Data Analyst, Community Resilience Activity Assessment, Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM), Pakistan

Management Systems International
Islamabad, Pakistan
Apply by 29 August 2018
Entry-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 30 July 2018

Job Description

Data Analyst, Community Resilience Activity Assessment, Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM), Pakistan

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com .

Project Summary:

In May 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a five-year contract to Management Systems International (MSI) to provide performance management support to USAID-sponsored development programs throughout Pakistan. The Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM) serves as a centralized management support mechanism that provides services in (1) monitoring, (2) evaluation, (3) assessment, and (4) learning support. PERFORM provides data and information to help USAID/Pakistan project managers improve results through better implementation, design, and learning, enabling it to better target its programming and achieve its goals and objectives.

**Please note: Only Pakistani citizens are eligible for this position. *

Position Summary:

MSI will conduct an assessment to establish a baseline of current knowledge and practices with respect to safe charity practices in Multan and Karachi and identify changes in knowledge and behaviors that can be plausibly linked to safe charity interventions implemented by USAID’s Community Resilience Office (CRO). The results of this assessment will inform the design of USAID/CRO’s future safe charity programming. The assessment will include two phases, beginning in June 2018 and concluding in November 2018.

MSI is seeking one (1) Data Analyst with excellent qualitative data management and analysis skills to support the team in the analysis phase of the study. The position entails about 20 days of effort between August 10 and November 15. The Data Analyst will work within a team composed of a team lead, subject-matter experts, a statistician, and an assignment manager.


Responsibilities:

  • Regularly report on data collection progress and quality aspects.
  • Create a data repository, ensure data is cleaned, labeled, coded, and in a format usable for data analysis.
  • Participate in the data analysis and reporting phase.
  • Prepare charts, graphs, tabulations for final reporting.
  • Participate in data validation workshop.
  • Perform other task related to the assignment and the position.

Qualifications

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and two (2) years of relevant professional experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with qualitative data analysis.
  • In depth knowledge of qualitative data analysis software, MaxQDA, is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent English writing skills.

*Position will be filled on a rolling basis*

Candidates that have a real or potential conflict of interest will not be considered for this position. MSI will require a written statement to this effect before formal engagement on this position. Conflict of interest in this context includes, but is not limited to: close and/or family relations with the individuals that are related to the project, financial interest in the implementing organization(s) or grantees, current or previous experience with the project or the USAID requesting office, etc.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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About the Organization

Tetra Tech is a global, leading consulting firm providing practical and sustainable international development services. From promoting peace, stability, rule of law, and economic growth, to health and education, to improved natural resource management, Tetra Tech brings an integrated approach that is focused on building the capacity of communities and individuals to create strong, healthy, and resilient societies. With over 16,000 employees in over 400 offices across the globe, Tetra Tech’s capabilities encompass the full life cycle of solutions. Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations, both in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups. Tetra Tech is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

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