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Quantitative Data Analyst — Community Resilience and Health System Use

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Website Results for Development

Results for Development (R4D) is a leading non-profit global development partner. We collaborate with change agents around the world — government officials, civil society leaders and social innovators — to create strong systems that support healthy, educated people. We help our partners move from knowing their goal to knowing how to reach it. We combine global expertise in health, education and nutrition with analytic rigor, practical support for decision-making and implementation and access to peer problem-solving networks. Together with our partners, we build self-sustaining systems that serve everyone and deliver lasting results. Then we share what we learn so others can achieve results for development, too. 
We have a unique and vibrant culture at R4D. Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of our work environment and help advance our mission. Diversity—of ideas, identities, perspectives and backgrounds—is vital to who we are and what we do. We seek people who embrace these values and will help reinforce them. Our work culture is collaborative, creative and entrepreneurial. We operate based on trust and respect. Teams across the organization frequently collaborate on programmatic work and support each other in continuously building a better R4D.
Background
Results for Development (R4D) is a leading non-profit global development partner. We collaborate with change agents around the world — government officials, civil society leaders and social innovators — to create strong systems that support healthy, educated people. We help our partners move from knowing their goal to knowing how to reach it. We combine global expertise in health, education and nutrition with analytic rigor, practical support for decision-making and implementation and access to peer problem-solving networks. Together with our partners, we build self-sustaining systems that serve everyone and deliver lasting results. Then we share what we learn so others can achieve results for development, too. 
The Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator (Accelerator) is a five-year program funded by USAID’s Office of Health Systems and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that provides support to countries as they tackle health systems challenges and accelerate progress toward self-reliance. The Accelerator is led by R4D with support from Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF) and ICF.
Opportunity
Results for Development (R4D) seeks a consultant to design and implement a secondary data analysis study. The ideal candidate should be a highly skilled quantitative data analyst with experience conducting secondary data analysis, including defining research questions; acquiring data from diverse sources; conducting exploratory data analysis, data modeling, and data visualization; and communicating results.  
The consultant will join a small team working on an Accelerator activity entitled Enhancing Social Capital and Community-level Political Economy to Improve Household and Community Resilience. The foundational questions for this activity concern possible associations between social capital, resilience, and health equity. Of interest is examining if health equity improvements can be attributed to increased social capital and/or increased resilience capacities. Cutting across the activity is the aim of applying a research to practice approach and interest to strategize ways to use both an equity lens and behavioral approaches to identify opportunities to leverage social capital for improved resilience at the community and household level.
Specific responsibilities for the consultant will include the following:
§  Based existing approaches and evidence, determine social capital/resilience measure and health equity measure (s) to be used for this study
§  Finalize the research questions for the study
§  Identify indicators and data sources
§  Select specific countries
§  Write a data analysis and data treatment plan
§  Complete secondary data analysis and generate output
§  Write a draft report with visualizations and following a review period make revisions and prepare a final report with visualizations
§  Write a technical brief to summarize findings
§  Prepare a PowerPoint presentation to summarize findings
§  Present findings to stakeholders

Qualifications

  • The following qualifications are required for this assignment.
  • PhD or Master’s degree in public health, statistics, economics, operations research, demography, anthropology, international studies
  • 10+ years of experience in applied analytical competencies using robust methods
  • Data analytic skills in mining, evaluation, analysis, and visualization
  • Experience in statistical analysis using Excel, SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, Python, or other packages
  • Experience using business intelligence tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or MicroStrategy 
  • Technical writing experience in relevant areas, including technical reports, presentations, and manuscripts writing
  • Record of publications in peer reviewed journals and/or conference presentations
  • Experience conducting analytic and research activities in low- and middle-income countries
  • Knowledge of USAID programming, particularly in relation to health, health equity, and community resilience
  • Experience with USAID monitoring and evaluation (M&E) approaches, particularly working with indicators and routine health, demographic, and socio-economic data
  • Fluent spoken and written English
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