Human Resources Information Systems HRIS Developer Consultant Namibia-July 2020

Human Resources Information Systems HRIS Developer Consultant Namibia

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Position Summary
Palladium is seeking an HRIS Developer Consultant to support the USAID-funded Human Resources for Health 2030 (HRH2030) project in Namibia. HRH2030 is a global project that aims to: 1) increase performance and productivity of the health workforce, 2) increase the number, composition of skills, and competence of health personnel, 3) strengthen HRH and Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) leadership and governance capacity, and 4) increase the sustainability of investments in health personnel. HRH2030 is managed by Chemonics; partners of the HRH2030 consortium include: Palladium, URC, Thinkwell, AIHA, AMREF, and Open Development.

HRH2030 Namibia will support the MOH to establish and populated iHRIS with HRH data, institutionalizing the system through integration in regular activities and applying use of the HRIS data to improve decision making for client-centered care. The Developer will support the development and implementation of iHRIS. The Developer will be part of the Palladium-led HRH2030 Namibia team, and on a day-to-day basis report to the Technical Systems Advisor and ultimately to the Project Director.

Location for this position is Namibia. Namibians or those regionally located are highly desired.

Key Responsibilities of the HRIS Developer will include but will not be limited to:
-Under supervision of the Technical Systems Advisor, customize and test the iHRIS software based on the documented system requirements and architecture
-Conduct routine code review with Technical Systems Advisor for feedback and approval
-Write a testing plan and maintain a test log, coordinate support from the CDC HRIS Manager and relevant stakeholders for beta testing and UAT
-Write technical documentation and user manuals for use in training; support training of MOHSS and local partners
-Coordinate data for cleaning and importation to the platform; participate in data collection/entry
-Respond to occasional questions/requests that can be reasonably accommodated alongside other HRH2030 duties
-Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s/College Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Engineering (Computer/Telecommunication) or equivalent (relevant experience may be substituted)
-8+ years of experience in software development working on a PHP project
-Experience working on an interoperability project using SOAP, XML technologies
-Experience with MySQL relational databases
-Experience with Code Igniter Framework
-Experience with Health IT, specifically Health Information Exchange and interoperability standards (e.g., IHE, HL7, OASIS, X12) preferred
-Experience supporting development of interoperability in and across third party solutions (including experience with APIs)
-Experience with heath information systems, and/or human resources information systems highly desirable; specific experience with iHRIS highly preferred
-Experience working on a team for a donor-supported project is desired
-Strong skills in technical documentation and demonstrated experience with training users
-Excellent organizational and time management skills
-Adaptable to rapidly changing environment

Application Process
Eligible candidates meeting the required qualifications and experience should send applications with detailed cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV).  The cover letter must clearly outline how work and educational experience matches each of the responsibilities and qualifications above. Submit application to: The deadline for applications is 25 August 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged


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