Code-Bounty/Senior eHealth Fellow – Ministry of Health Ghana iHRIS Manage Customizations

Code-Bounty/Senior eHealth Fellow – Ministry of Health Ghana iHRIS Manage Customizations


CapacityPlus, the USAID global flagship project for Human Resources for Health, has been globally supporting human resources information system (HRIS) strengthening.  In Ghana, CapacityPlus is working with various stakeholders to support the establishment of a national HRIS focusing on the health workforce.  This Senior eHealth Fellowship will implement the customizations requested by Ghana's Ministry of Health for their iHRIS Manage implementation.

eHealth Fellow Responsibilities and Scope of Work

  • Work closely with CapacityPlus HRIS team throughout assignment
  • Customizations will be based on version 4.1 of the iHRIS software as customized for the western Africa region
  • Maintain regular communication with the Ghana national IT team to ensure skills transfer and to ensure customizations are as intended
  • Provide proper documentation on installation of customized iHRIS, backup procedures, and other topics as needed
  • Write at least one blog article about the development process and which contains the consultant’s contact information

Methodology and Available Resource Materials

The chosen candidate will have access to CapacityPlus and HRIS team members as well as all needed documentation.



Period of Performance

The assignment will take place during May-June 2012


  • Ability to communicate fluently in English.
  • Documented experience in customizing iHRIS
  • Documented experience in providing remote support for      iHRIS
  • Ability to work well with a team

Submitting Applications

Interested and qualified candidates should send a CV and cover letter to Brooke Buchanan at  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until  May 18, 2012 or until the fellowship is filled. Cover letters should include the expected number of days to complete the assignment, expected daily rate in US$ at 8 hrs/day. Please note, daily rates less than $50 are preferred.