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  • Posted on: 11 May, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • 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.

    Data Analyst

     

    Overview
    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:  

    • Offer timely analytical support in collecting, compiling, interpreting, and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data using standard practices & techniques; provide statistical support using Excel, SPSS, STATA, R or other specialized applications to validate data, perform statistical modeling, forecasting, and trend analysis.
    •  Responsible for providing support in maintaining a complete and accurate database of all project/program relevant data collected from working with various eHealth Africa (EHA) teams; including performing data entry, cleaning, analysis and interpretation of quantitative and qualitative data sets across all EHAs projects.
    • Serve as support on projects that have a pre-dominant statistics component; working with the managers & coordinators to determine data requirements, select appropriate study designs, design data collection methods, interpret study results, write reports, present graphs, etc.
    • Responsible for ensuring that all data is kept secure in compliance with EHA’s policies and procedures regarding data security, data confidentiality, and data protection.
    •  Follow documented procedures so that reports are delivered consistently and correctly; maintain process documentation so that results are clear, complete, and up-to-date.
    •  Responsible for performing any other duty as assigned by management.
    •  May frequently travel between company worksites.
    •  Presents a professional demeanor at all times; approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
    • Is consistently at work and on time.
    • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
    • Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
    • Adheres to EHA general policies and procedures.
    • Adheres to EHA Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

    Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

    Education/Experience
    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.

    Computer Skills
    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.
     
    Language Ability
    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.

    Math Ability
    Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations

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    Project Coordinator

     

    Important: Position is based in Bauchi, Nigeria, Must have knowledge of Local Area

    Summary:  The Project Coordinator provides functional and administrative support to the Vaccine Direct Delivery project staff on assigned projects. Coordinates and oversees specific functions and project activities.  Anticipates staff and project needs to ensure smooth operations.  Provides timely updates to internal and external stakeholders.

     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.

    • Communicates effectively with eHA team members and partnering organisations to establish trust and promote eHA’s core values of ethics and integrity
    • Supports the Project Manager, Supervisor, and Team Members on major projects, including planning, administrative, and maintaining project documentation.
    • Serves as the daily point of contact from project initiation to completion, including attending meetings with relevant stakeholders and partners.
    • Assists with performance evaluation. Provides weekly and monthly progress reports/logs against monthly delivery targets and schedules.
    • Communicates relevant information to all team members, regarding schedule and project requirements, including changes.
    • Oversees and allocates equipment, including secure storage, assignments and receipt, sorting and logging in and out of the office and field.
    • Inventories supplies and ensures the staff have adequate supplies to support projects.
    • Manage Team Deployment - keep track of Staff deployment location and Update Google sheet(s) on field activities.
    • Assists in preparing device, ODK Phones and Tablets.
    • Assists with field data collection verification and reconciliation. 
    • Communicates relevant information to all team members, regarding schedule and project requirements, including changes.
    • —Responsible for performing any other duty as assigned by Management.
    • —Ensures compliance with laws and regulations.
    • —May frequently travel between company worksites.
    • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
    • —Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
    • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
    • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution is preferred. 
    • Two years of job-related experience, preferably field work in a project management department, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is preferred.
    • Scheduling and planning experience is an asset.
    • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team.

    Certifications and Licenses

    • A Project Management (PMI) certification is preferred
    • First Aid  and Health & Safety qualifications desirable

    Computer Skills

    • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

    Language Ability

    • English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in Hausa is required.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

    Math Ability

    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
    • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

    Reasoning Ability

    • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

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    Project Team Member

     

    Important: Position is contingent upon funding.

    Summary: The Project Team Member (TM) completes specific functional tasks in the office and the field for assigned projects. Provides proactive support to other departmental/project staff.  Delivers services with utmost professionalism and in a timely manner.  The TM may progressively work cross-functionally within eHealth Africa’s project teams to support the organisation’s strategic goals. The TM consistently follows the “Super Seven” Team Member guidelines.

     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.

    • Communicates effectively with eHA team members and partnering organisations to establish trust and promote eHA’s core values of ethics and integrity
    • Provides professional and effective leadership and coordination of all activities in the field with partnering organisations. 
    • Prepares all equipment, devices and materials for project use and/or field activities and ensures all equipment and devices are fully charged and activated for daily use.
    • Ensures judicious use of all assigned equipment and materials, including safe transport to and from the field.
    • Works closely with partnering organisations, providing specific training, guidance and coaching, as needed, to ensure successful outcomes towards assigned goals.
    • Completes daily project and/or field reports by downloading and submitting data to the Project Coordinator.
    • Identifies areas for improvement in project and/or field work and brings to the attention of Project Coordinator and Supervisor.  As directed, ensures that appropriate corrective actions are taken in a timely manner, including review and update of eHA processes, materials and equipment.  Assists in upgrading and installing new software.
    • Responsible for performing any other duty assigned by Management
    • May frequently travel between company worksites.
    • Presents a professional demeanor at all times.  Approaches others in a tactful manner.  Reacts well under pressure.  Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.  Accepts responsibility for own actions.  Follows through on commitments.
    • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
    • Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.

    —NOTE:  Overtime and weekend work is highly possible and may be expected in order to perform the essential functions of the position. Hours fluctuate throughout the year with the busiest times during the summer months and seven-day workweeks highly possible. Requires ability to travel to job sites.  Availability, willingness and flexibility to travel outside assigned site area for periods lasting as long as 3-4 days at a time. Such out-of-town travel may be necessary as often as every six weeks or eight times per year. Travel accommodations and per diem will be provided for out-of-town assignments.Overnight travel is necessary throughout Nigeria.

    Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

    Education/Experience

    • High school diploma or equivalent with some college or technical school coursework.
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution is preferred. 
    • Two years of job-related experience, preferably field work in a project management department, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is preferred 
    • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team.

    Certifications and Licenses

    • A Project Management (PMI) certification is preferred
    • First Aid  and Health & Safety qualifications desirable

    Computer Skills

    • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program, 

    Language Ability

    • English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in Hausa is required.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.

    Math Ability

    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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