United States of America: Variable Hours Officer

Organization: ICAP
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Grant funded:

In partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ICAP is conducting Population-based HIV Impact Assessments (PHIA) in up to 20 PEPFAR-supported countries. Each PHIA will define the status of the national HIV epidemic, guide global and local allocation of funding and resources based on evidence, and integrate capacity building of country stakeholders in the design, conduct, analysis, and use of PHIAs.

Reporting to the Statistical Program Manager, PHIA Project, the Student Assistant is responsible for supporting the PHIA Project with a range of tasks, including reconciliation of map and listing data files, data analysis, testing of questionnaires and other survey tools on tablets, review of study instruments for consistency, investigation of new technologies, development of standard operating procedures, and preparation of reports and presentations for donors. The student will have opportunities to become involved with survey implementation activities in up to 14 sub-Saharan African countries. The Statistical Program Manager will prioritize tasks and assignments for the student, who will contribute to the smooth operation of the PHIA Project and timely completion of important tasks. The student will also perform additional duties for the project as needed.


  • Test questionnaires and other survey tools on Google Nexus tablets
  • Review study instruments for consistency (including language consistency, skip patterns and constraints in questionnaires)
  • Monitor and support data management activities
  • Write and execute statistical programs for the creation of tables, figures, listings, and analysis databases
  • Conduct validation analyses
  • Summarize data in written formats for donor reports
  • Develop PowerPoint presentations
  • Merge databases from multiple sources to be used in analysis and reporting
  • Assist in data cleaning, quality assurance and investigating potential issues with a variety of data sets
  • Support SOP development
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in training, education, and/or experience


  • Minimum of three years of related experience
  • MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Extensive experience managing large datasets
  • Experience with quantitative analyses using SAS and STATA
  • Demonstrated writing skills: reports, presentations, and/or protocols
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong formatting skills using the Microsoft Office Suite


  • Master of Public Health or equivalent

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