Senior GIS Technical Lead at eHealth Africa

eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems. We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information, streamline clinical procedures, and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes.We are seeking to employ a suitable qualified candidate for the position below:Job Title: Senior GIS Technical LeadLocation: KanoJob SummaryThe Senior GIS Technical Lead supports the GIS Department Manager with planning, organizing and supervision of the day to day activities of the technical operations team within the GIS Department.S/he supports the maintenance and management of all databases, equipment, software and servers.S/he provides day to day technical support/supervision to the team.Essential duties and ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, the Senior GIS Technical Lead will work under the supervision of the GIS Department Manager to perform the following responsibilities:Provides daily supervision and coordination support to the GIS team.Provides day to day technical assistance and support to the GIS team.Supervises the development of processes to automate tasks for efficient management of the GIS database and system.Supervises the documentation of technical processes and requirements.Performs advanced geospatial processing and analysis.Provides direct GIS applications and software technical support.Supports the GIS Manager in the training and development of the eHealth Africa GIS team.Supports business development activities within the department (e.g. proposal writing).Supervises the management of all databases, equipment, software and servers.Identifies opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of GIS programming and systems.Provides technical best practices and guidelines for use, management, integration and compliance.Performs any other duties assigned by Management.Ensures compliance with laws and regulations.May frequently travel between company work-sites. Some international travel may be required.Presents a professional demeanor at all times. Approaches others in a tactful manner. Reacts well. under pressure. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Accepts responsibility for own actions. Responds well to supervisor requests and feedback.Is consistently at work and on time.Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.Attends and participates in annual strategic planning meetings, country management meetings, staff meetings, training classes and supervision.Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

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