ICAP Statistician/Analyst Jobs in Kenya
ICAP Statistician/Analyst Jobs in KenyaPosition Summary ICAP at Columbia University is seeking an experienced and qualified expert to fill the role of Statistician/Analyst for ICAP’s proposed CDC project, Strategic Use of Surveillance and Epidemiology to Support HIV Epidemic Control in Kenya under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) (CDC-RFA-GH20-2042).
Reporting to the Strategic Information (SI) Lead, the Statistician/Analyst will oversee statistical activities including sample size calculations, weighting, statistical analysis related to surveillance and clinic-based and population-based surveys.
The position is based in Kenya.
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.
Directs sample size estimation and power calculations for project surveys
Directs development of survey weights for general and key population-based and clinic-based surveys, and any subsampling requirements
Provides technical inputs to health informatics team in the integration efforts of case-based surveillance (CBS) and recent infection surveillance digital platforms
Collaborates with the health informatics team to improve data visualization tools for CBS, including recent infection surveillance, and clinic/population-based surveys
Collaborates with geospatial analytics and cost analysis teams to enhance analytic content of surveillance and survey reports, presentations, and publications
Supports activities to build local capacity, including providing mentoring and training in sample design, sample size calculations, first and second stage sampling and development of survey weights to local implementing partners and the Ministry of Health
Develops protocols and guidelines of sampling and weighting plans and other relevant surveillance priorities
Leads preparation of technical documentation as needed for surveillance and survey outputs
Facilitates the aggregation, cleaning, and management of data
Participates in the monitoring of survey operations for quality assurance and efficiency, including defining tools and metrics to assist with the monitoring effort
Leads/collaborates on analyses for presentations and manuscripts of results
Advanced degree in epidemiology, statistics or related field.
Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of 7 years of experience in statistical research in health; a minimum of 3 years working with large surveillance and survey data sets
Demonstrated experience managing complex, large-scale databases, with a focus on research methods
Expertise in survey statistics, as evidenced by supporting publications, presentations, and other accomplishments
Expertise in information and communication technology and data management software.
Excellent communication, writing, and quantitative skills, including the development of measurable objectives, operational plans and measurable indicators/targets for public health programs and projects
Fluent English oral and written communication skills
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; ICAP Statistician/Analyst Jobs in Kenya
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