Information Manager: Public Health

Information Manager: Public Health

Mecs Africa

Information Manager: Public Health

Details of the offer

My client is seeking an Information Manager to design, develop and maintain information systems to meet strategic and operational reporting requirements for surveillance systems with a specific focus on Notifiable Medical Conditions (NMC). Conduct and manage activities relating to extraction, storage, collection, management and reporting of clinical and laboratory NMC information.
Minimum requirements:

Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or Health Data Management
Proficiency in SQL, MS access, MS excel, .Net architecture, MicroStrategy and/or other relevant data management software packages
Understanding of Geographic Information System (GIS)
6 years’ experience with data management software
6 years’ experience in developing datasets for further scientific analysis
6 years’ experience in generating operational and data quality reports
Knowledge and insight in laboratory reporting practice
Knowledge and development of data driven health dashboards
Basic understanding of the health systems in South Africa
Scientific publications in peer reviewed journals

Maintain and enhance the NMC surveillance data management strategy and ensure that this strategy is aligned with the broader company surveillance vision and with the health information management strategy
Assist with the development of an NMC data warehouse to coordinate the collection, storage, management and reporting of NMC surveillance data
Support surveillance data management requirements for company specialist centres with a specific
Develop and enhance existing application programming interfaces to allow electronic data exchange between data systems
Develop and enhance NMC surveillance data reporting tools and processes
Prepare and provide datasets required for epidemiological analysis
Compile and automate reports, graphs, tables, spread sheets for data distribution
Develop and implement standards and guidance for use of database tools and the protection of confidential information including development and maintenance of standard operating procedures Initiate and participate in operational research projects related to NMC surveillance data and the data systems thereof
Train and develop the users/ data analysts to systematically identify, collect, analyse, review, share and retain important epidemiological and surveillance data
Maintain quality and strict confidentiality of information collected
Recruitment and management of the relevant staff ensuring skills transfer
Ad visible until: 11 October 2019

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