Job/Role Title: Data Analyst
Project Title: Caribbean Observatory on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)
Responsible to ACRO Secretariat
Project Background: The Caribbean SRHR Observatory is aimed at advocating for strengthened policy and programmatic linkages between family violence and SRHR, which will improve coverage, access to, and uptake of both SRHR and GBV services for vulnerable populations and promote social monitoring towards the advancement of integrated SRHR/GBV in the region. The Observatory will also provide timely and independent analysis and will serve as an advocacy platform for development of social norms change across the Caribbean, promotion of south- south cooperation, innovation, and expertise. The Data Analyst’s activities will contribute to the following results:
- Improved analysis of quality disaggregated and comparable data on SRHR and different forms of VAWG used in line with international standards to inform laws, policies, and programmes.
- Increased quality engagement of civil society organisations (CSOs) leading to greater empowerment to conduct evidence-based advocacy.
- Strengthened policies, legislative and programmatic linkages between family violence and SRHR in the region.
Role Purpose: To ensure high quality monitoring and analysis of regional data and evidence, advise on effective and efficient monitoring and evaluation tools, frameworks, processes, and systems.
Context of role:
- Support the collation and analysis of in-country data on SRHR and VAWG, agreed national/regional indicators.
- Verification and analysis of data collected, published, and visualized through the knowledge platform.
- commitments to human rights obligations on SRHR in the region.
- Recommend information visualisation improvements that enables data ownership and utilization.
- Develop tools and mechanisms to collect, analyze, and report on data for evidence- based decision-making.
- Design and facilitate a learning system to promote continuous learning and improvement within the Observatory.
- Review current MOUs/partnership agreement and documentation around partners with whom meetings have been held
- Review stakeholder mapping document and conduct further mapping of key stakeholders, where necessary
- Use stakeholder mapping document and work with team members to mobilise and convene group consultation meetings with representatives across the region who can feed the SRHR Observatory data and provide technical support. These include key stakeholders from statistical/planning institutes, national family planning boards, bureaux of gender affairs, chief technical directors/permanent secretaries in ministries of health, justice and gender, offices of prime ministers, other state agencies (incl. police, health facilities, judiciary), academia, CSOs, and others
- Work with team members to conduct presentations on Observatory, the importance of feeding the Observatory data and the need for solidification of partnership via MOUs.
- Work with the team members to review pre-developed indicators and draft Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and amend where necessary to determine how information/data should be collected and validated / verified
- Use indicators and SOPs) to collect data to collect data from partners and other credible sources (across the 23 countries of the Observatory’s purview) that can feed into the Observatory’s knowledge management platform
- Use the data collected to monitor and track progress consistently (monthly, quarterly, annually) on various integrated SRHR/GBV issues in the region including conducting cross-country analyses
- Prepare data summaries and contribute to evidence-based advocacy materials including the annual report on the State of SRHR in the region, synthesizing and presenting the data gathered on a per country basis
- Provides quality assurance on data and ensures performance and evaluation data is tracked, current, cleansed, accurate and consistent for reporting and decision-making purposes, including QRM and donor reporting.
- Evaluates data (quantitative and qualitative) to identify strengths/weaknesses and implements mechanism for corrective actions, continual improvement and scale-up of evidence-based best practices.
- Work with IT Consultant to ensure the Observatory is using optimum data repository and visualisation software and tools
- Work with the IT Consultant to ensure that the data collected and analysed is visualised via the virtual Knowledge Platform and is relevant and understandable
- Promotes and shares learning, best practices, and knowledge within the Region on the Caribbean Observatory
- Contributes to Donor Reporting and work plan, working collaboratively and pro-actively with colleagues across the Secretariat.
- Pro-actively collaborates/partners with regional, national, global institutions and working groups to optimise progress, knowledge sharing and leading-edge thinking.
- Attend multi-stakeholder Steering Committee meeting when necessary, including working groups
- Bachelor’s degree (Master’s or equivalent would be an asset) in statistics, data science; data analytics, information technology, computer science or related degree;
- Minimum 5 years of experience of professional experience in data collection and analysis;
- Familiarity with tools and approaches for data collection
- Highly numerate with proven quantitative and qualitative data management skills.
- IT skills with advanced level Microsoft Excel, SPSS and other data analysis warehouses . Online survey packages desirable
- Strong organisational and time management skills required to multitask and meet tight deadlines.
- Experience of reporting to donors
- Readiness to coordinate and work with other team members within the region and from other regions, as well as Member Associations and other stakeholders.
- Pro-active, collaborative, develops strong professional networks and able to adapt/work with people from different cultures and backgrounds.
- Role models safeguarding, anti-racism and no discrimination and acts with integrity.
- Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding in a local and international context.
- Demonstrates ability and willingness to work in a diverse, multicultural, multilingual, and intergenerational environment that is anti-racist and respectful of others.
- An intersectional (pro) feminist passionate about sexual reproductive health care rights + justice, including safe abortion.
- Supportive of people’s rights regardless of sexuality or gender identity/expression and supportive of worker’s rights and access to health care in sex work.
IPPF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers, contractors, and partners to share this commitment. Anyone employed with IPPF agrees to sign and adhere to IPPF’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding (Children and Vulnerable Adults) Policy.
To apply, please submit the application form and CV with three professional references to [email protected] and be sure to mark the email “Data Analyst” no later than 5 June 2023.