Digital Health Officer, PATH

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Full Time
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Location: Washington, DC, Seattle, WA, United States; Dakar, Senegal; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo; Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Legal authorization to work in country of PATH office required.
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PATH is hiring a Digital Health Officer with fluency in English and French for the Digital Square team.


Support regional networks and roadmaps, in-country and regional coordination of digital health interventions and provide technical guidance/best practice on implementation of architecture design and standards.
Provide technical assistance to countries and regional networks on the design and deployment of digital health infrastructure.
Contribute to preparation of project reports and presents briefings on proposed and ongoing activities.
Support trainings, webinars, meetings, connectathons, interoperability labs, etc.
Contribute to development and tracking of project work plan, timelines, milestones, resource allocation, and deliverables associated with assigned projects.
Represent Digital Square at workshops, conferences, and other events
Provide technical expertise to the Open Proposal Process by reviewing proposals, identifying opportunities for collaboration between proposals or with other initiatives, and suggesting technical approaches.
Provide project management to approved proposals, including managing deliverables for timeliness and completeness, and providing additional technical oversight and implementation support as needed.
Advise on standards, documentation, and other activities to accelerate reuse and adaptation of existing global goods.

Bachelor’s degree and five (5) to ten (10) years of experience providing technical assistance for healthcare-related ICT interventions in low- and middle-income settings.
Practical experience in health information and disease surveillance systems, interoperability, and international standards; open global health information system software such as, but not limited to, DHIS2, OpenMRS and iHRIS.
Advanced degree in public health or technology-related field (e.g. computer science, international relations, economics) a plus.
Passion for PATH and Digital Square’s mission, as well as for broader global issues of public health, information systems, technology, and international development.
Availability to travel to the field to provide short-term technical assistance.
Fluency in both English and French required.
Location preferred in Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso, or United States. Must have legal authorization to work in the country of PATH office location.