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Data Analyst Non-profit Jobs – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:         Data Analyst
Organization: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
About Us:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a non-profit international
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.
Job Summary: The Data
Analyst is a secondment from the Uganda Health Supply Chain (UHSC) program to
the Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL) reporting to the Monitoring and
Evaluation Specialist, CPHL/UHSC. S/he in collaboration with the
Regional/District Laboratory Focal Person (DFLP) will ensure that all
supervision data is captured, analyzed and fed into a monthly Lab Supervision
Performance Assessment and Recognition Strategy (SPARS) report to UHSC and
CPHL.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for the daily data management
    functions of SPARS program data. S/he is responsible for the updating,
    maintenance and validation of SPARS databases.
  • In charge of merging other logistics data
    from SLMTA/SLIPTA, LIMS and DHIS2 to populate CPHL indicators and linking
    them to SPARS database.
  • Provide support in the rollout of Lab
    SPARS through orientation of users of SPARS database training for new and
    existing mentors, supervisors, DLFPs and District Biostatisticians in use
    of the SPARS tools.
  • Serves as the first point of contact for
    hardware/software problems for users using the Lab SPARS database in the
    facilities/ field.
  • Actively participate in the design of
    assessments data tools, collection of data from the field for CPHL/UNHLS.
  • Assist in the mapping of equipment
    inventory at facility level and generating alerts for any break down to
    enable distribution of lab reagents.
  • Assist in improvement of SPARS data
    quality, through data reviews, and validation to ensure consistency,
    integrity and accuracy based on the SPARS specific guidelines.
  • Assist in identifying trends in Lab SPARS,
    information utilization and areas of improvement at facility level.
  • Provide support in adhoc data searches for
    the generation of reports.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Management Sciences
    for Health (MSH) Data Analyst job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Applied Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Management
    Information Technology or a related field.
  • Three years of relevant professional work
    experience.
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft office
    suite applications and statistical packages such as Microsoft project,
    SPSS, Epi Info, and advanced Excel.
  • Ability to integrate and maintain database.
  • Ability to resolve data issues at national
    level.
  • Knowledge and working experience in
    laboratory logistics Management information systems an added advantage.
  • Strong team work, communication and
    project management 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.
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