The Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI) is a renowned African-led research institute that seeks solutions to Africas health challenges.It is located within the University of the Witwatersrand and addresses some of the greatest public health concerns affecting our region, including HIV and its related problems, sexual and reproductive health, and vaccinology.

Main purpose of the job

  • To coordinate and manage all ICT and HMIS systems in line with the donor, DoH and program objectives


  • Lejweleputswa District, Free State – Welkom Regional Office

Key Performance Areas

Database development and management

  • Translate business needs to technical specifications
  • Design, build and deploy internal systems and solutions (e.g., reporting tools)
  • Maintain and support data analytics platforms

Data Systems Support

  • Conduct hardware assessments of all facility IT equipment used specifically for capturing data
  • Install anti-virus to ensure all PCs are regularly updated
  • Review all operating systems and test functionality

ICT Coordination & Knowledge management

  • Manage and monitor application configurations
  • Manage and Monitor application performance against Service Level Agreements (SLA) and business requirements
  • Install and upgrade software and applications according to the users needs

Effective self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback

Required minimum education and training

  • Degree in ICT, BSc/BA in Computer Science, or similar discipline
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Knowledge of SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Excellent data presentation skills (primarily MS Excel and PowerPoint) and a good understanding of statistical analysis and data analytics

Desirable additional education, work experience, and personal abilities

  • Be proactive agent influencing positive change with external stakeholders with the ability to develop and maintain relationships at all levels of Wits RHI and partner organizations
  • Positive, energetic team leader with an ability to adapt to complex situations, manage stress, deliver goals pro-actively

Required minimum work experience

  • 1-3 years developing, implementing, and managing information systems including Health Management Information Systems such as [URL Removed] DHIS and others
  • Proven experience developing software programs and managing complex data
  • Working with donor-driven programs
  • Database capacity building and mentoring
  • Report writing
  • Valid SA drivers license


  • Only if you meet the minimum job requirements and experienceas mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV. Please Apply Online
  • Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position
  • The closing date: 20September 2021
  • Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates
  • Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful
  • In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto

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AJ Personnel does not have any salary or other information regarding the position

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund

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