Contract: 2 year Fixed Term Contract
This exciting opportunity will serve as the point of contact for countries throughout the planning, platform management, configuration and field team preparation and will work closely with the NTD Technical Team on reporting and data analysis. The primary purpose of this post will be to support the collection, management, evaluation and patient tracking activities across programmes.
Supporting teams in the setup of data collection activities is vital, as this includes finalizing survey protocols and preparing training materials, as well as configuring users and locations. The role will also aid in-country administrators with on-going data collection activities, data modifications and general systems management. International travel is expected for this post holder.
The position will ensure the quality of daily updated data is consistent and will send updates to country teams at regular interval and with direction from the NTD Technical Team data cleaning and basic analysis will be conducted. Participation in training session overseas as a trainer will be necessary, as will helping design useful reports for field teams the Ministries of Health.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or similar, have experience in managing data in health related fields and working in the rural African context. Demonstrated analytical expertise, a background with electronic data capture systems (such as CommCare) and familiarity with statistical software packages and GIS software is also desirable. Fluency in English and a working proficiency of French is essential.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Terms of Reference for further details.
How to apply
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