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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters, and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality. These principles must apply to all MSF staff.
Job Details:
Title of position: Data Analyst Activity Manager – EPI Centre
Status of position: Full Time
Number of positions: 1
Location: Hangha (Kenema District) – MSF Hospital / KGH
Salary: Based on the organization scale
Main responsibilities of the position

Defining, coordinating and monitoring all data related activities including data collection, analysis, reporting, monitoring and evaluation processes according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures in... order to ensure quality medical care for patients and their communities and to improve the health condition of the population

Participate in designing, reviewing and adapting data management (DM) tools according to the ENABLE study (https://shorturl.at/htDW7) protocol, and ensure that all the deployed DM tools at the site are up-to-date.
Providing technical support to the field workers in the implementation of routine data collection at the Kenema General Hospital (KGH) study site, and ensure strict adherence to the study Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and participant follow-up schedules. Support the site field team in the identification and resolution of challenges encountered during data collection.
Developing and implementing data quality assurance methods to ensure accuracy and reliability of the information, respect and confidentiality all participant information and good clinical practice.
Managing and supervising the work of the field team for quality assurance including identification of training needs and providing coaching and capacity building for the staff on issues related to data. Also, monitoring the fieldworker activities by conducting data quality checks of study participants.

Participate in the planning and recruitment, with support of the site HR department, of the fieldworkers and the data team to ensure an appropriate team in terms of size, capabilities and skills for proper implementation the ENABLE programme.

On a weekly, monthly basis or upon request, prepare data reviews or/and field visit reports about the implementation of the study, and make presentations during the Programme HQ meetings.

Performing additional activities whenever needed and as requested by the supervisor.

Required Criteria:
Education: Degree (preferably masters) in Computer Science, Statistics or Epidemiology or Public Health with extensive training in statistics.
Experience: Desirable working experience with MSF or other NGOs.
At least 2 years of experience in Data Management
Experience in computer systems administration including a very good experience in using the REDCap database management software
Previous experience in Lassa Fever research will be an asset.
Languages: Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
Knowledge: Good clinical practices (GCP)
Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet) and statistical packages, STATA, R, SAS
Essential knowledge of clinical studies (phases, designs, etc.)
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Application Details

Applicants should submit: Application letter, CV, copy of certificates/diplomas, copy of labour card, copy of work certificates from previous employment. no original documents to be submitted

Applications can be submitted to: MSF Kenema Hospital (Hangha), MSF Kenema Base (Tissor), MSF Belgium office in Freetown at 49K Ronsab Drive Off Spur road, or to msfocb-sl-recruitment@brussels.msf.org

Application deadline: May 15, 2024 – no late applications will be accepted
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further recruitment process.

Please note that MSF does not reimburse transportation cost if applicants are asked for a test or interview.

Please indicate DATA ANALYST ACTIVITY MANAGER on the envelope or in the subject line of your email.

MSF does not charge fees for receiving any applications or participating in any recruitment process
Kenema Sierra Leone


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