Data Analyst Manager – Two Year Fixed Term Contract

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Sightsavers seeks a Data Analyst Manager to support its NTD (Neglected Tropical Disease) management team in monitoring programme progress with high quality Management Information and to improve data collection systems, processes and analysis. Working both with Sightsavers and external partners, the Data Analyst Manager will maintain detailed information at district and EU level of all populations, prevalence rates, backlogs, due survey dates and predicted elimination dates.

Salary: £32,432 to £43,878 depending upon experience

Contract: 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

As part of the NTD Team, the Data Analyst Manager Specialist will support the NTD Project Directors with regular up to date information, including progress towards elimination which will involve:

  • Providing analysis and oversight of current and predicted needs
  • Triangulation of data and support of the NTD WASH Data monitoring tool in each country
  • Presenting quarterly summaries of needs and progress
  • Analysis of incoming data and identification of arising issues
  • Aligning the data systems of Sightsavers, the NTD unit and wider ESPEN/ WHO information
  • Providing support and analysis to the trachomatous trichiasis (TT) Tracking App as necessary
  • Providing immediate and ad hoc support to the NTD unit as required
About You

The ideal candidate is a highly flexible team player with excellent attention to detail and a thorough understanding of calculations associated with prevalence and implicated programme requirements such as backlog and required rounds of preventive chemotherapy and transmission control (PCT). Advanced Excel skills, GIS and other data management tools are essential for this role.

This is an involved role and further details may be found in the job description.

Interviews are anticipated to take place in early May 2019.

Sightsavers’ vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. We are an international organisation working with partners in developing countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for people with disabilities. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton.

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.  Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 28 April, 2019

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How to apply

To apply for this post by email, please download our application form and equal opportunities form and return as two separate documents to [email protected].

We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply. Find out about our commitment to inclusion.

We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

Sightsavers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of adults at risk and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

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