Work closely with the Senior Data Use Advisor to assist in identifying priority information needs, gathering stakeholder requirements, and mapping data for data analysis and visualization products.
Work closely with the Data Engineer to use SQL queries (or other programming languages) to explore, understand, and make use of diverse sets of data and relational data sources, including data quality and verification checks. It is anticipated that the position will work with a variety of data sources (such as client-line data, aggregated programmatic or project data, survey data, financial data, etc.) and may need to transform, integrate, clean, and structure data for use in data visualization products.
Design, develop, and iterate on data analytics, static and interactive data visualizations and maps using visual analytics and business intelligence tools (preference towards using open-source data visualization and data science platforms).
Create prototypes and mock-ups of data products and visualizations (including dashboards), following data visualization best practices and principles, based on stakeholder requirements.
Develop and generate high quality information products and infographics to generate meaningful use of data for programmatic decision making.
Support the integration of data visualization tools and products into routine data review and program monitoring processes, working with stakeholders and the Sr. Data Use Advisor to develop and interpret data insights. Support the integration of data visualization tools and products into routine data review and program monitoring processes, working with stakeholders and the Sr. Data Use Advisor to develop and interpret data insights.
Translate complex data analysis concepts and visuals into clear and useable messages for different audiences.
Degree in computer science, statistics or management information systems, or any health-related degree with health informatics experience preferred. Master’s degree an added advantage.
At least 5 years work experience in data analysis, data mining, BI (Tableau, Power BI and other tools) and Analytics development or other related analytical projects with recent proven experience developing data visualizations, dashboards, and reporting. Proficient in development of infographics and packaging of information products
Proven, relevant work experience in designing and developing effective data visualizations (preferably for global health programs).
Advanced skills in creating data visualizations using platforms such as Excel, Tableau, PowerBI, Metabase, or other data visualization tools. Preference for open-source data visualization platforms.
Experience facilitating data analysis and visualization projects (conceptualization, stakeholder engagement, design and execution, iteration, and on-going support).
Demonstrated track record increasing use of data and promoting data literacy through effective data visualization products.
Experience applying UI/UX design principles and best practices is desirable.
Geospatial analysis skills using ArcGIS or QGIS is desirable.
Knowledge of health information systems, e.g., electronic medical records, DHIS2, community health information systems, labs, pharmacy, commodities, etc.
Knowledge of USAID Global Health and/or PEPFAR programs and indicators is desirable.
Strong communication, analytic, and presentation skills.
Full proficiency in spoken and written English and Swahili.
Ability to travel up to 30% within Tanzania.