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Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation — Malawi (BCM-CFM) is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the Malawi government in the health sector. Our Mission is to provide high-quality, high-impact, highly ethical pediatric and family-centered health care, health professional training and clinical research, focused on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, malnutrition and other conditions impacting the health and well-being of children and families worldwide. The Baylor-Tingathe program was designed in 2008 to respond to suboptimal uptake of PMTCT and pediatric HIV services In Malawi The program seeks to support Malawi in reaching the ambitious UNAIDS 95-95-95 goals, by improving the identification of HIV-positive persons, timely treatment initiation, and long-term engagement in care. The program is funded by USAID, and is currently operating in 7 districts in Malawi. Baylor-Malawi is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of:


Location: Lilongwe

Reporting to: M&E Lead


This position is responsible for all health informatics related activities across Baylor Tingathe Outreach program. This includes central database development and management, and site-based EMR system support. The Health Informatics Officer will work closely with the M&E team to develop systems for Tingathe data management and EMR support.


  • Development of a central data repository for all Tingathe-related program data
  • Management of Tingathe program mobile data collection tools using SurveyCTO
  • Provide user support, training, troubleshooting, management, and technical support of all informatics platforms used by Tingathe (Point of Care EMR, eMastercard system, DHIS2, SurveyCTO)
  • Server management, database support and backup
  • Create tools and procedures for data cleaning and conduct regular data quality audits
  • Submit reports to program lead as needed
  • Create SOPs for data management for Tingathe Programs
  • Work closely with Program and M&E teams to design and create new initiatives for data management and database development
  • Any other duties as may be delegated from time to time.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or any other relevant field.
  • At least 3 years of experience working with healthcare information systems (DHIS2, OpenMRS, etc.) and data collection applications (SurveyCTO, Open Data Kit, CommCare, etc.)
  • Proficiency with at least one programming language (SQL, C++, Python, Java etc) or databases and a strong understanding of computer and programming logic Knowledge with HTML coding a plus.
  • Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency in MS Excel, MS Access or PowerBI and good quantitative analysis skills
  • Experience working with Monitoring and Evaluation, health data management a plus
  • Project management experience in the private or public sector, with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership, including living and working in a resource limited setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork, and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities
  • Availability for up to 25% domestic travel to different districts in the country
  • Experience in community health or global health settings in a non-governmental organization or USAID funded projects (desirable).


Applications must include the following:
  • A motivation letter providing explanation and detail on how the applicant satisfies the required candidate profile
  • A current Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information of two (2) traceable referees who are not relatives.


Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should address their applications to:

For physical delivery:

The Executive Director

Baylor College of Medicine –Children’s Foundation Malawi

Private Bag B397

Pink Building, off Presidential Way, in Golden Peacock Shopping Centre Complex

Area 13/92 City Centre



Tel: +265-1-751-047


Closing date for receiving applications is 19th June, 2020.

Only short listed applicants will be acknowledged

Skills Required

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