Digital Health Coordinator

Last Mile Health

About the organization

Last Mile Health (LMH) saves lives in the world's most remote communities by partnering with governments to bring critical primary care services to the doorsteps of people living in the last mile. LMH is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization with offices in Liberia, Malawi, Boston, and New York. For more information, visit www.lastmilehealth.org.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at LMH. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

At Last Mile Health (LMH), we dig data. Are you passionate about global health and have prior experience with digital data collection systems and managing technologing projects? If so, you may be the next Digital Health Coordinator on our Health Systems Strengthening Team!

Duties

Informed by over a decade of working alongside the Government of Liberia, Last Mile Health is partnering with countries to design and build community-based primary health systems. Since 2015, LMH has launched or is planning digital health interventions across Ethiopia, Liberia, Malawi, Sierra Leone, and Uganda. The Digital Health Coordinator sits on the Digital Health (DH) practice of the Health Systems Strengthening Team (HSS). The HSS acts as a hub to provide technical support to in-country digital health programs, teams, and governments. The Digital Health Coordinator will support partner coordination, DH Strategy and learning plans, and support system building in digital health interventions across LMH’s geographies.

This position is open to candidates located in Malawi, Liberia, Uganda, Ethiopia, and on the Eastern seaboard of the United States (preference to New York City and Boston). Candidates must have the ability to work in one of the countries listed above. Please note that our US offices are currently closed due to COVID 19 and all US based staff are working remotely.

Qualifications

-A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as Computer Science, International Development, Public Health
-Experience with digital projects and digital data collection systems, ideally in healthcare
-Several years of experience in project management, including project coordination, and budget management
-Prior exposure to conducting agile management, requirements gathering, quality assurance testing, and user-centered design
-Demonstrated experience in public health/designing and deploying public health information systems.
-Ability to manage a considerable volume of detail and of accurately summarizing project status to executives and stakeholders
-Experience in improving project management tools and techniques to contribute to the management and optimization of multiple project teams.
-Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal, and presentation), and interpersonal skills
-Experience managing and tracking project budgets, forecasts, and schedules to achieve target scope, schedule, and cost
-Ability to maintain relationships by engaging stakeholders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives.

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