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Survey Processing and Data Management Specialist

Job Number: 1700000425

 

Job Description:

ICF International is looking for a Survey Processing and Data Management Specialist with The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program. The DHS Program is a USAID funded project that assists low and middle income countries to implement household and health facility based surveys to collect, analyze and disseminate data on topics such as fertility, mortality, maternal and child health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and nutrition. To date, The DHS Program has completed more than 300 surveys in 90 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union states. To learn more about The DHS Program, please visit www.dhsprogram.com. The position involves approximately 25% travel mainly to countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. The ideal candidate for this job will have software development skills, interest in public health, and a commitment to increase human capacity in electronic data collection, management and use in low and middle income countries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and adapting systems for mobile and paper based data collection in relation to The DHS Program population surveys, using primarily the CSPro software system
  • Training and supervising fieldworkers and supervisors to use mobile and paper based data collection systems
  • Working with subject matter specialists to produce analysis based on survey data
  • Building capacity in implementing agencies worldwide via workshops and seminars on data use and survey processing
  • Producing standardized datasets for the DHS archive and providing technical support for data users

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Demography, or Public Health related fields required. Master's degree preferred.
  • Excellent programming skills in a language such as C#, C++, Python, Java, etc. required. Experience using CSPro a plus.
  • Availability to travel internationally approximately 25% of the time.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in public health or demographic research.
  • Experience in working or living in the developing world.
  • A relevant second language, such as French or Russian.

Professional Skills:

  • Positive, problem solving approach
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in challenging environments and under pressure
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as a team member are a must.

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Survey Processing and Data Management Specialist

Job Number: 1600004606

 

Job Description:

ICF International is looking for a Survey Processing and Data Management Specialist with The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program. The DHS Program is a USAID funded project that assists low and middle income countries to implement household and health facility based surveys to collect, analyze and disseminate data on topics such as fertility, mortality, maternal and child health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and nutrition. To date, The DHS Program has completed more than 300 surveys in 90 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union states. To learn more about The DHS Program, please visit www.dhsprogram.com. The position involves approximately 25% travel mainly to countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. The ideal candidate for this job will have software development skills, interest in public health, and a commitment to increase human capacity in electronic data collection, management and use in low and middle income countries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and adapting systems for mobile and paper based data collection in relation to The DHS Program population surveys, using primarily the CSPro software system
  • Training and supervising fieldworkers and supervisors to use mobile and paper based data collection systems
  • Working with subject matter specialists to produce analysis based on survey data
  • Building capacity in implementing agencies worldwide via workshops and seminars on data use and survey processing
  • Producing standardized datasets for the DHS archive and providing technical support for data users

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Demography, or Public Health related fields required. Master's degree preferred.
  • Excellent programming skills in a language such as C#, C++, Python, Java, etc. required. Experience using CSPro a plus.
  • Availability to travel internationally approximately 25% of the time.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in public health or demographic research.
  • Experience in working or living in the developing world.
  • A relevant second language, such as French or Russian.

Professional Skills:

  • Positive, problem solving approach
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in challenging environments and under pressure
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as a team member are a must.


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Data Processing Analyst

 

Job Description:

Vysnova has an opening for a Data Processing Analyst with The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program. The (DHS) Program is a USAID funded project that assists developing countries to implement household-based surveys in the areas of maternal and child health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and nutrition. To date, we have completed more than 300 surveys in more than 90 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the former Soviet states.

To learn more about The DHS Program, please visit their site at www.dhsprogram.com.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and support tablet based computer-aided personal interviewing systems for population surveys in developing countries
  • Train in-country staff in the tablet based collection of data, as well as the further processing of data
  • Develop and maintain software systems for data entry, editing, imputation, and analysis for paper based population surveys in developing countries
  • Build capacity within implementing agencies worldwide via workshops and seminars on data use and survey processing
  • Produce data analysis to support country report production
  • Carry out data archiving and provide technical support for data users

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Demography,  Public Health or other related fields required.  Master’s preferred.
  • Programming skills in a language such as C#, C++, Python, Ruby, Java, etc.  Experience using CSPro would be a plus.
  • Availability to travel internationally approximately 25-30% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and interest in public health or demographic research
  • Familiarity with SPSS, SAS, Stata, or other statistical software packages
  • Experience training large groups of adult participants
  • Experience in working or living in the developing world
  • A relevant second language, such as French or Russian
  • Strong verbal communication skills are required.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as a team member are a must.
  • Must also be able to juggle multiple tasks, and interact effectively with clients and colleagues.  

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Sr. Medical Officer

 

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Serve as a key member of The DHS Program’s senior management team, reporting directly to the DHS Project Director. Provide leadership, vision, and technical direction for The DHS Program’s health portfolio, including technical and quality control assurance for the collection of biomarkers and laboratory testing.
  • Prepare and manage health-related components of the annual project workplan to USAID Represent The DHS Program in national and international health meetings and in meetings with USAID, other donor organizations, and the World Health Organization.
  • Lead the DHS Service Provision Assessment (SPA) Program, including maintenance and updating of the program’s approach, questionnaires, and tabulations in response to emerging needs Oversee the implementation of DHS SPA surveys and provide direct support to specific surveys as required from finalization of the survey design to presentation of survey findings Supervise the work of the DHS biomarker team.
  • Prepare country budgets and subcontracts for DHS and SPA surveys, as needed Liaise with the DHS Senior Advisor for Analysis on health-related analytical publications Liaise with the DHS Senior Advisor for Communication on disseminating SPA data and promoting SPA surveys and other health content of The DHS Program to the international public health community.
  • International travel approximately 25-30% time to countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and/or Latin America and the Caribbean.

Basic Qualifications

  • Medical degree required. Minimum of 5 years of experience in assisting developing countries to identify and meet health program monitoring and evaluation needs Expertise in developing country health issues including reproductive health, non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS and/or malaria.
  • Field experience in implementing population and/or facility surveys in developing countries Background in working with USAID, other bilateral donors, or international agencies.
  • Excellent English writing and speaking skills. Able to travel internationally, as needed.

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