Data Analyst, Jordan

  • Posted on 5 May 2021

Job Description

Data Analyst,

Jordan

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. 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, peace and stability, 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 United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

**Please note: Only Jordanian citizens are eligible for this position**

Position Summary:

The Data Analyst will provide regular support and guidance in the areas of data management, analysis and reporting. In this role, the Data Analyst will conduct independent analysis of quantitative and qualitative data collected by the project and will be expected to develop timely and concise analytical reports in English from this analysis. The Data Analyst will also have a support quality assurance, including reviewing analyses conducted by other members of the team and third-party contractors. This position reports to the Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy Chiefs of Party (DCOP). This is a full-time project-based position.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute data analysis plans for discrete tasks over the course of the project

  • Train other staff members to execute data analysis plans

  • Develop quantitative and qualitative data collection instruments in consultation with other partners and stakeholders involved in development and humanitarian programming

  • Organize and process large amounts of raw data using quantitative software (Excel, SPSS, STATA or R)

  • Prepare data set codebooks for use by support researchers

  • Develop coding frameworks for the analysis of qualitative data

  • Analyze qualitative data collected by the project using coding frameworks

  • Recognize, extract and interpret data trends from large and complex data sets

  • Express data trends in visual graphics and clear, concise prose

  • Provide quality oversight and assurance of data collected by third parties

  • Ensure the completeness, accuracy, robustness and timely production of all data reports

  • Identify gaps in data collection approaches

  • Present findings, conclusions and recommendations to program stakeholders as requested

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field such international affairs, economics, sociology, social science or statistics required

  • Minimum of three years of relevant professional experience

  • Minimum of two years of experience in developing data analysis plans

  • Minimum of two years of experience working on issues related to health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, agriculture and food security, economic recovery and market systems, protection and prevention of gender-based violence, and/or emergency shelter

  • Demonstrated experience conducting research on developing countries, including countries affected by conflict

  • Experience designing quantitative surveys and/or qualitative interview guides

  • Experience calculating representative sample sizes for quantitative studies preferred

  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate large amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Demonstrated proficiency and direct experience using Microsoft Excel, SPSS, STATA or R

  • Proficiency in using ArcGIS software and mobile data collection platforms preferred

  • Fluency in Arabic and English required

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email MSI.Dept.HRRecruiting@tetratechinc.onmicrosoft.com with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

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

About the Organization

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. 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 United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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