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Consultant - Immunization Data AnalysisWorld Health Organization (WHO)

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job description - Consultant - Immunization Data Analysis

To provide technical expertise to the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB), Immunization Analysis and Insights (IAI) Unit to collect, consolidate, validate, manage and analyze immunization data from different sources.

Background  
The WHO IVB IAI Unit is responsible for collecting, harmonizing, managing and disseminating data on immunization. This allows the IAI Unit to fulfill WHO’s mandate to:

  • Monitor immunization programme performance and vaccine preventable diseases surveillance.
  • Track progress towards global and regional immunization indicators.
  • Monitor progress towards the Immunization-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Guide global and regional immunization strategies.

Deliverables

  • Perform data collection cleaning, and preprocessing:
    • Review, validate and analyze collected data.
    • Establish automatized data cleaning and review processes.
  • Build and maintain data pipelines, develop and implement data models and algorithms.
  • Develop detailed documentation of data flows and data processing, including metadata.
  • Perform data analysis for global meetings working groups reports as follows:
    • Contribute to the analyses and the refinement/development of indicators for the global and regional IA2030 M&E frameworks.
    • Provide analysis for inputs to global immunization related reports and publications, WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) meetings, WHO’s Executive Board and the World Health Assembly.
  • Produce data visuals using various tools, including WHO corporate ones and contribute to the dissemination of the data and analyses performed.
  • Deliverable 1: Automatized ingestion of data sets in WIISE Mart, including data modeling and pipeline creation.
  • Deliverable 2: Developed views using SQL language to expose the data for its dissemination in various repositories through API connections.
  • Deliverable 3: Produce data analyses for IVB global meetings, working groups and reports.
  • Deliverable 4: Produce data visuals, graphs and maps.
  • Deliverable 5: Provide detailed documentation of all processes for the management and visualization of immunization data.

Educational Qualifications
Essential:

  • First-level University Degree in Health or Data Sciences, Statistics, Epidemiology, or another related field.

Desirable:

  • Training/certification in emergency response and quality improvement/ quality assurance processes EMT Mentor training.
  • Rapid response training such as EMT, UNDAC, or INSARAG.
  • Completion of the WHO EMT Mentor training or have completed similar training in mentorship application.

Experience:  
Essential:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience in data management, data mining, analysis and data visualization.

Desirable:

  • Experience of WHO operations from within the organization and/or as a partner.
  • Experience working with XMart.

Skills: 

  • Proven expertise in data analysis.
  • Demonstrated effective working relations with multi-disciplinary and multicultural teams.
  • Excellent command in SQL language, Power BI or other visualization tool, and statistical software (i.e. “R”).
  • Knowledge of vaccine-preventable diseases and immunization information systems.
  • Languages required:

Essential:  

  • Expert knowledge of English.

Desirable:

  • Expert knowledge of another UN language.

Remuneration
Band level A - USD 3,955 - USD 6,980 per month.

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