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Systems Administrator – Malaria, Zambia Evidence for Health

Tetra Tech

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 22/06/2022.

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# Job Description

Systems International MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington,
D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering
results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and
evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and
accountability; ; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and
leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90
countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico,
Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support
clients ranging from the U.S. Government e.g., the U.S. Agency for
International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of
State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation to large bilateral
and multilateral donors e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations
Development Program. We also work with national and local governments,
nongovernmental organizations NGOs, think tanks, foundations and
universities. For more information, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

The Zambia Evidence for Health E4H activity is a five-year project funded by
USAID/Zambia and implemented by MSI, in close collaboration the Government of
Zambia GRZ Ministry of Health MOH. The goal of the project is to
strengthen national health data and information for improved evidence-based
decision making and planning in the Zambian health sector. The activity
supports the strategic objectives of USAID/Zambia, the President’s Emergency
Plan for AIDS Relief PEPFAR and the President’s Malaria Initiative PMI.

Please note: Only Zambian citizens are eligible for this position.

Position Summary:

The Systems Administrator – Malaria will support Malaria HIS development and
backstop system related challenges. The Administrator will work closely with
the Surveillance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Operations Research division of
the National Malaria Elimination Centre NMEC at MOH. This role will manage
and coordinate the development, installation, and review of the Malaria
program information systems to facilitate efficient and effective
accessibility as well as the flow of information in the malaria program. The
Administrator will make technical decisions with minimal supervision, ensure
adherence to safety and health regulations and will be responsible for all
government resources. This role will report to the Head of Unit at the
Surveillance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Operations Research, NMEC but will
require direct reporting to the Surveillance and Information Officer,
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Senior HMIS Advisor, and Data Management
Specialist. This is a long-term assignment based in Lusaka, Zambia and could
potentially run from August 2022 – March 2025.


Information Analysis

–>Manage and effectively coordinate the analysis of malaria information needs and usage to establish appropriate programmatic actions.

Systems Development

–>Manage and coordinate timely the development and review of malaria information systems to ensure user friendly systems.
–>Integrate additional District Health Information System 2 DHIS2 modules and repositories for testing.
–>Support the development and maintenance of malaria data collection platforms.

Maintenance and Service

–>Manage and coordinate service and maintenance procedures to prevent/minimize loss of malaria and related health data regularly.
–>Provide timely troubleshooting of database and data systems to maintain functionality as and when problems arise.
–>Support the upgrading of the Malaria Rapid Reporting DHIS2 test and production instances to ensure compatibility with the mobile reporting tools used for malaria surveillance.

Monitoring and Evaluation

–>Manage and coordinate monitoring and evaluation of data systems and developing activities to implement appropriate interventions regularly.

System Inspection

–>Supervise and undertake periodical inspection on malaria data integrity, security, and accessibility to ensure validation.


–>Undertake timely preparation of the unit budget to facilitate financial resource mobilization.

Performance Management

–>Develop respective work plans to monitor and evaluate performance


–>Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent required. Master’s degree in public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, or a related field preferred.
–>Minimum five years of professional experience in implementing tasks related to developing in-house software to complement the DHIS2, reviewing and updating existing programs and data platforms, managing systems performance, troubleshooting, and providing technical support identifying and fixing systems defects/debugging, supporting data architecture, generating reports, and mitigating potential risks required.
–>Experience working in a malaria or related field preferred.
–>Experience in preparing comprehensive, analytical, and technical reports required.
–>Strong computer, initiative, and interpersonal skills and ability to meet deadlines.
–>Fluency in English, written and oral, is required.

MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We
strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and
identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.

We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including
race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or
disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance
with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and
employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or
physical disability needs.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with
Disabilities/Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to
request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please
visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment
team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable
accommodations for candidates.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No
phone calls, please.

Additional Information

–>Organization: 216 MSI

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Closing Date : 30th June, 2022.

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