Data Manager, South Sudan

The Carter Center

About the organization

The Carter Center's Guinea Worm Eradication Program provides technical and financial support to national Guinea Worm Eradication Programs in countries endemic with Guinea worm to help stop transmission of the disease.
The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.


The incumbent will provide technical support (on behalf of the Carter Center) to the Ministry of Health, Republic of South Sudan, Guinea Worm Eradication Program (SSGWEP) related to data collection, editing, processing, reporting, and analysis. They will supervise and monitor the SSGWEP data management systems by providing direct, day-to-day monitoring, management, and oversight of the same. Using the appropriate computer software (e.g. Microsoft Excel), the incumbent will ensure entry of all data is made in a timely manner and accurately reflects report hard copies. They will evaluate the usefulness of current analyses for understanding transmission dynamics of Guinea worm and make recommendations for adjustments as needed. The purpose of this position is to increase internal analytical capacity of the SSGWEP, ensure the integrity of the data and of analyses and to increase the capacity of the program’s Data Management Team. The Data Manager is a supervisory position to the Data Team and should provide direct support, management and training for the Data Team. The incumbent will work under the general direction of The Director of the SSGWEP, and will be directly supervised by the Carter Center’s Country Representative. The position is based in Juba with 2 weeks every month visiting field locations.


• Demonstrated ability to build team work.
• Ability to make sound work judgments under difficult conditions, and to become technically effective with minimal level of attention from supervisors.
• Sound personal and professional conduct, and respect for the work of The Carter Center and of the Ministry of Health, Republic of South Sudan.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply, please send CV and cover letter to [email protected] Subject line must include: Application Data Manager, South Sudan Position. All documents must be in Microsoft word or PDF format. In the body of the e-mail, please indicate where you saw the job posting.

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