Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS) Recruiting

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18 Sep, 2013

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Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS) is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization dedicated to seeking innovative solutions to strengthen health systems in developing countries for effective service delivery and surveillance of infectious, non-infectious, and neglected tropical diseases.

We focus in three key areas: improve laboratory systems and services critical for disease management, surveillance, and prevention; enhance field surveillance and epidemiological training for relevant animal and human health to mitigate threats posed by diseases; and improve service delivery at all health levels. Our major collaborators include Ministries of Health, the World Health Organisation, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and several bi-lateral organizations.

We are currently seeking an outstanding individual (s) to GHSS to serve as Software Developer for the Ghana Office. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle (i.e. new development and design), design and implement features using PHP and MySQL on the back-end and JavaScript and CSS on the front-end and design complex features and tools to support. Experience working with hospital and Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), will be preferred.

Qualification Required & Experience

The successful candidate should have

•   A degree in Information Technology
•   At least two (2) years experience working as an IT professional
•   Must be proficient in PHP and MYSQL
•   Experienced with MYSQL and database schema design
•   Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
•   Aware of web standards, their purpose, benefits and appropriateness
•   The ability to understand customer experience and create optimal experiences using modern web technologies
•   The ability to work independently and collaborate with a remote development team
•   Excellent communication skills
•   Understanding of AJAX and its appropriate usage
•   Familiar with JavaScript, CSS, and XHTML
•   Experience working with large Java script frameworks, such as JQuery,
•   Experience working with source code version control systems, such as Subversion Git is preferred
•   Ability to prepare detailed project development plans and activity reports
•   Excellent people skills and ability to work in a team.
•   Ability and willingness to travel and work throughout the Country as requested
•   Familiarity with dhis2 platform will be an advantage.


Salary: Very competitive

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

[email protected]  Or  [email protected]

Closing Date: 24 September, 2013
Interview Date: 27th September 2013

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