Position Summary

Reporting to the Data Management and Informatics Lead, the Junior Data Analyst will provide analytic support in the areas of data management, documentation, and analysis to support PHIA and other projects. Responsibilities may include data cleaning, generating survey statistics, programming for ad hoc analyses, and preparing data documentation to support six or more nationally representative population-based surveys in sub-Saharan Africa designed to assess the impact of PEPFAR-supported HIV prevention, care and treatment programs.


  • Generate analytic outputs, including survey monitoring reports, report tables, and ad hoc analytic requests (20%)
  • Write and execute statistical programs for the creation of analysis datasets, tables, figures, and listings (20%)
  • Prepare data documentation including data dictionaries, codebooks, and data use manuals (20%)
  • Provide statistical programming expertise to project teams by preparing analytic data files, writing SAS code for Macros, and utilizing the SAS Macro library (10%)
  • Develops and updates specifications for automated monitoring reports (data visualizations) and helps to review the reports against the specifications (10%)
  • Develops additional ad hoc tables to be generated to monitor study progress and to validate the work of other analysts (10%)
  • Ensure all programming activities and processes are conducted according to the PHIA project standard operating procedures and/or sponsor requirements (5%)
  • Performs other related duties, as directed (5%)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Public Health, Biostatistics, or related discipline, or equivalent in education, training and/or experience
  • At least Two years of experience in which minimum of 1 year of applicable SAS Programming experience
  • Demonstrated experience with statistical programing with a high level of organization, autonomy, technical skill, and team orientation
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team and independently
  • Excellent organizational and oral/written communication skills required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Epidemiology, Demography, Statistics, Survey Statistics, Biostatistics, or related discipline, or equivalent in education and experience
  • Experience learning and applying statistical methods/analysis
  • Experience in an HIV-related field
  • Knowledge of large-scale survey analyses
  • Proficiency in R or STATA statistical software

Other Requirements

  • Requires approximately one or two international trips per year with each trip lasting five to ten days.