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Francophone Research Data Manager

Project Description

Performance Monitoring and Accountability (PMA2020) is a multi-country research project led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that uses innovative mobile technology to track FP2020 indicators, strengthen national M&E systems, and provide programmatic feedback to family planning, maternal/newborn health, WASH, primary health care, and other health stakeholders. 
Program countries include: Ghana, DR Congo (Kinshasa and Kongo Central), Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, India (Rajasthan) and Cote D'Ivoire.
The project is implemented by in-country university and research organizations, deploying a cadre of female resident enumerators trained in mobile-assisted data collection. PMA2020 establishes a data collection platform that transforms the way health survey data is collected--- a platform that may be utilized for monitoring a range of health program areas in the future. 

Position Description

PMA2020 is seeking a full-time research data manager to support data management and analysis activities across all project countries and in Baltimore, with a particular focus on Francophone countries. The research data manager will work with the existing data management team to assist in the oversight of an international data management team and will provide data management support for new PMA2020 Francophone partners, including conducting international trainings on data management and analysis with project partners and affiliates. 
Specific tasks that the Research Data Manager will be responsible for include:
+ Building data monitoring systems for new topic areas
+ Monitoring quality and rapidity of data collection
+ Developing and updating training materials
+ Developing and updating analysis protocols
+ Working on analyses with project partners and affiliates
+ Assisting with the generation of reports and data briefs
+ Assisting with analysis of data for auxiliary publications
+The Research Data Manager will be expected to work with a high degree of independence and will report to PMA2020's Associate Director of Research
+This position will include support to Francophone Africa in its portfolio and therefore program experience within the region, as well as strong French language skills are highly desirable 


Bachelor's degree in related discipline
+ Three years of related experience 

Preferred Qualifications

+ Master's in public health or realted field
+Fluency or profiency in French
Advanced Stata skills, primarily for data management
+ Willing to travel internaitonally up to 30% of the time
Ability to self-manage tasks and timelines while working in a team environment
Ability to execute assignments with a short turnaround time
+ Ability to manage multiple activities, deadlines, and priorities simultaneously
+ Experience in speaking and writing technical/scientific French
+ Additional statistical software package experience a plus
+ Experience with ODK

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