Data Analyst NGO Careers – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:     Data Analyst
Organization: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)
Project Name: USAID Uganda
Health Supply Chain UHSC Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: National Malaria
Control Program (NMCP) – Program Manager (Ministry of Health) Senior Technical
Officer, NMCP
Job ID: 13-9285
About Us:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit
health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74
nationalities working in over 50,countries. Our mission is to save lives and
improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing
the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our
partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create
stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest
health impact.
About USAID UHSC Project:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is implementing a USAID-funded
project called the Uganda Health Supply Chain, a five year program supporting
the Government of Uganda’s health system to improve the availability and
accessibility of essential medicines and health supplies (EMHS). The expected
results of are to: 1) strengthen national policies and strategies and support
cost-effective, equitable, and transparent utilization of EMHS resources; 2)
strengthen country capacity for effective management and utilization of EMHS;
and 3) increase availability and access of EMHS among priority populations.
Job Summary: The Data
Analyst will work in close collaboration with the Universal Coverage Campaign
(UCC) operations sub-committee of the national coordination committee and the
National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) team through operationalization of the
electronic database.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Carry out data review and analysis for the
entered data
In charge of the identification of outliers and
their possible source
Aggregating the data
Performing graphical presentations
Ensuring data integrity
The Data Analyst will be developing programs,
scripts and plans for data analysis
Determining delivery methods and information
Extracting meaning out of the data
Preparing presentations from the analysis to
deliver the findings to different audiences
Writing reports from the data analysis
Supporting data use and dissemination processes
through the National Malaria Control Program.
Develop or prepare;
o   Quantification
of the Long Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLINs) needs per sub-county by district
to inform the loading order and plan
o   Prepare
update status reports for household registration and distribution
o   Prepare
status reports on the LLINs UCC risks trucking plan/dashboard for action
o   Detailed
campaign LLINs UCC report
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Management Sciences
for Health Data Analyst career placement must hold a Bachelor degree in
Mathematics, Economics, or Computer Science.
Possession of post-graduate qualifications in
areas of statistics, demography, epidemiology, biostatistics, or information
systems is desirable.
A minimum of three years’ experience in
analyzing very large and complex household level data sets
Additional training or demonstrable skills in
database systems and excel spreadsheets.
Good IT skills.
Excellent database management skills and
statistical analytical skills.
Keen attention to details and being able to
establish right priorities.
Ability to work in several tasks at the same
Highly flexible and creative.
Excellent organizational skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to
Apply Online by clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 4th November,
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