SYSTEMS DEVELOPER/ANALYST wanted at Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership (BHP)

Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership (BHP) seeks an assertive, result oriented, strategic thinker with good interpersonal skills to fill the above position.
BHP requires a software developer with analytical skills to join the software development and data management team. BHP makes extensive use of open-source software tools to develop in-house complex critical data systems for its routine laboratory, research laboratory, pharmacy and clinics. The candidate must have a strong software development background and be willing to write code in a team.

Principal Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Director of Data Operations, the candidate will be expected to:
  • Design, develop, maintain and deploy new and existing clinical research, laboratory and survey systems.
  • Prepare for and participate in system and data audits
  • Maintain documentation and adhere to strict change management procedures
  • Prepare datasets for monitoring and analysis
  • Liaise with stakeholders as required
  • Maintain documentation and strict source code version control
  • Test driven development especially unit testing
  • Assist research staff with research data needs

Qualifications and Experience

A bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, similar degree or 3-5 years directly relevant work experience is required. Proficiency in Python, Django, SQL and Linux are significant advantages.
Minimum of three (3) years work experience working with complex data and developing and maintaining data-driven applications in a similar environment. Relevant certifications are an advantage.


Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership (BHP) is a collaborative research and training initiative between Botswana Ministry of Health and the Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health. BHP is dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS and related public health challenges through collaborative research, education and capacity building.

Closing date and application instructions

Qualifying candidates should forward their application letters and detailed CVs to:
Human Resource Manager
Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership
Private Bag BO320
Closing Date: 18 November 2016
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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