Digital Health Advisor at IntraHealth: (Deadline 25 February 2022)

Digital Health Advisor at IntraHealth: (Deadline 25 February 2022)

Digital Health Advisor at IntraHealth: (Deadline 25 February 2022)



KG 546 Street 1

P.O.Box 6639-Kigali

Tel.: + (250) 738795924

Kacyiru, Kigali



At IntraHealth, we are a global team of creative, committed humanitarians on a mission. We are advocates, technologists, health workers, and communicators. Program officers, finance experts, and technical leaders. We are passionate and diverse. And we’re united in our belief that everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive. That’s why we work every day to improve the performance of health workers around the world and strengthen the systems in which they work.

For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work. Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we have built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective.  Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.

IntraHealth seeks a qualified digital health professional to fill the position of Digital Health Advisor for the USAID Ingobyi Activity. The USAID Ingobyi Activity is a five-year cooperative agreement to improve the quality of reproductive, Maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) and malaria services, in a sustainable manner with the goal of reducing neonatal, child and maternal mortality in Rwanda. The Ingobyi Activity builds upon the tremendous gains Rwanda has made in the health sector as well as previous USAID investments in the health sector to provide a healthier, more productive future for all Rwandans. Ingobyi works to improve the availability, quality, and utilization of RMNCH and malaria services with resilience and sustainability. In addition, IntraHealth International is supporting the MoH in the fight against COVID-19.


IntraHealth/USAID Ingobyi Activity seeks to recruit three Digital Health Advisors to support digitalization of community health program (CHP) efforts, including piloting of community Electronic Medical Record(cEMR). Under the direct supervision of the Digital Health Team Lead, the advisor will implement district and community level digitalization activities. S/he will conduct training of cEMR users, convenes monthly data review meetings, produce analytical reports from district level meetings, and serve as part of the technical support team for cEMR users.


  • In collaboration with MOH and RBC, planning, and supporting training of cEMR users at all levels.
  • Monitoring the cEMR piloting implementations in assigned districts and providing inputs and recommendations for improvement.
  • Supervising implementation in assigned districts and providing leadership and support for successful piloting of the cEMR.
  • Organizing district level monthly data review meetings, produce analytical reports from district level meetings.
  • Coordinating and supervising evaluation activities to support learning as well as documenting lessons learned and best practices to support responsive decision-making and countrywide scale up of cEMR.
  • Leading documentation of implementation processes and lessons learned from assigned districts to inform improvements of the cEMR pilot and subsequent scale-up countrywide.
  • Serving as part of the technical support team and providing timely support to community health workers and other EMR users.
  • Regularly reporting progress and deviations to the supervisor and other relevant technical teams.
  • Performing any other related duties, as required by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree with three years of experience or master’s degree with two years of experience in computer science or medical informatics.
  • Experience in supporting implementation of electronic medical record systems or experience relating to project management or business analysis of information systems.


  • Analytical skills to understand the EMR needs of users in community health program context.
  • Proactive technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent follow-up, time management and organization skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
  • Strong editing, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to coordinate several project activities simultaneously.


Managing Performance: Ability to plan and design practices, processes and procedures that allow for effective management of people, resources and processes to optimize overall organizational performance. Managing for performance includes the ability to delegate and encourage growth and leadership across the team(s) as part of maximizing performance and productivity.

Strategic Thinking: Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization- and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision-making processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable business plans.

Effective Communication (Oral & Written): Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors

Risk Management: Knowledge of processes, tools and techniques for assessing and controlling the organization’s exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

Innovation: Develops new, better or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives within assigned role that result in improvement of IntraHealth’s performance and meeting objectives, results and global commitments.

Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high-quality results for IntraHealth’s success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.


  • Motivation letter
  • Copies of notarized degrees and certificates compiled in one PDF document
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae f maximum 3 pages with three references and their contacts. The referencing should be made of the current supervisor, previous supervisor, and academic supervisors contacts.


Please apply by February 25, 2022. Shortlisting and interviews will be done on rolling basis until the position is filled. Only applicants fulfilling the above requirements will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within two weeks from the submission, consider your application unsuccessful   


IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.  We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.  This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


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