Impact Specialist – Monitoring Systems at Medic Mobile

Role Description
As Impact Specialist – Analyst, you will support our team to better understand and have confidence in the interventions and tools that we develop, from prototyping through to scale. You will draw on public health and human-centered design principles to craft and execute technical analysis plans. This role joins the impact team and works closely with teammates across Medic Mobile, including several cities on the East and West Coast, USA, in East and West Africa, and South Asia.

Position Information
Employment Status: Full-time
Location: North America – ideal locations include Washington DC, Boston, or San Francisco but other locations will be considered
Position Title: Impact Specialist – Analyst
Report to: Director of Impact

Position Details and Responsibilities
Data Analysis to support our innovation process and product development (50%)
Work with teammates from Africa and Global offices to identify learning goals and key questions for each phase of the project iteration cycle
Formulate and execute end-to-end analysis plans to answer these questions
Document and disseminate results to relevant teammates, including through data visualizations, report writing, presentations, etc.
Use quantitative findings to support designers in developing site visit and user research plans, and to inform recommendations on improvements to interventions and/or Medic’s products

Strategic analysis (40%)
conduct targeted and exploratory data analysis on strategic projects and questions across the organization; lasting 1-6 months these analyses will range from exploring health system or policy questions, implementations of health worker workflows across contexts and regions, new product features, etc.
communicate findings through data visualization and reports

Impact Team responsibilities (10%)
Participate in joint Impact team projects and calls
Contribute to conversations and work on improving data infrastructure, including interfacing with the Medic Mobile Product Team to establish new requirements and feature requests related to data accessibility
Act as a champion for creating a data-driven culture focused on increasing the impact of our interventions
Represent Medic Mobile at select conferences

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a focus in public health, mathematics, epidemiology or other relevant disciplines
2+ years of relevant work experience
General love of data and excitement for data-driven decision making
Diverse data analysis and data visualization experience
Familiarity with relational databases such as PostgreSQL
Experience with statistical analysis in Stata, SPSS, or R
Ability to work under high pressure, meet deadlines, monitor and follow-up on pending matters with minimal supervision
Ability to collaborate with a distributed team on a self-directed work schedule
Exhibit empathy and respect for other cultures
Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to tell a compelling story, built on data
Excited to get to know our end users, including community health workers
Solutions-oriented approach to challenges
Detail oriented
Fluent in English; other language skills a plus
The ability and openness to travel up to 10% time, with simple accommodations, to Medic Mobile’s regional offices in Nairobi, Dakar, Kampala, and Kathmandu (and in some cases, to partner sites across Africa and Asia)
A flexible working schedule to enable coordination among remote contributors, teammates, and offices, which will likely include early morning or late evening hours
Must have or be able to obtain a current, valid passport

Ideal applicants will have:
Prototyping and design experience
Qualitative research experience
Work in global health and/or community health systems, with field experience in low-income countries

Apply by filling out the form in this link: Applications without all components will not be considered. We hope to fill this position quickly and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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