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Analyst, TB

Analyst, TB

Country 
India
City 
Chennai
Type 
Full Time
Business Unit 
Country Programs - Country Teams
Additional Location Description 
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Overview

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. ("CHAI") is a global health organization committed to saving lives, reducing the burden of disease and strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world. 

 

CHAI India is working with the Greater Chennai Corporation towards an ambitious vision of a TB Free Chennai. Under this vision, the Corporation aims to develop a comprehensive service delivery model for rapidly achieving increased case detection and reduced TB mortality. The Corporation's vision will be realized through the support and collaboration of several donors and partners providing technical and implementing support. CHAI has seconded a Technical Support Group (TSG) to the Corporation to support strategy development and implementation as well as overall consortium coordination CHAI is also engaged in conducting primary research on drivers of patient and provider behavior, to generate insights that will support the implementation of the TB Free Chennai Initiative. 

 

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials for the role of Analyst to support CHAI's work in Chennai. S/He must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong commitment to excellence. S/He will: work under the guidance of the TSG Program Manager; work closely with other key strategic partners to support the behavior research activities, which are fundamental to successfully improving the design of the TB Free Chennai Initiative; and lead pilot initiatives based on the insights generated.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development of data collection, management and analysis tools and templates, including survey tools, observation tools, interview tools, and databases;
  • Support the design and implementation of ongoing quality assurance measures for all electronic and paper data collection activities;
  • Support the management of the relationship with a third party data collection agency and provide high level oversight of data collection at the household level;
  • Clean, manage, and analyze large data sets;
  • Support the analysis and insight generation for the behaviour research activities and other relevant project data;
  • Provide regular recommendations to the Corporation and partners on overall progress of the behaviour research study, and any data-driven recommendations for program adjustments;
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering / business / economics / statistics or equivalent; Masters preferred;
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in demanding, results-oriented environments in the public sector and/or private sector; prior experience in a research role preferred;
  • Experience analyzing large data sets using statistical software such as Stata, SAS, SPSS or R is required;
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills, including attention to detail and fluency in Microsoft Excel;
  • Strong command of English required, Tamil is an advantage;
  • Experience working in a TB Project is an advantage.  

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