Chief Surveillance & Information Management

by May 4, 2024Jobs0 comments

Chief Surveillance & Information Management


  • Grade:  Ex2
  • Division: Federal
  • Department: Surveillance & Information
  • Location: Islamabad

This Job Description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as an exhaustive description of all the work requirements inherent in the job.


The Common Management Unit is a government organization, managing The Global Fund grants to implement AIDS, TB & Malaria care projects all over the country through public and private sector organizations.The  Chief Surveillance & Information management  will be  responsible for overseeing the implementation, and management of surveillance and information technology systems and providing guidance for evidence based strategic planning,  for control of three diseases   The CSIM will have  a crucial role in aligning technology with the organization’s goals and objectives, ensuring the efficient and secure use of information systems, and driving innovation in disease control strategies


  • Oversee the data collection, analysis, and interpretation of surveillance data and to ensure complete DHIS2 quality assured data collection, validation and review.
  • Develop and implement surveillance strategies for all three disease programs and monitor epidemiological trends, patterns and track disease outbreaks, and other health-related concerns.
  • Facilitate  To identify needs for implementation of special surveys, facilitate in development of survey protocol and guide implementation of the surveys and inventory studies for TB, Malaria and HIV/AIDS.
  • To lead periodic National and subnational Epi reviews for three diseases AIDS, TB and malaria
  • To organize and convene quarterly surveillance meeting and dessimnate report on completion of activity
  • To contribute in country dialogue and consultations for important surveillance strategies necessary for the SDG performance linked to ending TB, and Malaria and HIV/AIDS
  • Coordinate with relevant National authorities and international agencies like WHO to ensure timely and accurate reporting of surveillance data.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to establish effective surveillance systems and protocols, conduct risk assessments and develop strategies to mitigate potential health threats.
  • Develop Section policies, guidelines and procedures in keeping with technological developments, e.g., strategy for long-term preservation and retrievability of electronic records.
  • Conducts policy-oriented research and evaluates applications and cost-effectiveness of services in relation to technology options and provide guidance on the applicability of information technology
  • Develop budgted work plans, advocate for  allocation of adequate resources to support surveillance activities and ensure effective  management of resources
  • To facilitate capacity building activities of CMU and provincial staff on surveillance including data collection, analysis, reporting and data use for evidence generation.
  • Stay updated on emerging surveillance systems, technologies, methodologies, and best practices in the field of public health.


Within Division or Department
Program manager and advisors all disease program

Data sharing , planning , advisory


  • Qualification: MBBS , MPH
  • Max Age 50 Years
  • Experience Minimum 10 Years Extensive experience in health surveillance  & Information Management, with 3 years working experience on a leadership role
  • MBBS with Master in Public Health.Candidate with PhD in public health strongly prefered and preferably having peer reviewed publications in Internationals Journals/National Journals will be preferd. Minimum 10 Years Extensive experience in health surveillance  & Information Management, with 3 years working experience on a leadership role. Candidates with higher relevant qualification, experience in surveillance specific to three diseases and publication/s in peer reviewed journals  or published reports on relevant topic will be preferred.  Evidence of working experience in projects is required.
  • Skills Set: Strong knowledge of surveillance methodologies, data analysis, and interpretation. Familiarity with public health systems, disease surveillance networks, and reporting mechanisms. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and report writing  skills is reqjuired.


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