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Data Analyst Job in Kenya

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy-relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub- Saharan Africa. 

Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans.


APHRC seeks to recruit a Data Analyst to manage and analyze secondary and primary data for some of its programs.

Key Responsibilities
·                     Participate in the development, review and translation of research tools;
·                     Participate in the pre-testing of data collection platforms;
·                     Data cleaning including doing all required consistency checks for project data;
·                     Document project data sets according to the Center’s guidelines on data documentation, archiving and sharing;
·                     Extract data and prepare analytical files;
·                     Develop template syntax files for research staff to use in creating various data sets;
·                     Perform basic and advanced statistical analysis of data;
·                     Assist in training other staff members on data analysis;
·                     Participate in scientific writing;
·                     Write technical reports on data issues; and
·                     Participate in proposal development and literature review.
Key Competencies
·                     Strong conceptual and analytical skills including the ability to analyze and interpret large data sets;
·                     Proactive and self-motivated; and
·                     Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Qualifications and Experience
·                     Master’s degree in statistics or equivalent;
·                     A minimum of 5 years relevant post-qualification experience;
·                     High level quantitative skills (managing, analyzing and interpreting data), such as multivariate and multilevel / longitudinal analyses (preferably with STATA);
·                     Computer literacy in Microsoft packages (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel); and
·                     Experience using Open Data Kit (ODK) software and Nesstar is highly desirable.
How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal by November 13, 2017.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center
P.O. Box 10787 – 00100
APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children

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