Strategic Information Team Lead Job Placement – Social & Scientific Systems (SSS)

Job Title:        Strategic
Information Team Lead
Organisation: Social & Scientific Systems (SSS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
About US:
Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health
worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to
government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of
expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health
studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy
analysis. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead the Strategic Information (SI) team
    and oversee all SI activities
  • Work directly with USAID, the Chief of
    Party, and the Deputy Chief of Party to align SI activities with project
    priorities
  • Ensure quality of data used in program
    planning and reporting
  • Support M&E and related activities
  • Facilitating increased data use at USG,
    GOU, district and facility levels
  • Provide services related to gathering,
    synthesizing, and sharing data that facilitate evidence-based health
    programming and program management.
  • Performs other duties as required or
    assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s
    degree with three (3) years of experience (in addition to the 8 years
    requirement noted below) in SI-related areas such as applied research,
    epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics, health informatics, monitoring
    and evaluation, management information systems, information technology or
    data management;
OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree with five (5) years of
    experience (in addition to the 8 years requirement noted below) in
    SI-related areas such as applied research, epidemiology, statistics,
    biostatistics, health informatics, monitoring and evaluation, management
    information systems, information technology or data management;
  • At least eight (8) years of providing
    services related to gathering, synthesizing and sharing data that
    facilitate evidence-based health programming and program management;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data needs for
    PEPFAR reporting and strong qualitative and quantitative data collection
    and analytical skills are required;
  • Previous experience including health
    program monitoring, evaluation, health informatics, research and survey
    management, data management, information systems and implementation
    science/operations research.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

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