Data Processing Manager/Data Analyst, USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Zone of Influence Survey

Apply by 27 June 2018
Senior-level , Long-term consulting assignment
Posted on 22 June 2018

Job Description

Data Processing Manager/Data Analyst, USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Zone of Influence Survey, Kenya

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

USAID is a looking to procure the services of a specialized firm to implement a population-based survey to collect data to quantify key indicators and to establish an endline for the first phase and baseline for the second phase of Feed the Future in Kenya.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Data Processing Manager/Data Analyst to support the Kenya Feed the Future Zone of Influence Survey. They will be responsible for developing and managing the customization of data processing documentation and systems for the survey. The period of performance is 20 months.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the customization of data processing documentation and systems for the survey and will oversee the programmers.
  • Determine the requirements for the data entry programs, field check tables, and data quality reports, and will be responsible for the creation of public use datasets that protect respondent confidentiality. Train the in-country data managers and serve as a resource for them.
  • May serve as the lead data analysts who monitor data quality.
  • Conduct analysis of survey data, including development of the analysis plan, calculation of indicator values from primary and secondary data, calculation of population estimates, development and quality control of tables in the country report, and quality control of all analysis.
  • Conduct any other analyses requested by the USAID Mission. The data analyst will provide text for indicator analyses for the Country Report.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced graduate degree in a similarly related field of study, e.g. economics, statistics, monitoring and evaluation, survey and research methodology.
  • Minimum of seven years of professional experience in managing and analyzing data in large database with multiple variables.
  • Some experience and knowledge in analyzing anthropometric and poverty indicator data.
  • Evidence of strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the contract.
  • Familiar with IT based data collection tools such as ODK and CSPro.
  • English fluency required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

About the Organization

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

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