Jobs at Ministry of Health June 15, 2022

Ministry of Health would like to invite competent applicants for the Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Expert position.


Closing Date: June 25, 2022

Job Summary

Ethiopian health system is composed of six main building blocks: Health service delivery; health workforces; health information system; health financing, medical technologies (including pharmaceutical products; vaccines and other technologies); and leadership & governance. Health workforce should work in a responsive, fair and efficient ways in order to achieves better health outcomes. The performance of health workforce depends on production, distribution and retention of trained health workforce in the health system.

In order to make the right decision at policy level the system needs strong HRIS system which helps in the decision making process and decide on the expansion and minimization of the health workforce. To take the decision making problem as well as the fore mentioned problems MoH in collaboration with Tulane University has developed and implemented an electronic web-based HRIS in order to meet the growing need of high quality data/ information on human resources in the health systems to inform decision making at national, regional and lower levels.

Roles and responsibilities :

  • Mainly work on National Health work force data, data collection, organizing, compiling, analyzing and reporting to MoH for decision purpose on monthly, quarterly and annually.
  • Generally, support the team members in collecting, organizing, analyzing, and manipulating HRH data for decisions making.
  • Will support the HRIS system implementation, troubleshooting.
  • Will develop the capacity of the team working in the HRIS system,
  • Will support on proposal writing for studies to be done by the department related with human resource,
  • Generate evidence from the HRIS for decision making,
  • Support development of intervention recommendations to address gaps related to the HRIS system,
  • Other support as requested by the Ministry of Health, HRA Directorate, and RHBs.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.
  •  *As new priories emerge, MoH/RHB may periodically revise the TOR for this position.

Work Station: Regional Health Bureaus of Afar and Gabella Regions( One for each)

Required Number: one

Reports to: HRIS Team Leader/ HRAD Director at RHBs

Duration of Position: One year with high possibility of extension subject to performance

Job Requirements

  • M.Sc. in Health Informatics, IT, MIS, Information Systems, Database Management with 3 years relevant experience for Second degree OR  BSc/BA in Health Informatics, IT, MIS, Information Systems 5 years relevant experience in data analysis and/or in data management and HRIS related areas.
  • Relevant experience in implementation and support of HRIS software and Database management System.
  • Experience with policy and national strategic plan development preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically.
  • And to work flexibly and independently with multiple reporting relationships.
  • Emotional intelligence and personal maturity and a passion for improving healthcare delivery.
  • Experience in evidence-based medicine, quality improvement, data-driven decision making and program evaluation
  • English proficiency required.
  • Track record of good working relationship with HRIS, Data analysis and database management system.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application letter with non-returnable CVs and copies of their all documents together with original documents to Ministry of Health, Human Resource Directorate, within 10 consecutive  days. Failure to do so, you fail to apply. Qualifying women are encouraged to apply.



Physical Address: Ledeta Sub-city, In-front of Goma Kuteba, around Senga-Tera


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