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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 9, 2021
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    MGIC is a non-profit affiliate of UMB with a mission to administratively support international operations of UMB Principal Investigators. Our purpose is to provide the administrative infrastructure for sizable and sustained operations outside of the U.S. Currently, MGIC operates in Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia, with registration applicati...
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    Biostatistics Lead


    • Supports Biostatistics lead in running of Biostatistics unit
    • Provide biostatistical consultation to clients or colleagues
    • Develop guidelines for how data should be collected
    • Determination of sample size requirements for studies.
    • Determine project plans, timelines, or technical objectives for statistical aspects of biological research studies
    • Write program code to analyze data using statistical analysis software
    • Prepare statistical data for inclusion in reports to data monitoring committees, federal regulatory agencies, managers, or clients.
    • Prepare articles for publication or presentation at professional conferences.
    • Write detailed analysis plans and descriptions of analyses and findings for research protocols or reports.
    • Prepare tables and graphs to present clinical data or results.
    • Draw conclusions or make predictions based on data summaries or statistical analyses.
    • Design surveys to assess health issues.
    • Develop or implement data analysis algorithms.
    • Collect data through surveys or experimentation.
    • Develop or use mathematical models to track changes in biological phenomena such as the spread of infectious diseases.
    • Review clinical or other medical research protocols and recommend appropriate statistical analyses.
    • Analyze clinical or survey data using statistical approaches such as longitudinal analysis, mixed effect modeling, logistic regression analyses, and model building techniques


    • A Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or related scientific field is required. A PhD is an advantage
    • Experience: Minimum 5 years working experience doing data analysis or epidemiology
    • Specialized knowledge: Expert use of at least 2 data management and analysis tools
    • Skills: Strong mathematical skills, Statistics skills, Problem-solving, Adaptability, Written and oral communications skills, Strong teamwork skills, Critical thinking, and Strong computer background
    • Interpersonal/Individual Competencies: the ability to work with other team members, flexibility, decisiveness, and personal integrity

    Professional Certification:

    • Certification in any applicable Health care professional body is desirable but not required

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    Communications and Public Relations Specialist

    Position Description

    • The Communications and Public Relations Specialist is responsible for the communication and media activities of the MGIC Nigeria office.
    • This position will work with all Departments to ensure that messaging related to project-specific work and overall MGIC Nigeria priorities are effectively communicated to donors and the general public.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Researching, writing, and editing announcements and news articles to report on UMB/CIHEB - MGIC Nigeria’s ongoing and upcoming work and achievements.
    • Conceiving, developing, and distributing online, print, and digital communications materials, including project briefs, fact sheets, publications, slide decks, infographics, and presentations.
    • Creating and posting content to the website.
    • Creating, managing, and distributing online communications through email and internal and external communications platforms.
    • Developing social media posts and managing social media properties.
    • Assisting with planning and execution of events.
    • Documenting MGIC Nigeria initiatives through photos and videos.
    • Supporting Departments and Baltimore Headquarters office with communications needs and requests.
    • Cataloging and managing creative assets, including photo libraries, publications, signage, event collateral, and other materials.
    • Copy editing and proofreading materials for internal and external distribution.
    • Performing reporting and communications-related administrative tasks as needed.
    • Work closely with the Ciheb Director of Communications and Public Relations in Baltimore in creating and developing web content.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Requirements, Education, Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in strategic communications, marketing, public policy, or a public health-related field plus a minimum of three (3) years related experience.
    • Three (3) years of experience in Communications, preferably in international development or public health organization.
    • Demonstrated experience in project management for communications.
    • Excellent writing, editorial, and project management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex technical/scientific language for the web and other audiences/platforms.
    • Strong presentation skills and ability to do the basic graphic layout.
    • Expert-level command of MS Office, Adobe, Visio.
    • Ability to work with short turnaround time.
    • Strong interpersonal and coordinative skills.
    • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and Javascript, or other front end programming language will be an added advantage.


    • Professional-level fluency in English (speaking, reading, and writing).

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