Current Openings

Reveal Coordinator

Lusaka, Zambia

Akros is looking for a skilled, technical, and detail-orientated coordinator who is able to work with our field-based implementation teams and development partners to ensure the Reveal platform is deployed in multiple countries and to support service delivery across multiple health areas. Best candidates will be ready to jump in and work with our teams and partners for on-time scoping, testing, and field implementation in multiple settings. The Reveal coordinator will work with our Reveal team to implement our catalytic implementation model—to upskill country governments and implementing partners on rolling out Reveal in a sustained fashion.

 

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Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) Epidemiology and Intervention Advisor

Lusaka, Zambia

Akros is seeking an LF Epidemiology and Intervention Advisor to act as the key clinical advisor in the design and development of comprehensive, effective, and feasible diagnostic, case management and referral methodologies and protocols implemented during the anticipated MDA campaign. The Advisor will be responsible for:

  1. Providing primary guidance on the development of comprehensive and effective training materials for community health volunteers on mass drug administration (MDA) protocols, and LF morbidity mapping (MM) best practices
  2. Contributing to the design of effective and feasible referral mechanisms and protocols for patients requiring further care during MDA campaigns
  3. Developing robust data collection tools to screen and capture critical health and morbidity data on identified LF cases

 

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Reveal Product Manager

Lusaka, Zambia

Akros is seeking a product manager to manage the deployment of Akros surveillance solutions throughout the entire lifecycle: gathering requirements, coordinating engineers, assisting with implementation, and related support. The product manager will have a firm grasp of system capabilities among the range of surveillance tools generally accepted and used throughout Africa and Asia: OpenMRS, OpenSRP, ODK, DHIS2, RapidPro, and more. The product manager will also have appropriate levels of software engineering experience, which (s)he will use to guide requirements gathering and translate these into actionable deliverables for subcontracted engineering teams. The product manager will use these complementary skill sets to cast a vision for surveillance solutions in the context of: internal requests from Akros Project Managers/Portfolio Leads, requests for proposals from external clients, concept notes for public presentations and more. The role is visionary and pragmatic.

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Reveal Program Manager—Portuguese Speaker

Maputo, Mozambique

Akros is seeking a skilled, Portuguese-speaking technical program manager who is able to work with our field-based implementation teams in Mozambique, understand the field needs, and translate those into system design and modifications. Best candidates will be ready to jump in and work with our teams to expand an existing platform for smart “spatial intelligence” data collection and intervention planning and take this approach to new areas of health. We envision this person to also work with our implementation teams to understand existing country and use case context, and to configure and deploy the existing open-source platform to swiftly meet the client needs.

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Reveal Program Manager—French-speaking West Africa

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Akros is seeking a skilled, French-speaking technical program manager who is able to work with our field-based implementation teams in West Africa, understand the field needs, and translate those into system design and modifications. Best candidates will be ready to jump in and work with our teams to expand an existing platform for smart “spatial intelligence” data collection and intervention planning and take this approach to new areas of health. We envision this person to also work with our implementation teams to understand existing country and use case context, and to configure and deploy the existing open-source platform to swiftly meet the client needs.

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Information Systems Portfolio Lead

Lusaka, Zambia

Akros is seeking a Portfolio Lead to provide technical, strategic, and programmatic oversight for multiple information systems strengthening projects for health and education. This individual will be responsible for establishing and maintaining positive client relationships, implementing Akros’ standard program management quality assurance procedures, and providing leadership for more junior program managers.

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Senior Applications Software Developer

Lusaka, Zambia

Akros is looking for a consultant who is able to work with our field-based implementation teams, understand the field needs, and translate those to system design and modifications. Ideal candidates will be ready to jump in and work with our teams to expand an existing platform for smart “spatial intelligence” data collection and intervention planning and take this approach to new areas of health. We envision this consultant to also work with our implementation teams to understand existing country and use case context, and to configure and deploy the existing open-source platform to swiftly meet the client needs.

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