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  • Posted: May 6, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations.
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    Business Analyst Consultant - Short term Technical Assistance

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

    The Palladium Data, Informatics and Analytical Solutions (DIAS) practice vision is to improve health and development investments and outcomes by strengthening information and governance systems and local capacity and ownership at scale to use quality data in real time for positive impact. To do this, DIAS takes a systems approach that combines its expertise in M&E and research; effective data use; and information and communication technology (ICT) to help governments and development partners throughout the world design, implement, and evaluate service delivery and performance monitoring systems at all levels of the health, education, agriculture, and economic growth systems. To support the technical delivery of informatics solutions, DIAS has formed a regional team of informatics experts based in Nairobi, Kenya. The Kenya Informatics Team is responsible for supporting health informatics and ICT projects across the DIAS portfolio globally.

    Purpose of Position

    Palladium is seeking a Business Analyst consultant to support the DIAS team. The Business Analysis consultant will provide support in to assess processes, determine requirements and deliver data-driven recommendations and reports for the DIAS teams informatics solutions.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Creating a detailed business analysis, outlining problems, opportunities and solutions
    • Defining business requirements and reporting them back to the DIAS team.
    • Influence interventions through state-of-the-art analytics through understandable, actionable, data-driven insights and quickly identify key development priorities
    • Recommend data architecture and engineering structures necessary to support informatics products all through the data value chain.
    • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
    • Improve systems by studying current practices, designing modifications

    Required Qualifications:

    Candidate Requirements

    • Degree in computer science, statistics or management information systems, or any health-related degree with health informatics experience preferred. Master’s Degree an added advantage.
    • Possess sharp analytical skills and problem-solving abilities especially.
    • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
    • Experience working in Health programming will be added advantage
    • Experience working with DHIS2
    • Ability to interpret and evaluate data to develop integrated business analyses and projections for incorporation into strategic decision-making

    Skills and abilities

    • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with cross-functional teams to accomplish objectives.
    • Experience in software design, analysis and process improvement
    • Understanding of software development life cycles
    • Ability to mentor and train through a variety of methods including online, face-to-face, or blended learning opportunities.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Logical and lean thinking.
    • Keen attention to detail.
    • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
    • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
    • Highly self-motivated and directed.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
    • Strong customer service orientation.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Palladium International on to apply

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