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STOP: Data Management Position

General Overview

The Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) Program at CDC is recruiting qualified applicants working as Data Managers. These participants would be deployed through the World Health Organization (WHO), a STOP/CDC partner, to provide technical support to countries requiring support and technical assistance to strengthen immunization and vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) health information systems and improve data quality, management, analysis and use of immunization and VPD surveillance data.

STOP Data Managers will be assigned to work with an in-country counterpart to support capacity development activities that may include any of the following:

  • Improving data recording and reporting processes
  • Improving data quality monitoring, evaluation and feedback sharing with data sources
  • Improving data analysis and use
  • Improving data sharing with partners and stakeholders

STOP Data Managers must be extremely motivated and flexible individuals, who work well independently and on teams, under difficult conditions, and with people of different cultures.  

Position Requirements

The STOP Program is seeking experienced data managers, with extensive experience working within and supporting the health information system, specifically with immunization and VPD surveillance data. In order to qualify, candidates must have:

  • 5+ years of experience as an immunization/surveillance data manager, with specific experience in:
    • Data quality improvement
    • Data recording, reporting, analysis, use and monitoring/feedback
    • Training others on data management or conducting capacity building activities for improved data quality
    • Presenting data or using data for behavior/policy change
  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field, or 12+ years of experience working in the field of public health
  • Fluency in English and Arabic
  • Fluency in a second language desired, particularly French or Spanish
  • Previous experience working or studying internationally is desired
  • Page last reviewed: November 28, 2016
  • Page last updated: November 28, 2016
  • Content source: Global Health
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