eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems. We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information, streamline clinical procedures, and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes. Accurate health data will provide NGO’s, hospitals, and donor agencies with access to timely health system indicators needed to evaluate their health interventions and respond to critical public health needs. We bring about positive change by harnessing the potential of technology, valuing the power and knowledge of local people, and maintaining a sharp focus on the health worker. To help close the gap in access to health care we have developed and share a depth of expertise in:
eHealth and mHealth software and solutions
Training and capacity building for sustainable health systems
Research and data analysis
The Data Analyst will primarily be responsible for collecting, compiling, interpreting, analyzing, and managing project/program specific data and generating related reports which measure projects and programs of eHealth Africa using specialized statistical computer software. S/he will work collaboratively with the research & evaluation team to prepare detailed reports to meet internal and external requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:
Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, or Science-related field. Minimum of Three years of experience in data analysis, quantitative and qualitative research methods, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills, and great attention to detail. Must possess relevant technical expertise with recognized data analysis, monitoring, and evaluation methods, preferably in public health programs. Very strong report writing and problem solving skills. Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively. Good learning ability. Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.
Certifications and Licenses
First Aid and Health & Safety qualifications desirable.
Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite. Expert Proficiency working with specialized tools and applications used for creation of datasets, data cleaning, management & analysis, such as SAS, Stata, EpiInfo, SPSS, R, etc. including writing and executing queries, and managing complex databases.
English is the spoken and written language
Ability to read, analyze and interpret data, general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations
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