We are recruiting for a Senior Technical Advisor to join our team in London, UK.
The Senior Technical Advisor for surveillance and data-informed decision-making will be an organisation expert in the following specialist areas:
Communicable diseases surveillance and response, in particular routine surveillance
Epidemiology of communicable diseases, in particular malaria epidemiology and malaria elimination
Data-informed decision-making approaches
Operations research design and implementation
The post-holder will be responsible for evidence-based technical assistance, strategic advice, thought leadership, research and programme design on surveillance and data-informed decision-making to guide the elimination of communicable diseases. The post-holder will provide technical support and be technically involved in specific projects and will be actively involved in organisational activities such as business areas and/or communities of practice. The post holder will lead the Business area on data-informed decision-making.
Malaria and Epidemiologist experience is required for this position. You will also have the following skills and experience:
Global health practitioner with first-hand experience in low and middle-income countries in surveillance and response, results measurement, data-informed decision-making and operations research
Postgraduate qualification in global/public health, epidemiology or related field
Experience in communicable disease control, in particular malaria
Health systems strengthening experience
Extensive international experience, with experience working in LMICs in Africa and/or Asia
Experience in applying quality improvement approaches or adaptive management
Experience working in a technical support capacity with Ministries of health, international agencies and Non-Governmental organisations
Experience working with key donors such as USAID/PMI/CDC, BMGF, Unitaid, GFATM, Unicef
Experience mentoring and strengthening the knowledge and skills of health workers in surveillance and response, and data-informed decision-making
Experience in a technical support role at mid to senior level
Experience in the development and use of databases and statistical analysis software such as EpiData, Access, STATA, R
To apply for this position you will need to have the right to work in the UK.
Established in 2003, the charity one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control, and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations.
Their mission is to save lives and improve health in Africa and Asia through evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote Universal Health Coverage.