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Data Repository Senior Technical Manager At The Futures Group

Date Posted: 27/Sep/2013
Deadline: 20/Oct/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
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  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location ,Lagos

 

Company Profile

 

Futures Group, the global consulting firm, helps to protect and promote people’s well-being around the world. For 40 years, Futures Group has created lasting solutions to some of the most pressing public health challenges facing nations. We predict future health and development trends, uncover barriers to well-being, and forge on-the-ground partnerships to ensure lasting change.

 

Position Summary

 

The Data Repository Senior Technical Manager will advise and provide technical expertise to the Chief of Party, and broader project team.   This individual will lead the project’s strategy for and implementation of the data warehouse, define the business and information requirements,  resolve high-level business and information issues, coach the team in the development of the data warehousing solution, provide continuity in all major data warehousing solution decisions, and determine how technology can be applied to meet the client’s needs.  The work requires innovation, often with very little guidance. There is an organizational reliance on the knowledge, initiative and experience of the Data Repository Senior Technical Manager. Work is very technical in nature and knowledge is specialized.    

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide essential skills in Health Integrated Enterprise (HIE) to foster EMR coding of information for interoperability with the data repository
  • Define the hardware and infrastructure setup both at the data repository level and at client node level for effective data access
  • Determine/ propose the protocol to be used to ‘anonymize’ on upload and ‘de-anonymize’ on download of patient level data, and be able to lead consensus building sessions for the same
  • Lead in development of data repository standards and SOPs on uploading, storage and extraction of data
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, large, robust data repository for HIV/AIDS care and treatment at MOH
  • Lead technical responsibility for development of national HIV/AIDS data repository
  • Lead in design, modeling, and architecture of robust data repository platform
  • Lead technical responsibility to integrate data from different data sources into data repository solution
  • Lead the information gathering and documentation process in consultation with the Ministries of Health
  • Resolve performance, database issues associated with maintaining and enhancing large data repository
  • Come up with strategies to popularize the use and utility of the data repository
  • Supervise developers and provide performance feedback and reviews
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, IT, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • 8 years of experience applying data warehousing tools
  • Demonstrated experience with requirements gathering, documentation, and conceptualization of solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience developing implementation framework for data warehouse
  • Expert knowledge in IT domains and ability to design and conduct trainings on related topics
  • Knowledge of various EMRs in Nigeria is an added advantage
  • Experience working in all stages of the development life cycle of data warehouse
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Project management principles. 
  • Experience with SQL Server or other relational databases; experience with Tableau or other business intelligence tools
  • A broad and extensive knowledge of IT principles, methods and techniques; analytical skills and superior knowledge of project management principles to manage projects and work with multi-disciplinary teams
  •  Verbal skills are required to communicate technical information to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise as referenced above
  • Good writing skills are required to develop and articulate data warehouse strategy and implementation plan and present ideas to various audiences.
  • Strong understanding of public health and EMR systems in Nigeria.
  • Understanding of emerging / new technologies and potential application.
  • Proven experience facilitating training events.
  • Ability to synthesize information and utilize communication approaches to disseminate that information.
  • Analytical skills are required to conceptualize the development of IT architectures and frameworks

Application Details

 

Please submit the following information to [email protected] before October 20, 2013.

  1. An updated CV
  2. A completed application through our website: www.futuresgroup.com  

 

Please state “Data Repository Senior Technical Manager - Nigeria” in the subject line of the email and indicate where you first saw this advertisement.  Futures Group provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

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