Health Data Analyst

Management Sciences for Health

Management Sciences for Health is recruiting a Health Data Analyst, to be based in Luanda, Angola.

  • Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact
  • We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health; Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services
  • Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, maternal, newborn and child health, family planning and reproductive health, and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease
  • Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health
  • Data Entry Responsibilities: Insert patient and service data by inputting text based and numerical information from source documents within time limits
  • Compile, verify accuracy and sort information according to priorities to prepare source data for computer entry
  • Review data for deficiencies or errors, correct any incompatibilities if possible and check output
  • Research and obtain further information for incomplete documents
  • Apply data program techniques and procedures
  • Generate reports, store completed work in designated locations and perform backup operations
  • Data Analysis Responsibilities: Understand health care operations and systems in Angola
  • Pull and integrate data from disparate sources (for example behavior, community or clinical service data)
  • Evaluate and pre-process raw information
  • Delve into data to discover discrepancies and patterns
  • Work with the HIS Advisor to build models that capture a wide range of the project’s health operations
  • Present and explain information in an accessible way for consumption of patients and civil society organizations
  • Suggest ways to both increase quality and reduce inefficiencies
  • Collaborate with management and internal teams to implement and evaluate improvements
  • University degree in Health Informatics, Statistics, Mathematics or a related field
  • Proven experience as a Data Analyst in Health
  • Minimum of 3 years hand on experience in data analysis and visualization methods
  • Understanding of the health care system in Angola
  • Experience in computer programming, design of open cloud systems, DHIS2
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational and problem-solving aptitude
  • Understands the HIV prevention, care and treatment-related needs in Angola
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding public health issues among key populations in Angola
  • Excellent Portuguese oral and written communication; fluency in English ideal
  • Ability to travel within country or region and internationally if needed
  • Desire to promote the human rights of FSWs, MSM and Transgender individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and complete numerous tasks with a high degree of organization and limited resources
  • Demonstrated experience working with civil society organizations to plan and implement health-related activities
  • Demonstrated experience of proactively identifying risk, addressing issues and appropriately communicating these to the project senior staff
  • Demonstrated experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different organizations and cultures
  • Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
  • Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status
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  • Entidade Management Sciences for Health
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  • Publicado 09.10.2017
  • Expira 19.10.2017
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