• Data Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    GHSI-III - Global Health Support Initiative III
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.                     

     

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:

     

    United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Global Health, Office of Professional Development and Management Support (GH/PDMS)

     

    Title: Data Analyst

     

    Application Deadline:   Open until Filled

    Salary GS11 

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION

    The Data Analyst provides high-level analytical support to the Global Health Bureau’s Office of Professional Development and Management Support (GH/PDMS).  The position’s primary role is to enhance PDMS’ capacity to make informed decisions by conducting analyses of issues related to GH staffing, management, and operations.  The Data Analyst manages a variety of information streams, including workforce data, budget and financial data, and programmatic data to support a data-driven, objective and transparent decision-making process within the Bureau.  The Data Analyst works closely with other members of the PDMS Analytics and Planning Team to provide analysis and recommendations on key staffing and management issues facing the GH Bureau. 

     

    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty adequately and to the satisfaction of the PDMS Senior Management. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    The Office of Professional Development and Management Support (GH/PDMS) carries out the professional staff development and supports personnel, administrative and management functions of the Bureau for Global Health.  GH/PDMS coordinates intra-Bureau teams in the areas of human resources and development programs; personnel planning; management of vital records and Continuity of Operations Plan; and management of administrative services, space planning, procurement, and office supplies.  It also works with Bureau offices and HR on the assignment, promotion, training, career development, and performance evaluation of Bureau employees, as well as those deployed in the health sector worldwide.

    Responsibilities

    • Plan, develop, implement and maintain a data management system, including establishment of baseline data points, data collection and reporting, and periodic data quality verification.
    • Identify relevant data sources at the Bureau and Agency level, collect, compile, and maintain data in spreadsheets, databases and other tools that facilitate analysis and use by others in PDMS and GH.
    • Conduct integrated analysis and interpretation as well as dissemination of workforce-related data to facilitate decision-making for senior leadership within PDMS.
    • Engage with stakeholders in PDMS, the GH Front Office, the Office of Policy, Programs and Planning (P3), and GH technical offices to develop and prioritize data analyses relevant to efficient and effective staffing and management practices in GH.
    • Support the formulation, implementation and analysis of GH staffing budgets, particularly related to institutional contractor mechanisms managed by PDMS. 
    • Participate in the development of strategies, plans, program guidance, and dissemination of results for Agency-wide application and incorporation into GH and USAID workforce practices and policies.
    • Design effective tools for maintaining and reporting on workforce data, for use in regular Agency and Bureau reporting, annual portfolio reviews, and ad hoc
    • Work with other offices across the GH Bureau to ensure their workforce data, including staffing data and organizational charts, is accurate, up-to-date, and accessible.
    • Draft and prepare various documents and correspondence such as action memos, briefs, Q&As and responses to Congressional inquiries for front office review.
    • Prepare presentations for Office Director and Deputy Director as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 or more years of relevant experience, or a master’s degree with 3 years of professional experience.
    • Familiarity with USAID’s programs is preferred. 
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Internet search engines and e-mail applications, as well as experience in the use of spreadsheets and database applications software is required. 
    • Excellent coordination skills, strong writing and editing skills, and strong research and analytical skills are also essential. 
    • Working knowledge of USAID rules, regulations, and standards is desirable and helpful. 
    • US citizenship required as a secret security clearance is required and must be obtained and maintained.

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to read, analyze, and interpret various documents, policies and data sources are essential.  The ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public is required.

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    This position requires the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to reports and financial tracking systems. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.

     

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    None.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT 

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

     

    This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.

     

    Social Solutions International and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com

     

    Social Solutions and CAMRIS are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

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