Job Description Target Malaria Uganda is seeking to recruit a GIS Officer. This new position has been created to support the team in handling all GIS related work as well as general data handling from Designing tools, Databases, Data analysis and interpretation.The GIS Officer will be responsible and accountable for the following aspects:• GIS data digitization• GIS data analysis• Spatial Mapping• Developing data collection tools and databases• Supporting with developing research methodology and correct analysis• Supporting with Data analysis and interpretation• Support the work of PhD and Masters. students, as well as visitors.• Any other duties related to the post as deemed appropriate by the Principal Investigator Conducting study experiments to optimize mosquito feeding and rearing protocols. Essential RequirementsTo be successful in this role you must possess the following:• At least an Honors Degree in Bachelor of Statistics, Bachelors in Population Studies, BSc. Economics with Statistics, BSc. Quantitative Economics, BSc Mathematics and Economics, Mathematics with Education or Business Statistics; A Master’s Degree in any of the above discipline is an added advantage• Work experience: Minimum of 3 years working experience in data management, programming and analysis position in the health field and in advanced analysis using either SPSS, SAS, STATA or any other statistical software is required. Some experience in GIS data digitization, analysis and spatial mapping.• Skills Required: Conversant with GIS data digitization, analysis and mapping, Statistical designs and analysis, In-depth, comprehensive, and evolving knowledge of statistical and mathematical analysis techniques integrated with computer applications.• Higher mathematical ability with a solid background in statistics and the calculus of probability is required. Knowledge of parametric and non-parametric techniques, along with categorical data analysis, and advanced statistical techniques.• Publication track: At least 2 publications in peer reviewed journals• Professional membership: Affiliation with International or National appropriate bodies. will be an added advantage.• Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.
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