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Analyst, Routine Immunization

Cameroon (Cameroon)

  • Organization: CHAI - Clinton Health Access Initiative
  • Location: Cameroon (Cameroon)
  • Grade: Entry Level - Open for both International and National Professionals - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
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Analyst, Routine Immunization

Country
Cameroon
City
Yaounde
Type
Full Time
Program (Division)
Country Programs - Cameroon
Overview

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org


CHAI began work in Cameroon in 2007, with a focus on improving access to lifesaving HIV diagnosis, treatment, and care. CHAI helped the Ministry of Health to introduce and scale up pediatric and second-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) and improve laboratory systems to better diagnose the disease, including Early Infant Diagnosis (EID). Since then, CHAI has helped introduce point-of-care testing for HIV and innovative mobile health technology to improve turnaround time for EID results. We have helped to integrate EID, Viral Load (VL), and tuberculosis (TB) testing on one device, and we are working to increase access to newer and better medications for adults and children with HIV alongside the National AIDS Control Committee.
CHAI is also supporting the government in its efforts to save the lives of women and infants through mentoring of service providers and increasing access to long-acting contraceptives to help women safely plan their families. We have supported the government to introduce and scale up better treatment for severe malaria and are now helping to ensure that it is consistently available and properly used by health workers across the country.


To ensure the potency and delivery of lifesaving vaccinations, we are helping the government to improve the country’s cold chain supply system and introducing new and improved vaccines for diseases such as cancer-causing human papilloma virus (HPV) and polio. Most recently, CHAI has been supporting the government to develop a system of universal health coverage that will enable the country to provide affordable, quality care to all.
Role Overview


Clinton Health Access Initiative, (CHAI) Cameroon is seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented individual with strong problem solving and analytical skills for the Analyst position. The successful candidate should have excellent analytical skills, function independently, be self-motivated, can thrive in challenging environments and have a strong commitment to excellence.
The Analyst will support efforts to improve immunization coverage, which has been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Cameroon. They will provide support to analyze trends in coverage, including trends at National and district level to assess the continuous impact of the pandemic on immunization. The candidate will also support the development and use of tools to track the impact of COVID-19 on Routine Immunization and leverage this to support the planning and implementation of recovery activities. The ideal candidate should be able to work independently, be flexible and have a strong commitment to work excellence. We are keen to hear from people with the above attributes.

Responsibilities

• Support the development and use of tools to track the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Routine Immunization.
• Support the continuous analysis of trends in immunization coverage including district and facility level analysis to assess continued impact of COVID-19 pandemic on coverage and identify potential areas for catchup.
• Support the development and implementation of policies and guidelines for catching up on accrued VPD vulnerabilities caused by effects of COVID-19 pandemic on Routine Immunization.
• Support the EPI in consolidating and analyzing various data sources including, coverage and demographic data to identify disparities in coverage at sub-national level and where missed communities are likely to be found.
• Develop data dashboards and coordinate data review mechanisms, as needed.
• Support with preparing programmatic reports and other work-related products such as case studies, manuscripts, lessons learnt etc.
• Perform other duties that may be assigned by Program Manager.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree, with preference for an advanced degree in Health Informatics or any related analytical discipline.
• Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience in fast paced, results-driven environment.
• High proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other data visualization tools and software.
• Solid background in health data analytics and visualization.
• Strong analytical, problem solving and communication (written & verbal) skills, including ability to develop and present presentations and program documents.
• Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.
• Ability to absorb and synthesize broad range of information.
• Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• High proficiency in the use of PowerPoint and Word
• A structured and assured oral communication style in English and French.


Advantages
• Technical knowledge and experience in immunization, vaccine delivery, health systems strengthening.
• Solid mastery of key data analysis and visualization software including but not limited to Stata, MySQL, PowerBI, QGIS, Tableau or other related software.
• Experience working with Government institutions and/or working in multi-stakeholder environments.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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