The data analyst is responsible for analysing data, combining different datasets and designing and delivering information products that are of use to the Red Cross. This person works closely together with the GIS expert and reports to the humanitarian data team lead.
Understand information needs by Kenya Red Cross decision makers and translate these into data analysis and information products.
Develop data models for data intensive projects, applying standards where possible.
Support Kenya Red Cross in using the products, maps, and visualizations provided by the team.
Review available open – and closed – (secondary) data sources and determine if these can be used instead of collecting new data.
Review and cleaning of data.
Analysis of data, both small and big. Development of algorithms to combine and analyse these data.
Support and guide students and volunteers that work in the team on data analysis.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
A University degree in econometrics or other data analysis related studies.
Record of accomplishment showing the capacity to use data to improve processes, operations and decision-making.
At least 3 years of professional experience in data analysis.
Demonstrable interest in humanitarian aid.
Research skills to determine the effectiveness of the products and services provided by the team.
Skilled in data analysis software / languages such as R and/or Python.
Excellent command of English language (written and verbally).
Work experience in an international development or humanitarian setting.
In-depth experience in any of the following subject matters: data analysis, data visualization, machine learning, data literacy, GIS or programming.
Committed to customer excellence.
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure.
Strong listening and feedback skills
Being able to communicate clearly and concisely (written and verbally).
The holder of this position will provide technical leadership for the USAID Tumikia Mtoto project on Education and Positive Parenting, evidence-based curricula and approaches, ensuring multisector roll-out in schools and at community level. S/he will lead in capacity strengthening of project and Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) staff
The purpose of this position is to facilitate the bringing together of people, processes, and technology to enable Tumikia Mtoto Project to change data into information, information into knowledge, and knowledge into learning and to operationalise a broad field communications agenda for both local and global stakeholders to increase the overall influence, income and impact of the project and World Vision Kenya.