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  • Posted: Jul 27, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 3, 2022
  • Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. We work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people with visual impairments to live independently. We do what we do because 80 per cent of blindness in the world is avoidable, and we think that’s astoundingly unfair. We do it becau...
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    Data Governance and Architect Analyst – Health Facilities Register

    Purpose of role

    The Business Integration Programme team is looking for a new team member to join them for a 6 month period to support their implementation of a new programme. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within an NGO within international development and will gain the opportunity to hone their data management and analytical skills still further.

    The Data Governance and Architecture Analyst will support the Senior Data Architecture & Governance Technical Advisor on implementing the data aspects of the programme in line with the BIP Data Roadmap. They will contribute to the successful implementation of key activities prioritised on the programme Data Roadmap in the areas of data governance, data architecture, and related data documentation. Specifically, they will contribute  to the development of the Health Facilities Register, an essential aspect to further develop GIS analysis within Sightsavers.

    About the role of Data Governance and Architect Analyst – Health Facilities Register

    • Scale up of GIS pilots to all Country Offices where Sightsavers run programmes, working with country offices to create a Register of Health Facilities (at secondary and primary level) following and improving the steps designed in the pilot phase.
    • Cover full stage 1 and 2 of the process described in the  Annex for each country, and stage 3 on presenting the results using ArcGis.
    • Develop proper documentation for the activities of the GIS Working Group, including the development of the roll out plan for each country, in collaboration with the GIS Working Group and all relevant stakeholders
    • Define an operating Model for the BAU phase aimed at keeping Sightsavers Health Facility Register creating a GIS focal point for each country, working with the HIS working group to re-use ideas raised during the pilot.
    • Contribute to defining the data model underlying the health facilities register, completing the activity implemented to date. The data model should consider all aspects related to spacial analysis (points/surface/polygons)
    • Present the result of GIS mapping using ArcGIG
    • Maintain a register of potential sources by country.
    • Evaluate the potentiality to extend the register to other thematic areas such as Inclusive Education and Social Inclusion

    Data Governance and Architecture support

    • Assist the ongoing review of data related business processes r on the production of related documentations, guidelines, power point and diagrams/schema, business Glossary
    • Support business owners on the completion of the Data Dictionary and Data Catalogue
    • Create documentation related to the Data Governance Framework
    • Track and document the data domain business processes.

    Knowledge, skills and experience


    • Tertiary degree or equivalent qualification in a quantitative discipline
    • Proven understanding of the international development/not for profit sector
    • Working experience using analysis software such as ArcGIS
    • Track record of implementing projects across multiple countries working at an international level
    • Knowledgeable around the complexities of working across multiple countries and continents in an international development organisation.
    • Fluent English and French
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills


    • Post graduate or equivalent qualification in quantitative disciplines

    Method of Application

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