Who we are
We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.
There are over 5,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a motley group of entrepreneurs and professionals with a diverse range of backgrounds all the way from the medical industry to the music business, all with unique skills we bring to the job.
PSI is an international not-for-profit organization that provides life-saving information, products, and services to tackle some of the world’s most pressing health problems so that people can lead healthier, happier, and more productive lives. PSI has 50 years of insight that facilitates how we reimagine bringing quality healthcare closer to those who need it most. Currently, PSI works across 30+ countries.
At PSI not only are we helping to build sustainable solutions for the world’s most serious health issues, but we are creating a healthcare experience that treats beneficiaries like consumers— starting with putting more quality care and control directly in consumers’ hands.
Partner with us!
PSI is looking for a passionate BI Developer Consultant to join a growing, best in class team that is that is changing the way we deliver healthcare for women around the world.
VIYA is a Fem Tech solution that harnesses the power of technology to equip women with the tools to needed to take charge of their sexual health and wellness in a way that is easy, reliable and fun. (learn more here https://www.psi.org/2022/01/femtech-meets-ngo-how-viya-is-going-all-the-way-with-womens-health/).
The ideal candidate should be a hands-on technologist with experience implementing data systems engineering best practices to build visual analytics solutions. The right person should have an inherent sense of creativity and strategic innovative thinking for finding insights in sprawling data sets and converting them into strategic opportunities within the organization.
The BI Developer Consultant will work closely with Viya program managers to support and implement high-quality, data-driven decisions. They will be required to support and guide the business in a wide range of activities, from building explanatory and predictive models and communicating complex insights, to running experimental pilots and evaluating inference. The BI Developer Consultant will also lead data analytics visualization for the project while leading the discovery of opportunities for improvement across multiple projects.
The BI Developer will:
Develop business intelligence web applications using PowerBI or Apache Superset, that make it easy for users of all skill sets to explore and visualize data
Utilize cloud ETL/ELT services like Azure data factory for scale-out serverless data integration and data transformation.
Sketch and collaborate on systematic data ingestion from data sources including published events and API integrations.
Generate automation guidelines and frameworks for data pipelines and analytics processes.
Amalgamate, maintain and improve the infrastructure used in data analytics workstream (data lakes, data warehouses, automation frameworks).
Create data-driven, innovative data models & visualizations to be used to advance strategic decision making
Understand business requirements to set functional specifications and design reports and dashboards with modern approaches
Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets and communicate analysis and findings in a clear, concise manner
Synthesize and shape data from multiple data sources into
reporting and actionable analytics that include intelligent recommendations
Test new visualization and analytics technology to advance the analytics’ team capability
Data modelling and creation of aggregation pipelines in MongoDB (document-oriented database program) which augments schema design for performance, scalability, and simplicity.
Leverage Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, and WhatsApp Twilio Service in pulling together and distilling the marketing campaign, impact and strategy performance data for end-to-end management.
Explore IVR (Interactive Voice Response) data structures, Dialogflow (chatbots), and BigQuery (cloud RDBMS) to harvest digital analytics and measure the purchase funnel involving acquisition, behaviour and conversion.
Build advanced analytics capabilities including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and anomaly detection models for predictive analytics to turn real-time data into actionable insights.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for a highly ambitious individual with a passion for data science, data visualization, and health who is willing and able to learn by doing in a demanding position. In particular, we are looking for;
Bachelors’ in data science, information management statistics, applied mathematics, analytics, economics, computer science, or related field required
Adept at orchestrating end-to-end data products; including collaborating with stakeholders to scope requirements, extracting and transforming data, building and evaluating models/analyses and deploying these in repeatable and robust manner
3+ years of experience in a business intelligence role in data science and analytics, or visualizations/dashboarding
3+ years of experience leading data-driven design, analysis, and presenting data models, visualizations, and data insight to internal and external customers
3+ years of experience utilizing Power Bi, Tableau or Superset to drive strategic decisions
Strong knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (SQL, STATA, SPSS, SAS, etc.)
1y+ experience in consuming non-SQL data sources (MongoDB preferred)
Familiar with multiple data sources (XML, CSV, JSON, etc.) and scripting languages Python, R
Fluent in English
Understanding of market research and analysis techniques
Comfortable working in matrixed organizations and collaborating with cross-functional, multi-cultural teams
Very strong personal integrity
Strong communication and presentation skills
Creative problem-solving skills
Highly organized and a self-starter
Passion and knowledge of design thinking, UX/UI optimization, and customer experience best practices
What would get us excited?
Experience with HL7 FHIR standards
Experience in public health, women’s health, mobile technology, or working for a development agency
Experience in digital marketing analytics
Fluent in French, Portuguese, or Spanish
Experience with machine learning and deep learning techniques
Women developers strongly encouraged to apply
How to apply
This is a consultant position with a fixed term contract of six months with possibility of extension. Consultants may be based in countries in East and Southern Africa with a PSI social business presence.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae to to firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject: VIYA BI Consultancy Services to be received on or before 12th August 2022 at 4pm.
PSI reserves the right to accept or reject any tender and is not bound to give reasons for its decision.