Director, Health Informatics at the Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC)


Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) is a nonprofit organization that works to strengthen health systems and reduce the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS in the areas where we operate.

Job Title: Director, Health Informatics

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Temporary


  • Develop and maintain project plan.
  • Manage dependencies to larger project target, and source application schedules.
  • Coordinate the development of a data governance strategy and team.
  • Analyze target and source systems.
  • Perform tests.
  • Assess data mapping and business rules for data transformation.
  • Provide data support, including data analysis, data quality assessment, mapping, and migration assessment.
  • Conduct initial sizing for staging database(s).
  • Plan life-cycle management of database objects.
  • Manage planning for schema changes and user security.
  • Develop and validate integration modules.
  • Provide coordination and management of the project to ensure all tasks are completed on time and within budget.
  • Carry out demo sessions where stakeholders can view the integration module as they are developed.
  • Train relevant stakeholders in the use and management of the implemented system at the end of the development phase
  • Provide after-service support to relevant stakeholders to manage the NHMIS module developed and monitor data synchronization for up to one quarter or across one quarterly reporting cycle.
  • Share a final report and user manual at the end of the project.

Requirements, Education / Experience

  • Must have a minimum of OND, HND or BSc in Computer Science / Computer Engineering, Health Technology, Statistics or other related fields. A Master degree will be an added advantage.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years working experience in software development, database management or computer network implementation and administration
  • Specialized knowledge: Familiarity with Electronic medical records implementation especially OpenMRS or NigeriaMRS
  • Skills: Strong organizational skills, Problem solving, Adaptability, Written and oral communications skills, Strong teamwork skills, Critical thinking, and Strong computer background
  • Interpersonal/Individual Competencies: ability to work with other team members, flexibility, decisiveness and personal integrity
  • Professional Certification: Certification in any applicable Information Technology professional body is desirable but not required.


Deadline: January 20, 2021

Job Features

Job CategoryMedical/ Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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