Data Analysis Manager, Data Manager at Nuru International Kenya

On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Overview
 
Nuru International Kenya is an NGO dedicated to ending extreme poverty in remote, rural areas by offering locally- led training in Agriculture, Personal Finance, Health care and Education.
 

Nuru focuses on cultivating service- minded leaders and equipping people with necessary knowledge and skills to be able to lead their communities out of extreme poverty. 

 
Using local income-generating activities.

See www.nuruinternational.org for more details

Job Title: Data Analysis Manager
Job Category: Contract
 
Department / Group: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
Location: Isibania, Kuria West, Kenya
Travel Required: Local travel required
Level: Managerial
Position Type: Full-time

Nuru Kenya’s Monitoring and Evaluation Team is actively seeking a highly qualified and energetic team player for its Data Analysis Team.  

The Data Analysis Manager may be staffed internally from Nuru Kenya staff or externally as determined by the M&E District Manager in coordination with the hiring panel consisting of the M&E Project Facilitator, Research and Advising Manager and the Director of Nuru Kenya.

Contract specification will be in accordance with those established in the employment contract. 

This job description is a complement to the employment contract and serves as a baseline for performance evaluations conducted every 6 months.  

The employee is responsible for acknowledging and understanding the duties bestowed.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform analysis on all qualitative and quantitative data: creation of tables, charts, graphs, etc., creation of data entry templates, interpretation of data and report writing
  • Works with Research and Advising Manager, Database and Data Entry Manager, Data Entry Specialists, and Data Entry Clerks to create feedback loop on internal M&E processes
  • Facilitates ongoing monitoring of output indicators and monthly data for all impact programs including Leadership
  • Adapts analysis processes to improve efficacy of data analysis and reporting
  • Works with M&E training supervisor to develop analysis-based curriculum for M&E staff
  • Train data capturers and other data support staff 
  • Assists in survey implementation and data collection as needed
  • Performs quality control checks of data
  • Supervise junior data management staff
  • Reports to Research and Advising Manager
  • Additional roles as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Holds a degree in Computer Science, Policy Analysis or other related  quantitative field
  • Superior computer skills, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Internet and at least one statistical analysis software such as SAS, SPSS, R or STATA (STATA preferred)
  • Superior research and report writing skills
  • At least 2 years’ experience analyzing and reporting on data for decision making purposes
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (mandatory), Kiswahili (mandatory) and Kikuria (preferred)
  • Has effective project management and communications skills
  • Can work in office or field setting
  • Long-term commitment to ending extreme poverty in rural Kenya  
Preferred Skills
  • Can work for long periods of time
  • At least 1 year experience surveying households or individuals
Additional Notes
Applicants must currently live in Kuria West District or be willing to relocate for this position.  
Relocation pay, monetary support for family relocation, housing and housing allowance, food allowance and commuter transport allowance will not be provided.

Compensation: commensurate with experience

Equal Opportunity Employer: Nuru International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/CV with at least two professional references by January 8, 2014 at 4PM EAT.  

Please submit all documents in English. Be sure to include your contact information.
All applications can be submitted to our HR Manager in Keborui, or Email: [email protected]

HR Contact: Francis Kizito

Applications Accepted By: 

Subject Line: Attention: HR Manager, Job: Data Analysis Manager, M&E    
Mail:
HR Manager
Nuru Kenya
P.O. Box 176
Isibania, Kuria West, Kenya 40414

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Job Title: Data Manager
Job Category: Contract
 
Department / Group: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
Location: Isibania, Kuria West, Kenya
 
Travel Required: Local travel required
Level: Managerial
 
Position Type: Full-time
This job description is a complement to the employment contract and serves as a baseline for performance evaluations conducted every 6 months.  
The employee is responsible for acknowledging and understanding the duties bestowed.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Performs preliminary analysis of data including: creation of tables, charts, graphs, etc., using Excel, STATA or SPSS.
  • Creation of data entry templates, etc. using Excel.
  • Works with Research and Advising Manager, Database Manager,  Data Entry Specialist,  Data Analysis Manager and Data Entry Clerks to create feedback loop on internal M&E processes
  • Manages casual workers assisting in data entry.
  • Assists in survey implementation and data collection as needed
  • Performs data entry and data quality control checks (data cleaning).
  • Ensures data storage through creation of backup folders.
  • Reports to Data Analysis Manager.
  • Additional roles as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Has completed a diploma in Computer Science or IT related course.
  • At least 2 years’ experience managing large amount of data.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (mandatory), Kiswahili (mandatory) and Kikuria (preferred)
  • Has effective project management and communications skills
  • Can work in office or field setting
  • Long-term commitment to ending extreme poverty in rural Kenya  
Preferred Skills
  • Can work for long periods of time
  • At least 1 year experience surveying households or individuals
Additional Notes
Applicants must currently live in Kuria West District or be willing to relocate for this position.  
Relocation pay, monetary support for family relocation, housing and housing allowance, food allowance and commuter transport allowance will not be provided.

Compensation: commensurate with experience
Equal Opportunity Employer: Nuru International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/CV with at least two professional references by January 24, 2014 at 4PM EAT.  

Please submit all documents in English. Be sure to include your contact information.  
All applications can be submitted to our HR Manager in Keborui, or Email: [email protected] 
HR Contact: Francis Kizito
 
Applications Accepted By:
 
Subject Line: Attention: HR Manager, Job: Data  Manager, M&E    
Mail:
HR Manager
Nuru Kenya
P.O. Box 176
Isibania, Kuria West, Kenya 40414
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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