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Senior Coordinator, Data Analytics At EHealth Africa

Date Posted: 13/Feb/2020
Deadline: Not Specified

eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings and uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Coordinator, Data Analytics

Location: Kaduna
Department: Program Delivery
Employment Type: Full-Time National Employee

Purpose of the position  

  • The Senior Coordinator, Data Analytics develops computer interfacing, data conversion, data collection, mobile, web and computer applications using GIS and mobile data collection applications, Leads and coordinates the acquisition of new spatial data and supervises the integration of the data into GIS.


  • GIS, Project Management, Sprint Planning, Release Planning, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Lean.

What you’ll do
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Establishes database schemas and creates or modifies database tables; participates in data-mapping and conversation of data; extracts and presents data as required.
  • Prepares maps, maintains data sets, and analyses mapping data.
  • Maintain and upgrade/update existing Analytics and SharePoint sites.
  • Liaising with third-party data providers.
  • Continuous improvement and generation of analytics sites and SharePoint to provide rapid access to knowledge
  • Maintain existing datasets in SQL, creation of views and linking of information for end-users.
  • Researches, and evaluates GIS solutions (ESRI), providing recommendations on new technology relevant to exploration and growth.


  • Maintain, upgrade and create SQL database views and other data warehousing in order to provide relevant information to functions within exploration and growth.

Data Management:

  • SharePoint, Data Analytics, SNL and other mining and markets third-party data sources The generator of Geospatial Knowledge and Analytics.
  • Continuous improvement, keep abreast and apply new technologies that are fit for purpose within the GIS and Analytics fields.
  • Linking data warehouse (SQL) to various applications and analytics sites.  Maintaining and updating key GIS datasets, participate and become a key contributor to the way forward for enterprise-wide GIS systems.
  • Owning Data Warehouse for Exploration and Growth.
  • Develops computer interfacing, data conversion, data collection, mobile, web and computer applications using GIS and mobile data collection applications
  • Leads and coordinates the acquisition of new spatial data and supervises the integration of the data into eHA’s GIS. Identifies, understands, and articulates solutions for issues by means of ArcGIS knowledge including ArcGIS for Desktop and other ArcGIS technologies.
  • Leads the development and maintenance of customs processes and models to ensure data quality assurance.
  • Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
  • Attends and participates in annual strategic planning meetings, country management meetings, staff meetings, training classes, and supervision.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

Who you are
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Geomatics, Mining Engineering, Data Analytics or related field
  • Postgraduate Degree is an asset
  • 4+ years’ experience in Analytics and Data Management combined with GIS
  • Knowledge of or work experience in mining exploration an asset
  • Curious, dynamic and inquisitive with a strong desire for continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated experience with  R or Python, SQL, GIS, and knowledge of ArcGIS suite o toolsf  
  • Strong data management and SharePoint skills:
  • Power BI skills or other analytics tools an asset
  • Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills
  • Professional Certification in the GIS or related field is an added advantage.
  • Significant and advanced GIS experience may substitute for the Master’s degree.
  • Relevant working experience in an NGO is desirable. Demonstrated Knowledge of GIS data principles, practices and Techniques, Cartography and data collection systems.
  • Strong project management skills, including experience in agile practices and frameworks e.g. Lean, Scrum and Kanban.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and deliver within tight timelines while being flexible in adapting to new roles.
  • Working knowledge of project management tools, e.g. Atlassian Jira, Redbooth, etc.
  • Understanding of open Source GIS (QGIS, PostGIS and GeoServer), data transformation tools (FME Desktop, Kettle and python) and Commercial GIS (ArcInfo, ArcView, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox), ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), AgilePgM or Certified Scrum Product Owner.
  • GIS certification

Work Environment:

  • The eHealth Africa work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHealth Africa is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, sits; walk; stand; bend; The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, and stoop or knee sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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