Health Data Analyst, Equatorial Guinea

Medical Care Development Inc.

About the organization

MCDI is seeking an experienced Health Data Analyst to join the Bioko Island Malaria Elimination Project (BIMEP) Team overseeing and managing the monitoring and evaluation component of the project. The BIMEP is funded by the Government of Equatorial Guinea and Marathon Oil Company and its partners, which seeks to substantially reduce and eventually eliminate morbidity and mortality caused by malaria on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. Qualified candidates with subject matter expertise in infectious disease surveillance and informatics are preferred. This role will work in collaboration with the BIMEP Senior Program Manager, National HIS Officer, National Operations/GIS Officer, BIMEP M&E Officer, BIMEP Malaria Coordinator, and the BIMEP Case Management Officer.

Duties

Essential Job Functions

• Lead the implementation of the DHIS2 in Equatorial Guinea, conducting quality control assurance and administrative maintenance.
• Supervise the National HIS Officer and data entry team, ensuring the patient data from health facilities is collected, cleaned, and entered within the DHIS2.
• Develop, review, and modify malaria and other health-related indicators and dashboards within the DHIS2.
• Coordinate with the BIMEP Senior Program Manager and the BIMEP Statistician/Data Analyst at the Home Office to elaborate work plans, and to plan for the enhancement of the DHIS2 system deployed in Equatorial Guinea.
• Provide DHIS2 training, mentoring, and support to the BIMEP Nati

Qualifications

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
•Master of Science in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Statistics, Population Health, and/or Public Health related field.
•Professional and technical fluency in Spanish is essential.
•Working proficiency in English; knowledge of French is an additional asset.
•Established track record in M&E of health programs, preferably infectious disease control in a developing country setting.
•Expertise in data processing and database management (from data capturing to data analysis for decision-making), including familiarity with household and/or malaria indicator survey data.
•Proficient in the use of database management software (e.g. MS Access, SQL-Server) and data analysis software (e.g. R, SAS, STATA, SPSS).
•Experience working with surveillance platforms (e.g. DHIS2), data collection tools (e.g. ODK), and/or data visualization applications (e.g. Tableau).
•Ability to manage information systems in one of the following areas: health information, drug supplies management, and/or disease control intervention services.
•Experience providing epidemiologic direction, guidance and assistance to government agencies, or public and private organizations to control public health problems.
•Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, preferably with a published record in peer-reviewed journals or conference presentations.
•Strong interpersonal skills, team player, displays cultural competency, able to work in challenging environment

Application instructions

Contact email: m[email protected]

Location: Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea
Position Type: Full-Time
Projected Start Date: Immediately

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to [email protected] and [email protected] Compensation will be based on USAID FSN scales. Position will be open until filled.

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