Data Analysts Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

GeoPoll


Research Data Analyst 

2 Positions

GeoPoll is a leading research organization that uses mobile
phones to gather direct, real-time insights from millions of people throughout
Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Working with clients including global brands, media outlets, and
international development groups, GeoPoll facilitates projects that measure
vital indicators around the world.

GeoPoll seeks smart, dedicated, and passionate individuals to
join our team, and help us improve the lives of citizens around the world
through the mobile phone.

About this Role: We are currently
looking for a Research Data Analyst for a three months contract located in
Nairobi, Kenya.

This position is responsible for all aspects of data analysis
and statistical research solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

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Communication with colleagues for delivery of data processing on
projects, including researchers, team leader, project managers

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Create and maintain data processing and computer code files

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Edit, submit and write computer programs and scripts based on
client requests

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Assist in formulating data processing procedures and automation
for greater efficiency

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Provide advice / support to the research teams regarding data
processing

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Performing additional analysis where appropriate

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Ensuring data is in a format suitable for use by internal and
external clients

Technical Skills:


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Good knowledge /experience with programming/scripting languages

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Ability to cut and dice through any data format both as input
and output e.g. dealing with SAV, DTA, ASCII files etc.

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Knowledge in analytics software such as R, SPSS, STATA, SAS or
MATLAB, Python or JMP.

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Understanding statistical analysis e.g. regression, hypothesis
testing (significance testing). e. Working with client service teams, to scope
out data.

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Understanding of IT terminology and flexibility to work with a
tech savvy team. d. Knowledgeable areas of visualization using Microsoft Power
BI, tableau or JS related scripts such as D3JS or Node.js

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:

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First degree in Statistics / Mathematics or a business-related
field

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At least 2 years’ experience in data management within a
full-service Research company

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Logical mindset and good technical problem-solving skills (key
requirement).

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Demonstrate analytical and quantitative skills and a rigorous
attention to detail

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Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, excellent
communication and customer service skills required

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Extremely self-motivated and highly organized

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Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in confidential
matters

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Enjoys a fun, dynamic and challenging work environment within a
start-up culture

GeoPoll’s parent company is Mobile Accord, Inc. Mobile Accord,
Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity.

Please submit your CV, salary history and relevant work examples
to [email protected] with the subject Research Data Analyst not later
than Thursday, 30th July 2020 at 17:00hrs.

Feel free to check out our website: https://www.geopoll.com
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