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6 Dec 2020

Contract Job Vacancy for a Data Analyst at TB HIV Care

Career Junction – Posted by JobLink24 Bisho, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Job Vacancy for a Data Analyst at TB HIV Care

Location: Bisho, Eastern Cape

Job Type: Contract

Company: TB HIV Care

Job Title: Data Analyst at TB HIV Care

Closing Date: Expires in 30 days

Salary: Not Specified

Job Reference Number: Ref TBH200903-1


Job Description

The Data Analyst reports to the Data Scientist and supports the Provincial Department of Health on the 90-90-90 program for HIV and TB data management and analytics. The Data Analyst will work with large and complex data sets, analyzing data elements and health indicators, cleaning data, and optimizing ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) processes.

Minimum Requirements

  • A proven track record of working with data, data analysis, and data management
  • Must have strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Power BI, Tableau, SQL server reporting services), databases (SQL, etc.), programming (Structured Query Language (SQL), XML, JavaScript, Python, ETL frameworks) and APIs (Application Programming Interfaces),
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using quantitative research methods and statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS, STATA, etc.)
  • Must have strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be competent in report writing and comfortable presenting findings to forums and groups
  • Must have minimum of a Masters (MSc) in mathematics, economics, epidemiology, information management or statistics, or Bachelors degree with 5-7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Must have minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant work experience

Duties and Responsibilities

Data Analytics

  • Building models to analyze UNAIDS 90-90-90 performance
  • Analyzing health data to inform decision making
  • Developing interactive dashboards according to stakeholder requirements
  • Identifying, analyze, and interpret trends and patterns embedded within data sets using statistical techniques, with an aim to increase health service efficiency
  • To present information using data visualization techniques
  • Work with management to prioritize DoH health information and analytic needs

Data Management

  • To maintain and monitor databases from primary or secondary data sources
  • To filter and “clean” data from computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems
  • To support the development and maintenance of a data warehouse
  • Optimize ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) processes


  • Support DoH with data analytics for routine and ad-hoc reports



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