Data Analyst – Kampala, Uganda – ICYD Activity job at Education development center (EDC)


Education development center (EDC)

Data Analyst – Kampala, Uganda – ICYD Activity job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 June 2022

Hiring Organization: Education development center (EDC)

Job Details:

Job Description
• The Data Analyst will collect data from various sources, review and interpret it using data analysis tools to provide meaningful information and insights to help USAID/ICYD Activity make better-informed program decisions. This position reports to the M&E Director and will work in close collaboration with the M&E Specialists in Kampala. This is a full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda.

Essential functions include (but not limited to):
• Organize data into usable formats.
• Analyze routine monitoring and assessment data to find answers to specific questions.
• Assess quality of data including verifying, fixing coding errors, and cleaning USAID/ICYD Activity data.
• Generate information and insights from data sets and identifying trends and patterns, preparing reports for USAID/ICYD Activity’s use.
• Create data visualizations for internal and external audiences.
• Contribute to the implementation of the project’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.
• Coordinate and assist monitoring and evaluation data collection activities.
• Actively participate in Collaborative, Learning and Adapting (CLA) processes in place within USAID/ICYD Activity.
• Work with government and non-government partners to implement M&E activities.
• Work with the Database Manager to set up data infrastructure, including supporting the implementation and maintenance of the database.
• Provide other support to M&E team, as needed and other duties, as assigned.


Qualifications
The candidate for the position of Data Analyst shall have at a minimum the following qualifications:
• Master’s degree required; doctorate-level degree preferred.
• At least 10 to 15 years of progressively responsible and directly relevant experience with data collection, analysis and reporting, and M&E systems required.
• Experience in monitoring development projects where research and data analysis skills have been applied, preferably in one or all these sectors: basic education, OVC (especially PEPFAR/USAID programs), and/or youth development. Experience with Early Grade Reading Assessments (EGRA) is an added advantage.
• Experience with programming languages like SQL and Python.
• Experience with both quantitative (e.g., SPSS, Stata, etc.) and qualitative (e.g., QDA Miner, NVivo) software for data analysis.
• Advanced knowledge of Excel for data analysis, including use of formulas, functions and calculations to analyze data required. Knowledge of Excel + Power Query to clean, merge, pivot/un-pivot and transform data preferred.
• Understanding of reporting and data visualization tools such as Power BI and Tableau.
• Excellent analytical skills and the ability to identify trends, patterns, and insights from data with strong attention to detail.
• Strong numerical skills to help collect, measure, organize and analyze data.
• Presentation skills – ability to write and speak clearly to easily communicate complex ideas in a way that is easy to understand.
• Communication skills with effective stakeholder management and conflict resolution skills.
• Ability to balance work within a team environment while working with minimal supervision.
• Fluency in English is required.

Additional Information
• The application deadline is June 28, 2022.
• Applications submitted without a resume or CV will not be reviewed.
• Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-06-19

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