Akesis is a subcontractor on the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program, a collection of eight complementary projects working to achieve stronger, more resilient health supply chains that ensure an uninterrupted stream of quality health products and services for millions of people worldwide. We are seeking an HIV/AIDS Data Analyst to support this program.
The HIV/AIDS Data Analyst supports the TO1 team on the Stock Tracking, Oversight, and Planning for HIV (STOP-HIV) initiative in PEPFAR supported countries and is responsible for the interoperability between supply chain and patient datasets as well as supports data visualization of global procurement as well as in-country HIV/AIDS commodity stock data at the central, regional and facility levels.
The HIV/AIDS Data Analyst performs complex data analysis, triangulating country stock data with a variety of other data sources to identify current and future risks. Using this data, the HIV/AIDS Data Analyst uses data visualization tools to communicate and help improve the in-country distribution of high priority commodities as well as communicates findings with PSM HQ and USAID/W to be leveraged by international, multi-donor working groups. As an integral part of the HIV/AIDS Task Order 1 team, the HIV/AIDS Data Analyst proactively works internally and externally to maximize data utilization and present solutions to in-country commodity issues.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Work with multiple country offices to routinely help collect, validate, manage, analyze, and report in-country HIV/AIDS commodity stock data at all supply chain levels for the PEPFAR countries in sub-Saharan, East and West Africa, the Caribbean, and South-east Asia
- Develop the monthly, quarterly, and annual reports of commodity stock status by country and by product, and provide monthly updates to the TO1 Deputy Director
- Support development of routine reports such as monthly First Line ARV Report and Evaluation (FLARE) and identify HIV/AIDS commodity stock risks using available data for USAID Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) and Global AIDS Coordination at the US State Department (S/GAC)
- In collaboration with the TO1 Deputy Director and TO1 team, review and provide support on technical inputs into key deliverables, including monthly commodity surveillance, first line ARV Reporting, and other deliverables such as quarterly and annual reports
- Review and develop recommendations for TO1 country work plans based on stock level trends, country context, WHO and country treatment guidelines, and procurement challenges and constraints
- Communicate with the USAID/W, USAID/missions and PSM field offices concerning development and continuous improvement of processes and procedures on any TO1 data visibility issues.
- Liaise with multiple teams across the GHSC/PSM project, USAID, and other stakeholders to coordinate regular communication, including developing agendas, developing technical presentations, keeping notes and tracking tasks and action items for meetings, as well as ensuring accuracy of communications for record keeping purposes
- Maintain knowledge in own discipline and expand professional and technical knowledge and versatility in international development work through a variety of training resources including: attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies and Chemonics’ practice networks
- Support the organization of workshops and conference participation, including the development of abstracts, satellite workshops, and meeting agendas, as well as logistical arrangements including issuing invitations, managing participation and follow-up documentation
- Stay abreast of HIV research and program strategies and regularly shares HIV updates from social media and the published literature
- Provide ad hoc support to the Deputy TO1 Director and USAID TO1 team members upon request
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as required
- Bachelor’s degree in job-related field, master’s degree preferred.
- A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in data management and/or data analytics, and demonstrated experience managing productive and professional relationships with external partners.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across a culturally and geographically diverse team.
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate and partner with ministry of health and other key government stakeholders working at both the global and country-level preferred.
- Knowledge of HIV/AIDS commodities and familiarity with USAID and/or Global Fund supply chain operations preferred.
- Expertise in supply chain management and/or health systems strengthening preferred.
- Experience in the healthcare commodities industry and/or working with global health programs in Africa and Asia preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and meeting facilitation skills.
- Ability to analyze data using statistical software such as Excel, R, SAS or STATA and present data in easily understood infographics and data visualizations, and present information concisely and accurately.
- Ability to develop, submit and present scientific abstracts and/or manuscripts.
- Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
- Demonstrated honesty, commitment to excellence, and strong work ethic.
- Ability to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4-8 weeks per year; experience living or conducting volunteer work in developing countries preferred.
- Excellent oral and written English language skills. French language skills encouraged.
- Must be located in the United States
About the Organization
Akesis (akesishealth.org) was established in 2000 as a result of the pioneering efforts of its founders in implementing one of the first antiretroviral treatment programs in Africa. Formerly known as the Axios Foundation, Akesis has worked over the last 20 years to strengthen health systems and access to healthcare in more than 35 countries around the world. Akesis believes in strengthening existing infrastructure, systems, and human resources in close collaboration with those who will ultimately benefit from these efforts.