ACCESS Health International is a not for profit think tank and advisory group with a mission to improve access to high quality and affordable healthcare. The Primary Healthcare Program at ACCESS Health is carried out in close collaboration with governments, development partners, and healthcare providers to improve the delivery, financing, and governance of primary healthcare services. ACCESS Health International seeks dynamic, entrepreneurial candidates with an interest in new approaches to primary healthcare delivery. ACCESS Health is leading the performance monitoring function for a primary healthcare initiative in Uttar Pradesh. The consultant will work as a Statistician for this project, and will be part of the Primary Healthcare team at ACCESS Health.
Facilitate the design and implementation of the overall monitoring and evaluation framework.
Prepare statistical analysis plans for the project, develop the information management platform, including a database and dashboard, and manage data cleaning and processing.
Supervise the collection and analysis of data from the health facilities and community outreach.
Coordinate with the external evaluation team as required.
Support the State Program Manager in coordination with the Government of UP on questions related to data and analytics.
Support the project in preparation of reports and presentations
Ensure training and support to the district and block teams in collecting and inputting the data
Supervise the data entry personnel for the project
Proficiency in statistical software such as STATA, SPSS or SAS.
Strong analytical skills in quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
Comfortable in using Microsoft office
Excellent written and verbal communication in English.
Candidates with an understanding of the Indian health care system and government reporting will be preferred.
Qualification and Experience
Minimum 5 years of experience as a statistician in the development sector, with a Master’s degree in Public Health, Demography, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Statistics or equivalent.
Familiarity with different government health surveys and data sets
Should be a team player
Should have strong interest in improving health outcomes of the state
Should be self-motivated and creative with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Should be willing to travel extensively within the selected blocks of Uttar Pradesh
Should be familiar with computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Fluency in written and spoken Hindi and English
Salary offered will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should email their CV along with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Statistician, Primary Healthcare” in the subject line.