Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Data Analyst, ACTED

Position: Data Analyst

Department: AMEU 
Direct Hierarchy: Capital AMEU Officer

Contract duration: Open Ended
Location: Nairobi, Kenya


Salary range: Ksh.35,000 to 40,000
Starting Date: 01 March 2014

ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a non- political and non-confessional international NGO founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris, France. 


The organization’s vocation is to save lives, assist vulnerable populations and bring hope to those in need for a better future.

ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the position of a Data Analyst.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To support the set-up of all the databases required by ACTED teams, developing the related tools (database structures, surveyor informatics forms and data entry screens, workflow for database population and update)
  • To provide data cleaning and data quality assurance
  • To manage the databases and develop queries, specific export files and report
  • To deal with routine problems arising in the course of data handling.
  • Create operational data management and data analysis systems using SPSS, MS Excel and Access to enable effective monitoring and evaluation;
  • Create data quality control protocols including training ACTED teams to continue to improve data quality;
  • Establish data collection systems for projects to assist with the collection of project indicators and for project management and monitoring purposes (in-line with the Project Monitoring and Management Framework);
  • Participate in the development of data collection tools to determine friendliness during data analysis
  • Have a consolidated Monitoring tools of all projects and suggest for review if necessary
  • Generation of basic trend analysis from indicators being tracked
  • Training of enumerators, AMEU officers and program staff on management of data and interpretation of results and findings;
  • Submission of updated and accurate data on periodic basis for analysis by AMEU Officer
  • Provide a trend of key indicators of projects per sector e.g WASH, Livelihood, Early Warning\ Work closely with the GIS Manager and GIS Officer to ensure an accurate and dynamic link between the GIS and AMEU, ensuring data collected can be spatially referenced.
  • Any other duty that may be requested by your supervisor
Required Profile
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, development studies, social sciences and other related field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in data management or in any IMS
  • Good inter personnel skills
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Very good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment, with short deadline
  • A strong team player with ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Computer literacy skills –Excel essential and SPSS mandatory
Application Procedure

Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, three work related referees, contacts to kenya.jobs@acted.org and received on or before 5.00PM on 25TH February 2014.

Kindly note that due to the urgency of the position, CVs will be shortlisted on an ongoing basis. 

ACTED reserves the right to hire prior to the application deadline.

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer