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Data Analysis Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Vacancy: Data Analysis Manager
Location: Nairobi
Industry: Research and Analysis
Our client, a global research agency wishes to recruit a Data Analysis Manager to manage to completion the organizational projects; exercise excellent client and project management and strong technical (data processing and quality control) skills. 

He/she will be responsible for completing projects assigned to them in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Duties and Responsibilities
Hardware / Software Development:
  • Oversee the development of TNS DP existing product portfolio/software suite
  • Manage all communications regarding product development progress and usage and report on same to Operations Director
  • Work closely with the Operations Director to develop both internal and third party software solutions
  • Oversee / manage product testing and release information to internal and external clients
Department management:
  • Monitor all data production processes and adjusting schedules as needed: prioritizing jobs in terms complexity, volume, client delivery date, field deadlines, etc.
  • Ensuring that all projects are managed cost effectively: evaluate time spent on different processes: control and monitor project budgets
  • Implement quality standards and data validation processes
  • Provide constructive  input into projected costs of individual projects (time and cost estimates)
  • Add value to the development of the scripting team by providing strategic guidance and advice in improving quality of scripts
  • Prepare interview quality reports based on field omissions and queries sent to Head of Operations, Field and QC
  • kInnovation in proposing contributions towards improving the operations and the working practices and processes of the organization from a project perspective
  • Setting project timelines, plans and financial targets
  • Conducting face to face (and telephone/ online) direct meetings with clients/ the organizational team as defined by project requirement
  • Maintaining commercial awareness at all times during project lifecycle
  • Utilizing the organization’s  adopted, and in-house, software platforms and applications to prepare client deliverables and retain responsibility for Analysis deliverables:  Market Research data tabular analyses, chart/graph analyses, survey data in pre-specified formats, organizational bespoke software solutions
  • Offering support to team members, internal departments and clients, as appropriate and ensuring data processing consultants and research consultants alike have necessary resource (internal and external)
  • Ensuring all project management tasks for account(s) designated to the DP department are accurately tracked. i.e. monitor / audit quality of projects
  • Keeping appraisals of subcontractors and external consultants’ skills and oversee the organization’s continuing relationship with them
  • To attend regular Meetings with Operations Director and report on performance within specific role
Skills & Abilities:
  • Education to Degree level (Statistics, Applied Math, Computing) and/or possess a minimum 5-years’ experience in a market research data processing role
  • A 3+ years working experience in a multinational Market Research company would be considered as a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 yrs experience in a senior level management position
  • Huge MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) product application experience
  • Exceptional knowledge of at least one Market Research industry recognized data editing and tabular analysis package (e.g. Quantum, Dimensions, QPS, etc…) and be willing to learn and perfect the organization’s adopted software suite) and at least one Market Research industry recognized online scripting application (e.g. Nfield, Dimensions, Confirmit), and IBM SPSS Statistics
  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal and project management skills
  • Ability to manage and work as part of a team
  • Possess and display strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Be able to demonstrate superior quality in written, verbal and presentation communications
  • Able to conceptualize new procedures and methods
  • Has a proactive and progressive (“can do”) approach – in the intervention, prevention and solving of problems
  • Responsible, understanding, confident with impeccable attention to detail
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before 8th May, 2015. 

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