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Quantitative / Qualitative Data Analysis Assistant at Partners In Health

  • Temporary
  • Neno
  • Salary: 00

Partners In Health


Partners in Health (PIH) is a non-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Through service delivery, training, advocacy and research, PIH works globally to bring the benefits of modern science to those most in need and to serve as an antidote to despair. PIH has programs in Haiti, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Kazakhstan and Boston.

PIH began working in Malawi in 2007, where today we support the Ministry of Health (MOH) to serve a catchment area of 165,000 through 12 health centers and two hospitals in partnership with our sister
organizations. Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (APZU) has its headquarters in Neno District with operations across the country.

We, therefore, seek to recruit suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following temporary positions:

Post: Quantitative / Qualitative Data Analysis Assistant

Reports to: Research and Impact Manager

Commitment: Short term

Working Hours: Regular Office Hours (40-45Hrs/Week)

Location: Neno District, Malawi

Post Summary

The Quantitative / Qualitative Data Analysis Assistant will conduct data analysis for various research projects within APZU/PIH (Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo / Partners In Health) using various statistical techniques and qualitative methods. The analyst will report directly to the Principal Investigator and/or Research and Impact Manager. This temporary position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to meaningful research in the field of public health.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Data cleaning including removing duplicates, handling missing values, standardizing formats,
    and transforming data into a usable format
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis (EDA), hypothesis testing, regression analysis, clustering,
    classification, and predictive modelling with attention to detail and adherence to project
  • Collaborate closely with the research team to interpret findings and generate actionable
    insights that contribute to advancing public health initiatives.
  • Conduct qualitative data analysis including Thematic analysis, content analysis using inductive
    and deductive concepts and theories
  • Summarize the qualitative results and apply theoretical frameworks in the presentation
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations based on data analysis results
  • Data interpretation: Interpret analysis results and provide context, explanations, and insights to understand the implications and make informed ecisions based on the data
  • Effectively communicating key findings to stakeholders.
  • Ensure accuracy and reliability in all data analysis processes, maintaining the highest standards of quality and integrity.
  • Any other duties assigned within the research department from time to time

Qualifications, Attributes and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Public Health, Nursing, Social Sciences or a related field. Only for medical professions, Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Diploma in Nursing may be considered.
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certificate
  • Proven experience in data analysis, preferably in public health or social sciences.
  • Proficiency in statistical software such as SPSS, STATA, R, or Python, with a demonstrated ability to work with large datasets.
  • Proficiency in using qualitative software such as Dedoose, NVivo or Altai
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a passion for extracting meaningful insights from complex data.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities, with a track record of collaborating effectively with diverse stakeholders.


  • Monthly stipend throughout the data analysis period to support living expenses.
  • Opportunities for professional development and mentorship within the research team, providing valuable learning experiences and growth opportunities.

Method Of Application

Qualified and interested persons should send (to the Director of Human Resource and Administration)
their cover letter, copies of relevant certificates and curriculum vitae indicating three names of traceable referees with valid telephone numbers and email addressed strictly to the following email address: [email protected] not later than Friday, 31st May, 2024. The subject of the email should be the title of the position that you are applying for.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

NB: Partners In Health/Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (PIH/APZU) is is an equal opportunities employer, so,
all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour,
religion, gender, tribe, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment.

Partners In Health/Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (PIH/APZU) is committed to safeguarding staff, children
and communities with whom we work with. We are committed to ensuring that those who benefit from our work – including our patients, families and community members – as well as our staff are treated with dignity and respect and are protected from sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks.

The Organisation does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. If you are asked to make a payment at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] and [email protected].

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