Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Through Translating Data for Implementation (Data.FI) award, Palladium is seeking a Data Analyst. This a seconded position to the South African National Department of Health, based in Pretoria.
Data.FI is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Data.FI partners with PEPFAR programs to accelerate and sustain access to high-quality data to expedite HIV epidemic control and maintenance. Data.FI supports host country governments to enhance existing health information systems (HIS) and conduct in-depth analysis of HIV epidemiologic and program data to inform management responses to gaps in HIV and AIDS programming and sustain impact by supporting local partner transition.
In South Africa, Data.FI is supporting the National Department of Health (NDoH) to strengthen the national health information system, providing support to Tier.Net and the continued development of a national data warehouse solution. Data.FI also extends NDOH capacity to support national HIV policy implementation through a number of secondee positions.
The Data Analyst is a National Department of Health (NDOH) seconded position, that will be responsible for routinely developing and conducting analyses from a large, TB/HIV patient-level dataset. The Data Analyst will also be responsible for compiling these analyses into audience-specific reports, presentations, and materials that are clear, organized, and concise. The Data Analyst will be required to conceptualize and execute analyses that are translatable in different public health settings, and that relate back to the core strategies and concepts as communicated by relevant NDOH teams. The Data Analyst will draw on a strong understanding of the database schema and relevant data fields in order to produce analyses as requested by the NDOH. Critically, the Data Analyst will serve as the primary link between the raw data and those who are required to communicate key observations from said data.
The position reports to the Analytics Lead and is based at the NDOH office in Pretoria. The Data Analyst is expected to travel no more than 10% of the time.
Minimum education and experience required
Key competencies and professional expertise required