Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist at ICAP (Columbia University)

Consultant Laboratoire Spécialiste en Système de Management de la Qualité at ICAP

ICAP is a global health leader situated at Columbia University, ICAP has worked since 2003 with one central goal: to improve the health of families and communities.

We are recruiting highly qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist

Job ID: 497139
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Work type: Regular, Full-Time
Categories: Strategic Information/Surveillance/Monitoring & Evaluation
Report to: QI/SI Advisor
Start Date: April 2023

Position Summary

  • The Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist is responsible for designing and implementing a strategic vision for electronic systems to analyze, report, visualize, and disseminate program data.
  • S/he will work closely with the QI/SI Advisor and project team to implement innovative data visualization tools tailored to country-specific needs.

Major Accountabilities

  • Working in close coordination with the QI/SI Advisor and other technical leads, manages the development and execution of a roadmap for new and/or existing applications or initiatives to support data management, analysis, visualization, and use.
  • Oversees the creation and dissemination of analytic tools including user-friendly front-end interfaces, automated routinely generated reports, queries, and analytic datasets to the project team, the donor, ministries of health (MOH), and key stakeholders.
  • Advises on data management systems security and compliance with national guidelines.
  • Leads efforts to develop robust, user-friendly, high-quality interfaces for data visualization.
  • Supports increased data use across the project for program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Supports preparation of regular and ad hoc data products.
  • Collaborates with and supports requests to examine data in key content areas.
  • Lead analysis for program M&E using routinely collected service delivery data.
  • Generate summary reports for reporting and program M&E.
  • Develop a curriculum and implement analysis training(s) for ICAP staff and partners.
  • Oversees the creation and maintenance of codebooks, user guides, documentation, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) as needed for project strategic information (SI) systems.
  • Proactively maintains knowledge of recent developments such as “big data” analytics applications and data visualization.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Job Requirements

  • A First Degree in Public Health, Demography, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Management, or a related discipline.
  • An Advanced Degree is an added advantage.

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • 3 – 4 years of experience managing and analyzing large data sets and experience with advanced statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience working with SPSS, SQL, STATA, and Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Geo-special analysis tools, e.g. QGIS, and ArcGIS.
  • Demonstrated experience with PowerBi or Tableau.
  • Experience in the design, implementation, and management of health monitoring and evaluation systems in low-resource settings.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

Application Closing Date
30th March, 2023 (W. Central Africa Standard Time).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Only candidates who are eligible to work in Abuja Nigeria without a need for sponsorship will be considered for the position.
  • This is a locally employed position contingent upon the availability of grant funding.
  • The position is contingent upon the availability of grant funding. Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.


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