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Information Analyst Job in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 50K - 120K)

Job Title: Information Analyst(part-time to full-time flexible)

 Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience


Start Date: Immediate

Competition Closing:
 Dec 1, 2011
Position Overview

‘The Client’ is a social enterprise that offers comprehensive professional information services to government agencies, regulatory bodies, and private organizations globally.

‘The Client’ offers analysts an opportunity to work on projects with high public impact in an environment that is exciting, innovative, and flexible. 

‘The Client’ analysts have an opportunity to work on a wide range of projects and in a direct program-influencing capacity that they would not normally experience in traditional academic and government employment settings.

‘The Client’s organizational competencies include:

  • Health and Human Services
  • Program Management
  • Information Analysis
  • Information Management
  • Information Infrastructure
  • Information Policy and Privacy
‘The Client’ is seeking an information analyst to support data management, data validation and data analysis activities across a range of health and human services projects.

Required Abilities
  • To communicate in a clear and organized manner, both verbally and in writing
  • To analyze, organize and synthesize data, contextual information, ideas, and concepts, so that they can be presented and communicated clearly
  • To conduct literature reviews
  • To manage, assess, validate, integrate and analyze a variety of large and small data sets using SAS or STATA statistical software
  • To thoroughly and clearly document analytic methods and findings
  • To work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team of health and information professionals
  • To demonstrate a commitment to quality, problem solving, client service and responsiveness
Minimum Qualifications and Personal Requirements
  • MSc in statistics, epidemiology, economics, or other comparable analytic field of study
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with clients and team members from other disciplines
  • Ability to travel to a client work location in Kenya (infrequent)
  • Flexibility to occasionally work evenings and/or weekends depending on project circumstances
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently at home
  • Good internet connectivity at home
Assets (Non-Essential)
  • Ability to design research studies within the context of actual health programs and services
  • Ability to prepare manuscripts for publication
  • Ability to program and write scripts in SAS, STATA
  • Ease with numeric methods and management of large data sets
  • Familiarity with information privacy concepts, guidelines and standards
  • Familiarity with database concepts and data modeling
  • Familiarity with business intelligence concepts, methods, and tools including:
  1. Integration of data from a variety of sources using SSIS
  2. Implementation of OLAP cubes and other analytic data structures using SSAS
  3. Design of reports using SSRS
Salary & Benefits: 50,000/-120,000/- Neg

 5th of November 2011


Please send an up to date CV, stating your current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to:
Summit recruitment & Training,
Rhino House, Karen Road, Karen

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Only applicants who are successful will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

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