Background : The Center for Health Promotion and Research provides high quality laboratory diagnostic services, undertakes programs to strengthen the health system, and engages in research to increase knowledge and inform policy change.
Position summary : Manage the collection and analysis of laboratory and research data, and collaborate on the design and implementation of an mHealth system to improve patient care.
Full-time position, based in Bamenda with 5-15% travel to other regions.
Typical responsibilities may include the following :
Manage complex data, including data from multiple sources
Implement processes to assure collection of high-quality data; Create, revise and maintain standard operating procedures for data management
Use data visualization and analysis software (eg. Excel) to create and update graphs, charts, and tables for monitoring and reporting
Develop and perform monitoring and evaluation procedures
Design and conduct surveys of users, analyze results, and propose improvements on the use of interactive data systems to improve performance
Train new and existing users of the mHealth system, including an Android-based mobile app and interactive desktop dashboard
Facilitate and manage communication between software developers and software users to achieve performance targets
Collaborate with software developers on feature design, integration and user uptake
Perform other duties as needed to ensure the success of the activities
Job Qualifications :
Education- Bachelor’s degree in Health, Sciences, Management or related area
Preferred- At least 1 year work experience in data management or related area
Strong interest and passion to work as part of team to improve public health
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, good working knowledge in French is an advantage
Ability to plan own work, set priorities and complete under pressure
Excellent critical thinking skills
Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and willingness to learn new programs as needed
A high level of initiative and the ability to work independently
Proven ability to work effectively as member of dynamic team in fast-paced environment
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
This position is planned for 6 months with possibility for renewal depending on funding availability. If interested, please prepare a complete application including an application letter, current CV, copies of certificates and diplomas and (preferred) two recommendation letters.
Please note that only applications submitted by email will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Submit all documents by email to tbrlbamenda.recruit gmail.com and indicate Data Officer in the subject line. The deadline for submitting an application is March 2, 2021.