Deadline: 27 June 2016
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Data Analyst in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 1 year.
The Data Analyst will undertake specific streams of work under the supervision of the Coordinator of SEE, working with other team and departmental members as necessary.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Data Analyst will perform the following functions-
- Undertake analysis and summarize results of malaria intervention coverage and endemicity through available nationally representative household surveys.
- Contribute to other analyses undertaken by the SEE team, particularly to support production of the World Malaria Report.
- Assist with the day-to-day management of databases housed in SEE.
- Undertake literature reviews on malaria programme coverage, incidence and mortality.
- Provide technical inputs and respond to ad hoc requests for data, analysis, presentations and information.
- Work with a peer community that pursues creative engagement within WHO, stimulating innovation while ensuring alignment with overall departmental goals.
- Support the Organization to successfully influence national and international efforts to implement the Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 206-2030.
Applicants must have-
- First university degree with strong quantitative and analytical content related to Public Health (e.g. Biostatistics/ Computing, Health Economics, Epidemiology or Public Health).
- Advanced university degree with strong quantitative and analytical content (e.g. Biostatistics, Computing, Mathematics, Epidemiology or Public Health) is desirable.
- Knowledge of malaria epidemiology, desirable.
- Advanced knowledge of statistical software (Stata/r/SPSS/ SAS) including programming skills.
- 2 years of experience of analyzing complex data sets, cleaning and curating databases and undertaking literature reviews.
- Experience of working on malaria and mathematical modeling, desirable.
- Experience of analyzing data from nationally representative household surveys, desirable.
- Knowledge of epidemiology and statistical analysis with strong hands-on quantitative skills.
- Ability to work quickly and willingness to deliver products under time pressure and short deadlines.
- Self-starter, self-motivated, self-manager.
- Excellent interpersonal skills including integrity, good judgment, team working and diplomacy.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Intermediate knowledge of French is desirable.
- Knowledge of another UN language is desirable.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WHO.