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RTI International is seeking a qualified consultant to co-lead an Information Communication Technology landscape analysis for the scale-up of the Zimbabwe national Electronic Health Record (EHR) in Bulawayo, Kwekwe, Gweru, Masvingo, and Mutare. The consultant should have experience administering ICT assessments in the health care and e-government settings and understand issues around services and applications required for different types of ICT networks and systems, including interoperability.

Responsibilities:
• Reports directly to the EHR Landscape Analysis Coordinator.
• Participates in team planning meetings and adhere to strict timelines for the assessment activities. 
• Maintains a high level of communication and cooperation with RTI and CDC. 
• Works with the EHR landscape coordinator to prepare landscape analysis materials. 
• Assesses the state of existing equipment at facilities to determine suitable for continued use with the EHR. 
• Leads sensitization exercises at the national, provincial, and district Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) offices to acquire and maintain MoHCC support for the exercise. 
• Supports a literature review, with a specific focus on telecommunication networks and service coverage, as well as overall health information exchange enterprise architecture. 
• Works with EHR Landscape Analysis coordinator to identify champions at the provincial and district levels
• Travels to facilities in Bulawayo, Kwekwe, Gweru, Masvingo, and Mutare to perform the assessment.
• Leads ICT infrastructure assessments with help from provincial and district ICT and/or HIS officers. 
• Works alongside provincial electrician to perform network assessment.
• Leads ICT competency assessments at the facility level.
• Works with the financial analyst to inventory equipment gaps and perform a costing exercise by district.
• Works with EHR Landscape coordinator to synthesize and analyze assessment data
• Co leads development of the EHR Landscape analysis report. 
• Helps disseminate results information as appropriate.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree (but a Master's degree is an advantage), or equivalent accreditation if a non-U.S. institution, in computer science, data science or equivalent field with experience in ICT for health and government in low resource settings.  
• Minimum of Five (5) or more years of experience in a private or public entity implementing projects/programs that strengthened health systems, health service delivery, and/or government services with a focus in the ICT realm.
• ATwo (2) or more years of experience in a private or public entity designing projects/programs to improve the function of health care facilities and government services using ICT in Zimbabwe or other low-resource country contexts. 
• Diploma level candidates with exceptional and demonstrated experience may also be considered.
• Understanding of electronic health records systems (experience installing an EHR is a plus).
• Understanding of network infrastructure (WAN/LAN/WLAN).
• Experience leading or contributing significantly to an ICT assessment. 
• Experience using internationally accepted concepts, standards and practices in setup and maintenance of ICT enterprise architecture
• Proven team-work skills and ability to deliver results within specified and often changing timeframes. 
• Experience using qualitative and quantitative analysis skills is an advantage. 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required.
• Excellent time management. 
• Experience in report writing. 
• Experience working in Zimbabwe.
• Experience working in health information systems strengthening, ICT for development, or a related area.
• Experience working on U.S. Government funded projects and/or internationally funded programs
• Experience working with the Government of Zimbabwe, Ministry of Health and Child Care a plus. 
• Experience interacting and collaborating with international organizations that specialize in ICT and/or health information systems implementation.
• Familiar with health information exchange, enterprise architecture and interoperability standards
• Knowledge of digital health assessment frameworks and tools developed by global and regional health informatics networks is desired.
• Experience with Health IT business process analysis, workflow, requirements gathering, and specification development.
• Knowledge of public health informatics theories, principles, concepts, and standards; especially health information exchange standards for interoperability of subsystems.
• Knowledge of DHIS 2, laboratory information systems, and other clinical information systems.
• Experience with software quality assurance and software development methodologies.
• Experience developing and/or using ICT standard operating policies and procedures.
• Ability to work well remotely with teams in the U.S. and other countries.
• Must be able to traveling to Bulawayo, Kwekwe, Gweru, Masvingo, and Mutare.

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