Statistician (Data Management and Statistics Team Lead) job at U.S. Mission
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Vacancy title:
Statistician (Data Management and Statistics Team Lead)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

U.S. Mission

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 12 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 27 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Statistician (Data Management and Statistics Team Lead).

The work schedule for this position is:
Full Time, 40 hours per week
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

• The Data Management and Statistician position is in the Data Science and Informatics (DSI) Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Uganda country office and serves as the lead for the Data Management and Statistics (DMS) Team.
• The job holder is a senior statistician and key public health technical advisor and provides a broad range of statistical, data management, and analytic expertise and support to physicians, epidemiologists, behavioral scientists, public health specialists, and health service researchers working on USG funded projects and activities.

Qualifications and Evaluations
• Completion of a Master’s degree in public health, Biostatistics/Statistics, Epidemiology, Data Management, or Informatics is required.

• Four years of progressively responsible experience in statistics, data management, programming, monitoring and evaluation, or research in health is required.
• At least 3 of these years focused on advanced analysis using SPSS, SAS, STATA, R, or other statistical software, is required.
• Plus 1 year of experience supervising staff is required.

• Fluent speaking/reading/writing English is required.

• Excellent oral and written communications skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with national and international health partners are required.
• Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting, and fiscal management in support of cooperative agreements and contracts is required.
• The ability to lead results-driven project teams and workgroups is required. Advanced user level of word processing, spreadsheets, and databases is required.
• Numerical skills for data analysis are required.
• Must have statistical and research skills in HIV/AIDS, TB, or STIs as demonstrated by published, peer-reviewed articles in professional journals, national, or international presentations.

• All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 12 July 2024
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 27-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-06-2068
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