Senior Data Analyst

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 5 November 2019

Job Description


  • Master in Public Health, Informatics, Biostatistics, Statistics, Demography or equivalent education and work experience.
  • Strong analytic and quantitative aptitude, including an understanding of data science and informatics.
  • Experience with managing large data projects, including integrating and analysing multiple datasets and developing customized reporting.
  • Must be computer literate and must be able to use Windows, MS Office, PowerPoint, and Excel as well as statistical analytical packages and data manipulation with R, Python etc.
  • Experience with business intelligence visualisation software like PowerBI, QlikSense, Tableau etc.
  • Experience using messy data to mine relevant insights to improve program performance.
  • At least 5 years of experience in data analytics of public health data, including HIV/AIDS and TB related data.
  • At least 5 years of progressive responsibility in managing teams and projects.
  • Experience creating compelling and meaningful visualization and reports displaying programme, health quality and cost information for a wide range of audiences, including health providers, implementers and executive management.

Desired experience

  • Capacity building and experience in data analytics training and experience in facilitating data use frameworks with various stakeholders
  • Experience in and working knowledge of PEPFAR and District Health Information Systems and PEPFAR reporting systems (, DHIS, and DATIM)
  • Demonstrated success in delivering a data science project that impacted program performance.
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in mixed-methods data analytics and complex project management.


  • Able to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Aptitude for, and interest in, numbers
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time management
  • Logical thinking
  • Analytical thinking
  • Leadership skills and Strategic vision
  • Creative
  • Must have valid driver’s licence


  • Development, enhancement of data use and analysis plans
  • Data Analytics
  • Facilitate implementation of data use forums
  • Data management and reporting
  • Internal and external capacity building
  • Effective self-management and performance ownership

About the Organization

Right to Care (RTC) is a non-profit company with a vision that all HIV-positive patients receive high quality treatment, care and support, improving their quality of life and productivity in South Africa and other African Countries.

By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason.

The EQUIP Consortium is led by Right to Care (RTC) in collaboration with four other Africa based Partners. The EQUIP Consortium provides countries with innovative and customized solutions that increase HIV testing and linkage to care, widens the coverage of ART, expands capacity for viral load monitoring and improves retention of patients on ART. With the support of USAID, EQUIP is designed to provide rapid responses to the needs of high-priority PEPFAR countries.

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