The Malaria Division of the Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition Office of USAID’s Bureau for Global Health is charged with the technical leadership for and management of USAID’s malaria portfolio, including leading the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). The Division seeks a Malaria Data Visualization Technical Advisor (Technical Advisor) to work in the Division’s Data Integration Unit, providing technical assistance to PMI focus countries, assisting with the management and oversight of the PMI database and data integration portfolio, and providing overall backstopping support to one to two PMI focus countries.
The Technical Advisor is an integral member of USAID’s PMI team, assigned to the Malaria Division’s Data Integration Unit. Key responsibilities include: providing guidance, monitoring, and technical support to USAID at headquarters, and in the field with USAID Missions, PMI country teams, technical counterparts, implementing partners, Ministries of Health, and USAID cooperating agencies. S/he will exercise independent judgment in planning and carrying out tasks, in serving USG priorities at critical technical and policy forums, in resolving problems and conflicts, and in taking steps necessary to meet deadlines. The Technical Advisor will receive day to day guidance from the Malaria Division Case Management and Monitoring and Evaluation (CMME) Branch Chief.
The Technical Advisor is a key member of the Malaria Division’s Data Integration Unit, providing malariaspecific technical and programmatic guidance and support to strengthen and guide data collection, reporting and integration and implementation of data management platforms across PMI focus countries. The Technical Advisor will support the work of PMI staff at USAID headquarters and in PMI countries. The Technical Advisor will work in collaboration with global malaria stakeholders and technical partners, Ministries of Health, and USAID cooperating agencies to provide technical leadership with a focus on integration of data systems, strategic information management and data visualization. S/he will develop interactive and data-driven PMI country success stories and feed these into the PMI Communications Team. S/he will exercise professional judgment in planning and carrying out tasks, in serving USG priorities at critical technical and policy forums, in resolving problems and conflicts, and in taking steps necessary to meet deadlines.
Data Integration Technical Leadership and Project Management Support
Data Use to Tell PMI’s Story