders are kept aware of progress and milestones

New Business Development

  • Performs business and technical feasibility analyses of complex informatics projects
  • Builds strategic relationships with key leaders in Global and Public Health Informatics to intimately understand the needs of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Participation in Executive Level Strategy

  • Actively participates in organization strategy conversations as part of the Executive Team
  • Collaborates actively with national partner institutions, professional associations, and vendors in conferences, meetings, and projects.
  • Development and monitoring annual and multi-year capital and operational budgets for the various projects and programs.

Team Management Responsibilities

  • Oversee the professional development of direct reports
  • Ensure directorate adherence to legal and company standards
  • Monitor and analyze directorate operating costs
  • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
  • Attends and participates in annual strategic planning meetings, country management meetings,

staff meetings, training classes, and supervision.

  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job. 一 PhD or Master’s degree in Health Informatics, Software Development or other related field or equivalent years of education and work experience or any related field.

一 Minimum of 10 years of experience as a Lead consultant or advisor to companies on digital health delivery system and setup would be an added advantage

一 Demonstrated executive/managerial skills, including experience managing complex programs.

一 Experience in building roadmap for health informatics system and strategic health policy 一 Ability to conduct research in relevant health informatic systems areas and capacity to support enabling environment for Health and mHealth projects and products.

一 Experience with technology systems, informatics strategic planning. 一 Demonstrated ability to manage budgets, develop staff, and work with executive management on both short and long term strategic planning.

一 Demonstrated capacity to effectively communicate via writing, public speaking and interpersonal interactions.

一 Practical knowledge of open source data integration and business intelligence tools 一 Cognate experience in data integration, cleansing, analysis and visualisation of data (Data

Analytics & big data) 一 Experience using project tracking systems (e.g. JIRA, Asana, etc) 一 Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with Board of Directors, funders, community Organisations, government officials, corporate executives, general public and staff.

一 Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team. 一 Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. 一 Knowledge of technology project management 一 Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegate, and make timely/quality decisions

 If you meet the requirement, Forward your CV in word format to cv@fmcgsearch.com, with job title as subject of the mail If you meet the requirement, you will be contacted shortly.

Job Location: abuja kano

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