Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Employment Opportunities at RTI International January 2018

Employment Opportunities at RTI International January 2018

RTI International is one of the world, leading research institutes. We work Ali 
governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and 
partners to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 5,000 tackles hundreds of projects to address complex social and scientific challenges facing our clients and the people and communities they serve. Our experts hold  degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory  sciences, and international development fields. RTI works in more than 75 countries and maintains offices on  four continents. Our headquarters is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Our dedication to  innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the  world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions. 

Tanzania: HIV Infrastructure Advisor II 
RTI is seeking an Infrastructure Advisor who will provide technical advice to CDC Tanzania as part of a project team, working on schemes through all stages of a project's procurement and development. The Advisor will develop  knowledge of fundamental project issues for a range of sectors, but particularly social infrastructure for a CDC HIV  infrastructure development project. He/she will manage projects, including financial, technical and contractual matters  and compliance with internal quality procedures and directives. 

Qualifications: BA/BS and at least 5 years' experience advising on infrastructure projects. Significant project  experience in the social infrastructure sector, experience engaging the private anti public s.tors to build and manage  alliances and facilitate resources to achieve expected results in productive infrastructure projects. Experience reviewing engineering and infrastructure studies and analyses, infrastructure designs and inspections of public and  private sector funded initiatives. Experience working with and managing a range of clients and stakeholders including  Tanzanian government authorities and/or lenders. Strong oral and written communication skills in English required. Experience of preparing basic financial models preferred. Evidence of working on varied technical topics and flexibility to adapt knowledge to areas outside immediate experience. 

Tanzania: Health Information Systems Advisor 
RTI is seeking a Health Information Systems (HIS) Advisor who will support CDC Tanzania in providing technical  assistance to the Tanzanian govemment to integrate and coordinate surveillance and programmatic data analysis to support decision-making for planning and policy needs, including cataloguing, reviewing, a. tracking of health-related  data available in country. The HIS Advisor will work with partners and Tanzanian Ministry of Health (MOH) counterparts  to design and develop a national HIS integration framework. The framework will integrate health data from all existing, diverse data sources, and will provide a secure environment for users to extract consolidated public health data. This coordination of surveillance and programmatic data analyses will support decision making for planning and policy  needs, including cataloguing, reviewing, and tracking of health related data available in country. 

Qualifications: University degree in information systems. ICT systems/business analysis or business and management. At least 6 years demonstrated experience in healthcare-related database and data warehouse design  and development for U.S. Government-funded projects, other internationally funded programs, Tanzanian NG0s, or private sector. Strong knowledge and experience in data warehouse principles and technology. Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modeling. Strong knowledge  and experience with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of  application programming interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer. Knowledge of DHIS 2 data structures, analytic,  data visualization, data import/export capabilities, and API desired. Strong oral and written communication skills in English required. 

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to globalhealthresearch@rti.org. Please use Indicate position  title(only) in the subject line. 

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Source: The Guardian January 30, 2018 

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