The QED Group, LLC

  • Data Analytics/Data Visualization Specialist (Ethiopia)

    Job Locations ET
    Category
    Global Health Solutions
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Close Date
    1/23/2019
  • Overview

     

    QED Group is a global consulting company with 20 years of experience providing data-driven, insightful solutions for international development, defense, and diplomacy. We never lose focus on how an organization uses its resources to make better decisions, improve performance, change behavior, and manage adaptively. We are passionate about evidence-based decision making and are working to improve the quality and use of data through the implementation of smart measurement and evaluation strategies, organizational learning, the appropriate use of technologies and innovation, and the promotion of increased capacity in data visualization.

     

    The QED Group is seeking a Data Analytics/Data Visualization Specialist for a USAID Ethiopia Health Information Systems (HIS) project to support USAID/Ethiopia in providing technical assistance and other services for the implementation of the Electronic Health Information Systems (eHIS) Activity. The project is aimed to support the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) to improve the quality of health service and create a sustainable health care system through use of data for decision making and for providing similar services and deliverables to other countries in Africa or to respond to a crisis in Ethiopia.

     

    The Data Analytics/Data Visualization Specialist will help lead the design and development of compelling and engaging data visualizations and infographics in collaboration with project staff. S/he will develop clear visual solutions that organize data and information and incorporate multiple data sets into a cohesive and clear story for a variety of media (digital, mobile, print, power point) in support of the eHIS team.

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with a team of monitoring, evaluation, learning and knowledge management staff, program staff, web developers, and technical subject matter experts to solve problems and convey key messages using data visualization approaches, techniques, and methods.
    • Develop intuitive and attractive static and interactive data visualizations using routine program monitoring data from websites, annual and quarterly reports, and presentations to donors and other stakeholders.
    • Interpret and produce unique data visualizations for a variety of implementation research products, including reports, briefs, presentations and peer-reviewed journal articles.
    • Distill quantitative and qualitative data to communicate compelling stories to diverse audiences.
    • Establish data visualization standards and explore new, cutting-edge tools to periodically raise those standards.
    • Communicate results through presentations, reports, tools, and data visualizations for clients, internal staff, scientific journals, and other publications.
    • Build capacity of eHIS staff in data visualization.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s in Public Health preferred, with specialized skills in information computation design, computer and information sciences, graphic design, basic statistics, data visualization, media arts and sciences, or equivalent with 3-6 years of relevant experience.
    • Knowledge of graphics and visualization tools such as Adobe CS 5 Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Flash, Tableau, etc.
    • Experience with data analysis and data visualization using tools such as SAS, Excel, SPSS, MatLab/R.
    • Demonstrated ability to take complex information and/or large data sets and translate them for use in graphic or interactive visualizations for the web and/or other media.
    • Familiarity with current web standards-based HTML, CSS and interactive tools such as JQuery or other Javascript-based code libraries.
    • Experience in developing different types of visualization products.
    • Ability to collaborate with multiple diverse groups across teams.
    • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time.
    • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills (strong oral, written communication, and presentations skills as evidenced by publications or cover letter).
    • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

    1. Complete the online application.
    2. Attach your resume.
    3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
    4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

    Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

    Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

     

    Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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