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Senior Health Informatics and Health Information Exchange Specialist

Job Description

APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte, formerly known as AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian organization in the provision of prevention, care and treatment services to patients with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis; Malaria; Reproductive Health; Family Planning; Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and other non-communicable diseases of public health significance.


Job ID: api-81826
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Summary


  • PHIS3 seeks a Specialist to work on the Health Information Systems (HIS) development and HIS exchange solutions.
  • The Specialist will provide the technical expertise and support necessary systems to facilitate effective HIS solutions development i.e. Lab Data Management Systems (LDMS), EMR integration/interoperable tools, and other ETLs.
  • The successful candidate will work with other units to design and develop health information systems.
  • He/She will report directly to the Public Health Information Systems Advisor in activity implementation and management.


    • Design and develop Health Information Systems software solutions.
    • Troubleshoot performance and data issues on existing systems.
    • Support the implementation of the appropriate data management platforms as needed.
    • Develop/Manage Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS) and installations.
    • Support project teams in preparing project activities for presentation at PHIS3 or stakeholder level.
    • Ability to interact with a broad range of end-users and use various technical resources to provide support.
    • Improves data integration by designing and evaluating new data interchange formats.
    • Integrate Lab equipment into existing data systems (EMR, NDR, SORMAS, etc.)
    • Execute development and integration activities (planning, execution, testing, deployment, and post-implementation support) of existing and new solutions.
    • Run checks to ensure the security and confidentiality of identifiable health data.
    • Maintenance and upgrade of Health Information Systems (HIS) hardware and software used for program Monitoring, Quality Improvement, and Evaluation.
    • Demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of stakeholders on technical development tools, analysis, and procedures.
    • Conduct capacity-building sessions for the Government of Nigeria, Implementing partners, and PHIS3 staff respectively.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Education + Experience

    • B.Sc / M.Sc in Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science discipline or relevant certification.
    • Five (5) years of experience providing high-level Health system development, management, and maintenance.
    • Strong technical knowledge of Lab systems integration/configurations and installation.
    • At least five (5) or more years of experience in Software Development, Database Management.
    • Supervise the deployment of the developed software and database tools to sites.
    • Experience in developing and managing a Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS)
    • High-level software analysis and design skills.
    • Solid coding skills in more than one programming language (Javascript, Java, C# .NET, Python)
    • Five (5)+ years experience with data warehousing environments and corresponding concepts (Development of Metadata, Business Rules, Data Forms, Mapping, and Data Loads)
    • Strong technical knowledge of admin/metadata tools, security, and ETL.
    • Ability to maintain system stability, support multiple versions and optimize the production database and the ETL.
    • Familiarity within PEPFAR HIV/AIDS programs, the Nigerian public sector health system and HIV/AIDS response.
    • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) is an added advantage.
    • Proven working experience in health systems development.
    • Familiarity with database design, documentation, and coding.
    • Experience in API and other interoperability layer software.
    • Problem-solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
    • Must speak and write fluent English, skills in oral and written communication.
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite,
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve data and performance issues within the data warehouse framework.

    Application Closing Date
    17th May, 2024.

    Method of Application 
    Interested and qualified candidates should:

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: May 8, 2024
  • Job Location (Country):Nigeria
  • Job Location (State): FCT
  • Salary Offer: (NGN) 0 - 0 / Monthly
  • Application Deadline: May 17, 2024
  • Gender: Not required
  • Bachelors
  • Qualification Bachelors
  • Experience: 5 Year
  • Employment Status: Full-time

About the Company

National Electronic Labour Exchange
  • Company Name: National Electronic Labour Exchange
  • Address:Central Business District
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