Data and Systems Consultant
Location: Senegal – Dakar preferred
Consultancy length: One year for up to 20 hours per month
Sightsavers are seeking an experienced Consultant who will support the electronic collection, management and analysis of data for various monitoring, evaluation and patient tracking activities across countries and programs.
The consultant will design and build data collection platforms, data visualization dashboards and reporting tools for each specific purpose. They will develop technical documentation as needed and support teams through processes to setup data collection activities; including remote setup of smartphones, configuring users and locations, etc, as well as supporting administrators with data quality reviews/data modifications and general system configuration.
As the successful consultant you will possess a degree (or equivalent) in computer science or systems technology, have experience in managing data in a health-related filed and have a background in working in the rural African context.
You will have analytical expertise, be able to work independently and be able to use DHIS2, CommCare, Metabase, QGIS/ArcGIS and programming languages such as SQL.
The consultancy will include occasional meetings in our Dakar office and the consultant must speak fluent English and French.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties, deliverables or required professional skills, please read the complete Terms of Reference (ToR) for further details.
Please ensure that you complete the Expression of Interest form (EOI) and attach it to your application along with any CVs.
Closing date: 27 June 2021
Sightsavers works to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote the rights of people with disabilities. Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes, and where people with disabilities participate equally in society.
We are truly committed to creating an inclusive culture which values and recognises diversity as something that will only ever make an organisation better. We encourage anyone to apply who possesses the qualities and behaviours outlined or who believes they have the propensity to learn them fast. You will be joining an inclusive and supportive team who welcome people from all backgrounds.