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Wits Health Consortium: Data Analyst Internships 2022

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Wits Health Consortium: Data Analyst Internships 2022

Wits Health Consortium: Data Analyst Internships 2022 opportunity has become available in Gauteng for unemployed graduates in possession of the below qualifications. If interested, kindly check the below requirements. STREAK OF LUCK!

Wits Health Consortium invites applicants to apply for Graduate / Internship Programme 2022.

Company: Wits Health Consortium (WHC)

Reference Number: Internship_01

Date Listed: 06 December 2021

Job Type: Graduate Internship

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Duration: 12 months

Closing Date: 15 December 2021

The Department of Molecular medicine and Haematology (Wits University, School of Pathology), a syndicate of the Wits Health Consortium, is seeking a student Data Analyst to join the Research and Development (R&D) team. This position involves managing the analysis and delivery of information to stakeholders, as well as applying research questions to national data for COVID-19, TB and HIV disease control.


  • Assist in organizing, conceptualizing and conducting large, advanced spatial analyses as part of a data team.
  • Develop database schemas and analytical methods needed to support project goals.
  • Review existing or incoming data for accuracy, usefulness, quality, or completeness of documentation.
  • Assist in the update and circulation of national and laboratory briefs for COVID-19.
  • Communicate and collaborate with team members and individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, both technical and non-technical.
  • Work with team members to identify information needs and develop/enhance/modify reporting structures.
  • Write and present scientific reports and manuscripts for submission to scientific journals and abstract driven conferences.
  • Perform literature searches in order to supplement specialist knowledge.
  • Maintain or modify existing data and spatial databases.
  • Analyse and report on patterns and trends through data and spatial mapping of data.

Required minimum education and training:

BSc (Hons.) in:-

  • Data Science,
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS),
  • Computer Science
  • or a related field.

Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities

  • Preference will be given to students who are currently completing a MSc Degree
  • Intermediate knowledge of programming languages (e.g., Python, R) and relational database management system software (e.g., SQL)
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and statistical software programmes (e.g., STATA, SAS, SPSS)
  • Understanding of the design of database architectures, data warehouses, data migrations, visual design/ dashboards
  • Knowledge of data quality management practices and data security and privacy
  • GIS software knowledge and experience including Esri GIS core products (e.g., ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online) and an understanding of geospatial (GIS) reporting
  • Research interest in priority diseases
  • Knowledge or interest in epidemiology practices
  • Advanced communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to translate technical information to non-scientific team members
  • Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize tasks within multiple ongoing projects
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail

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