Data Analyst Job in Kenya

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Data Analyst Job in Kenya

Data Analyst

Primary Responsibilities:

Project Work

  • Review and manage quantitative data, generate GIS maps, perform data cleaning, and conduct statistical analysis
  • Conduct research and document reviews, perform data analysis, conduct key informant interviews, and compose reports
  • Provide project management support, including monitoring the budget and assisting with financial reports, managing subcontractors, reviewing deliverables, and developing project work plans
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, track and monitor the status of projects, and copyedit reports or deliverables
  • Contribute to technology and system analyses, such as assisting with contextual assessments and SWOT analysis
  • Lead and facilitate presentations to share research findings, recommendations, and lessons learned to both internal and external audiences

Other Assignments

  • Assist with writing DDGT communication pieces, including web copy, corporate capability statements, and press releases, as needed
  • Advance the growth of the DDGT practice by working internally and externally to increase awareness of DDGT expertise and knowledge
  • Contribute to internal DDGT activities to support DT Global staff members and offices
  • Take on specialized tasks based on professional interests and past experience

Education & Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, global health, or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 years of professional experience, including 2-3 years of relevant data analysis experience including a strong background in data science and experience using GIS and an additional 3+ years of overall program management or operations experience
  • Knowledge of data management/data governance processes and policies, including data cleaning, open data, data analytics, and data security
  • Experience performing quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including using GIS, creating data visualizations, creating charts/graphs, and sentiment analysis
  • Experience developing and executing work plans to deliver high quality products, compelling visualizations, and solid written materials for internal and external clients
  • Proficiency in data science and GIS software tools, such as Power BI, Tableau, and ArcGIS
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both written and verbally, in English
  • Ability to take initiative and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines, while maintaining keen attention to detail
  • Ability to travel and work internationally up to 25%, sometimes on short notice

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in international development, global health, or a related field
  • Formal training or certification in data management or GIS
  • Understanding of and commitment to decreasing technology inequalities and misuse due to gender, socioeconomic status, rural/urban divides, disability, race, literacy, etc.
  • Previous project management experience, such as workplan development, financial tracking and reporting, deliverables management, and team communications
  • Experience working with international development donors (USAID, World Bank, UN, etc.) and international NGOs
  • Experience working remotely and interacting with clients and teams in different time zones and cultures
  • Previous international work experience in Africa, the Middle East, and/or Asia
  • Proficiency in another language, such as Swahili, Spanish, French, or Arabic

Core Competencies:

TEAMWORK: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.  

COMMUNICATION: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts. 

ADAPTABILITY: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment. 

CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner. 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly. 

PROFESSIONALISM: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal. 

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