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HIV/STI Information Officer (MIS/IT 4) (Band 7) (Vacant)

(Salary: $3,501,526.00 per annum)




Reporting to the Programme Coordinator, the HIV/STI Information Officer will be responsible for maintaining and upgrading monitoring and evaluation databases that will efficiently and effectively track HIV (including EMTCT and PrEP), STIs and TB.



  • HIV/STI/TB management information systems, user manuals and other documents reviewed.
  • Liaise with and guide firms/consultants undertaking software modifications.
  • Databases for project operations designed and maintained.
  • Software modifications monitored.
  • Systems are tested, refined and fully implemented.




Technical Responsibilities

  • Assists in the maintenance and upgrading of databases for HIV (including PrEP and EMTCT), STI and TB for monitoring and evaluating the National HIV/STI/TB programme at national, regional and parish levels.
  • Liaises with the health and management information systems of the Ministry of Health & Wellness and other related agencies.
  • Defines the feasibility to incorporate new information requirements into existing MIS of the HIV/STI/TB programme.
  • Propose terms of reference for major modifications of software to accommodate new information requirements for all databases.
  • Participate in the analysis of the feasibility to upgrade hardware and software according to the requirements for information systems.
  • Identify data/reporting needs for monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Train and support end users in data entry, data manipulation and retrieval of reports from databases.
  • Provide routine technical support for all databases.
  • Prepare a data management implementation plan for the relevant funding entities. 
  • Assist regions, parishes and sites with matters related to the databases that are managed by the HIV/STI/TB Unit.
  • Liaise with key developers to trouble shoot and rectify back end technical matters affecting the functionality of the database.
  • Provide technical support and assist with the management of data visualization tools (e.g. Power BI) for programme monitoring.
  • The incumbent may, from time to time, be assigned duties not specifically outlined within the job description but are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from a person occupying this position.



  • Stipulated deadlines are consistently achieved. 
  • Objectives are achieved. 
  • Confidentiality of information obtained on the job is preserved.


Minimum Required Education and Experience  

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Informatics, Health Statistics or related discipline
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in Database Management


Kindly submit a cover letter and resume along with the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of two (2) references, one of whom must be a former or current supervisor.


Applications with résumés are to be submitted no later than Friday, July 12, 2024 to: 


Senior Director

Human Resource Management & Development

Ministry of Health & Wellness

10A Chelsea Avenue

Kingston 10

Email: jobs@moh.gov.jm

The Ministry of Health & Wellness thanks all applicants for their interest, but only those shortlisted will be contacted.