Polio Surge Data Manager | CVE

The Task Force for Global Health

About the organization

The Task Force for Global Heath began its work serving as Secretariat for a coalition of several multilateral organizations, contributing to all four Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) objectives, achieving success in developing influenza immunization programs and building a hepatitis elimination center. The Center for Vaccine Equity was founded to build on the Task Force’s experience in immunization and drug donation programs. Working through collaborative partnerships with critical stakeholders and partner organizations, the Center is focused on guiding the development of innovative vaccine procurement and delivery programs.



Supports the acquisition, management and analysis of data from multiple sites or sources.
Supports the configuration and management of technology solutions supporting the receipt, transformation, validation and storage of data.
Ensures that the uses of data through reports and queries are appropriate.
Serves as an organizational consultant on matters relating to databases by providing expertise to assist users in meeting their needs.
Develops automated quality control procedures to assess quality of data and provides reports to data owners.
Works effectively within a group setting in areas of design of data collection instruments, database management, analysis of data, and creation of reports and dashboards.
Develops and performs appropriate analyses.
Provides explanations of analysis methods, assumptions made, and assists in interpretation of results and implications therein.
Documents methods and results through development and maintenance of standard documentation artifacts including data dictionaries, standard operating procedures and analysis methodology descriptions.
Works with onsite or field-based counterparts to coordinate consistent implementation of data quality control measures and provision of access to the central data repositories.
Performs related responsibilities as assigned.



A bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field, and three years of experience in processes and standards related to data, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience with relational database management systems such as, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL preferred.
Experience with statistical packages such as, SAS, SPSS, R preferred.

At least 5 years of relevant experience working in the field of immunizations and surveillance data management and an advanced degree in a relevant field, or 8+ years of experience working in the field of immunizations and surveillance data management, specifically in:
Data quality improvement;
Lot Quality Assurance Surveys (LQAS) and other immunization coverage surveys;
Data recording, reporting, analysis, use and monitoring/feedback;
Deployment of electronic data transmission technologies that enhance the quality of surveillance and immunization data, including routine immunization and SIAs data.
Fluency in English
Fluency in a another language will be an asset (French, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic)
Previous experience working internationally is desired
Ability to travel internationally
Strong initiative and ability to work independently and on a team
Strong interpersonal and communication skills

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