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Oct 27, 2017

APHRC 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 http://hrs.aphrc.org 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
Nairobi
 
Website: www.aphrc.org
 
APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children

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