Social & Scientific Systems (S-3)

Strategic Information Lead

UG-Kampala
Job ID
2017-1715
Category
Information Technology/Programming
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.

SSS is seeking a Strategic Information Team Lead for its five-year, USAID-funded, Strategic Information Technical Support (SITES) project in Uganda.

This position is assigned to the SITES project to execute project tasks under the direction of the Chief of Party and the Deputy Chief of Party.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the Strategic Information (SI) team and oversee all SI activities
  • Work directly with USAID, the Chief of Party, and the Deputy Chief of Party to align SI activities with project priorities
  • Ensure quality of data used in program planning and reporting
  • Support M&E and related activities
  • Facilitating increased data use at USG, GOU, district and facility levels
  • Provide services related to gathering, synthesizing, and sharing data that facilitate evidence-based health programming and program management.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree with three (3) years of experience (in addition to the 8 years requirement noted below) in SI-related areas such as applied research, epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics, health informatics, monitoring and evaluation, management information systems, information technology or data management;

OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree with five (5) years of experience (in addition to the 8 years requirement noted below) in SI-related areas such as applied research, epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics, health informatics, monitoring and evaluation, management information systems, information technology or data management;

AND

  • Eight (8) years of providing services related to gathering, synthesizing and sharing data that facilitate evidence-based health programming and program management;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data needs for PEPFAR reporting and strong qualitative and quantitative data collection and analytical skills are required;

DESIRED

  • Desired areas of experience include health program monitoring, evaluation, health informatics, research and survey management, data management, information systems and implementation science/operations research.

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