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FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Technical Writer for an anticipated five-year PEPFAR/CDC funded project in Malawi whose goal is to strengthen health information systems at the facility, district, and central levels to improve the quality, integration, and effectiveness of service delivery across care points. It will build on existing HIS infrastructure by providing reliable data for both district and national reporting, as well as contributing to a reliable National Health Data Repository that will support surveillance and epidemiological activities.
Position Summary: Reporting to M&E Director, the Technical Writer will lead the development of system user and technical documentation to support EMR deployment and prepare system instruction manuals, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily. S/He will be responsible to develop, gather, and disseminate technical information among the program team, end users to inform system improvements and deployment. S/he will also research on EMR development to inform drafting of instructional documents in simple language with minimal technical jargon for ease of understanding. Applying the knowledge of the user of the systems, she/he will serve as part of a team conducting usability studies to help improve the design and development and/or improvement of system. The position will be based in Lilongwe. Malawian nationals and residents are encouraged to apply.
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