Malaria Consortium Data Analysis Specialist Jobs in Nigeria

Malaria Consortium Data Analysis Specialist Jobs in Nigeria



Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions


Responsibilities


Technical contributions

  • Support study design, including methodology, sample size calculations, database development and statistical analysis of projects data, and contribute to reports to disseminate among partners Explore research questions and performance indicators of interest for SMC using available data through conducting secondary and meta-analyses
  • Participate in the development of tools and procedures in surveys, rapid assessments, routine data collection and surveillance
    Support all data analysis requirements of SMC, including analysing in-process monitoring, LQAS, coverage survey, OR data, HMIS data (for impact evaluation) and other data related to SMC activities
  • Participate in building capacity in data management, statistics and data analysis for SMC staff and NMEP/SMEP stakeholders
  • Participate with other members of the MEAL team in design and implementation of surveys
  • Provide input in development of project data quality assessments (DQA) plans
  • Provide technical support to State teams in communicating the results to MoH and partners

    Strategic Contributions

  • Contribute to the project’s strategies on knowledge management and data use

    Programme Management

  • Participate in the review of programme/M&E narrative reports

    Communication and Advocacy

  • Write peer-reviewed publications on key projects and data analysis exercises
  • Contribute to documentation of lessons learnt from the project’s work including production of learning briefs, learning papers, general documentation and contribution to publications


    Requirements


  • Postgraduate degree in statistics or public health with focus on epidemiology/bio-statistics or demography
  • Minimum of 5-year experience working in data management and epidemiology in Nigeria within government, an international organization or research institution
  • Experience in developing data analysis plans and methods, data cleaning and validation
  • Extensive experience in research design and implementation
  • Knowledge and experience of Monitoring and Evaluation tools and methods in the international development or global health sector
  • Significant experience in the development and management of databases, data entry systems (PDA or phone-based) and softwares
  • Excellent statistical analysis skills including familiarity with software such as STATA, R or Statgraphics, CSPro, Atlas ti, NVIVO


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 14th August, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; Malaria Consortium Data Analysis Specialist Jobs in Nigeria


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