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  • Posted: Dec 19, 2022
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    When CHAI was founded, many viewed this goal as unreasonable because health systems in poor countries were too weak and prices of relevant drugs and diagnostic tests were too high.CHAI played a leadership role, working alongside governments and other partners, to lower the costs of treatment and help build the in-country systems necessary to provide lifesavi...
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    Analyst, Maternal and Newborn Health

    The Analyst will join the CHAI Nigeria Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal and Neonatal Health Program portfolio team and will be instrumental to the success efforts to expand and improve the generation of community level maternal and neonatal mortality and post-pregnancy FP data. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with outstanding credentials, analytical ability, and communication skills. The successful candidate must be able to function independently and flexibly as well as build strong relationships with government officials and partners. Additionally, the successful candidates will adhere to the CHAI values of: resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, independence, humility, and work ethic.

    The Analyst will be based in Abuja, Nigeria, with up to 50% domestic travel in the first year and subsequently reduced travel over time.


    • Work with the national and state CHAI teams and respective state government stakeholders to conduct a review and update the CBHMIS including the design, data reporting processes and tools
    • Conduct literature review, statistical model development, parameter estimation, data manipulation, analysis and interpretation of results, manuscript preparation and presentation and dissemination of results
    • Conduct deep and thorough review of subject matter and literature as needed to help identify questions to be answered by analyses to be performed with the mortality data generated from the CBHMIS
    • Support the design and implementation of evaluation frameworks and models to be adapted across the program states and nationally
    • Interpret CBHMIS analyses results using a variety of statistical techniques that may require simple data aggregation via statistical analysis or more complex statistical analysis
    • Clean and analyze CBHMIS data - This will include preparing and running code for data cleaning and analysis
    • Review data for quality (e.g., completeness, accuracy, validity, etc.) and providing feedback to the relevant state, LGAs and health facilities through check in calls, data dashboards, and site visits
    • Support the design of templates and development of dashboards in Power BI interoperable with the DHIS2 platform
    • Ensure database documentation, including data standards, procedures, and definitions for the data dictionary
    • Apply professional epidemiological and data management concepts to define data needs, develop data collection tools, ensure high-quality data is captured, and analyze data in useful ways for public health programming and decision-making
    • Write and edit manuscripts at various stages of development and prepares data for presentation at internal/external meetings or scientific conferences worldwide
    • Apply creative solutions to deliver data-driven insights on CBHMIS data and develop visualization tools for routine review by policy makers and critical decision makers who need to use the data
    • Participate in national M&E TWG meetings and interact closely with FMOH and other partners working on the generation of community based
    • Oversee the development and implementation of training plans for traditional leaders and other identified community level agents for collection, collation, and reporting of maternal and neonatal mortality, and PPFP data at community level
    • Help state teams to better understand the data analytical processes and outputs and optimize protocol designs including the development of IEC materials and job aids.
    • Design state level models to aggregate and curate state generated CBHMIS data and develop a national level dashboard to inform real-time tracking of generated data.
    • Share complex statistical results in meaningful ways with stakeholders at various levels – health workers, LGA and state officials, traditional and community leaders, National level stakeholders and internally at CHAI
    • Help to assess technologies for the deployment of an AI-based platform to use CBHMIS generated data for predictive modelling, contribute to the building of the AI platform, and play a major role in building the data analytics ecosystem
    • Initiate and lead the development of scientific articles and papers from results generated in the program, secure ethical approval where necessary
    • Continually explore and pilot new data science opportunities to address identified public health gaps, demonstrate potential value, and write concept notes and proposals to secure funding
    • Provide technical leadership to the FMOH on the integration of CBHMIS data into DHIS and support the process for adoption and roll out
    • Any other responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director or Country Director


    • 0-2 years of analytical or research experience 
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Science, Engineering, Technology or within Biotech); Master’s degree in public health with concentration in biostatistics, epidemiology or other advanced master’s degree is preferred.
    • Experience with visualization and analysis software (PowerBI, R, STATA, Google Analytics, Excel) 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and time management skills
    • Experience designing and analyzing surveys (SurveyMonkey, Google Forms, Microsoft Forms)
    • Demonstrated ability to clean, code and analyze data in R, STATA statistical software or similar statistical analysis software
    • Advanced training in quantitative research methods
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize tasks
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to travel 

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