Fresher No Experience Informatics and Data Analyst GHC Fellowship Jobs – Brick by Brick Uganda

Organisation: Global
Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Brick by Brick Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Eligible Citizenship: Ugandan
Salary: Monthly
Position Code: G02-Nat
About GHC:
Global Health Corps
pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new
thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the
tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their
ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We
currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and
About US:
Brick by Brick
Uganda’s mission is to create partnerships that improve education, health, and
economic opportunity in the Rakai and Kyotera Districts of Uganda. Since 2003,
Brick by Brick has been working directly with rural communities and local
government to rebuild schools and identify critical needs in health, water, and
sanitation. It operates under a file-step partnership model of identification
of needs, generation of ideas with Ugandan partners and the community, direct
partnership to pilot innovation, measurement of results, and expansion.
Job Summary:  The Informatics and Data Analyst will lead on
all aspects of program-related data management from design and framework to
collection, cleaning, processing and storage as well as retrieval according to
project needs. S/he will do regular analyses and support the grants and
publication teams. S/he will also lead on the development of databases,
creation of scorecards, and other platforms for logical presentation of data
online or in publication.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Create and manage
  • Manage data entry processes for large epidemiological field surveys
  • Collate SQL databases into a master database
  • Manage the daily flow of information on study appointments and data
  • Managing existing data dictionaries from completed studies and
    creation of data dictionaries for new studies
  • Conduct regular analyses of program data and present to management
  • Support the research, publication, and grant proposal writing

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Informatics and Data
    Analyst career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in informatics, medical informatics,
    bioinformatics, computer science, IT, library science, programming,
    business computing, or related field
  • Proficiency with SQL and visual basics*
  • Knowledge of relational database analysis and design using
    MySQL/MariaDB, Postgres, Oracle and SQLite*
  • Must be able to create and modify database queries, views, and
    related objects*
  • Familiarity with scripting languages (Python, Perl, R, Shell
    Scripting, etc.)*
  • Experience working with controlled vocabularies, especially
    biomedical ontologies
  • Experience with computer networking tools (e.g. Windows Server
    Administration), automated form design, and/or programming web or
    enterprise content management systems (CMS)
  • Experience with eLearning techniques and/or platforms
  • Ability to design and deliver training on data management tools,
    approaches to analysis, or learnings
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to
    describe translate complex information in accessible terms, both orally
    and in writing
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and follow-through capabilities;
    attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with
    co-workers, volunteer leaders, other organizations, and industry contacts;
    tact, diplomacy, and good judgment are essential
  • Positive attitude in the workplace
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing daily activities and
NB: Items indicated
with an asterisk (*) are required
Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:
In addition to the
intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship
offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC
arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation
that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to
learn more about how these items apply to specific placements:
  • Monthly living stipend
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary
  • Travel costs covered to and from placement site, GHC training and
  • Professional development funds of up to $600
How to Apply:
All applicants who
desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned
organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at
the web page below.
Deadline: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
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