Data Analyst Job in Nairobi – Kenya Red Cross 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Data Analyst Job in Nairobi – Kenya Red Cross 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

The Society is seeking a
qualified candidate to fill the following position:

Position Title: Data Analyst

Reporting to: Head of
Research & Learning

Job Location:  Nairobi

PURPOSE:

The data analyst is
responsible for analysing data, combining different datasets and designing and
delivering information products that are of use to the Red Cross. This person
works closely together with the GIS expert and reports to the humanitarian data
team lead.

Responsibilities

  • Understand information needs by Kenya Red Cross
    decision makers and translate these into data analysis and information
    products.
  • Develop data models for data intensive projects,
    applying standards where possible.
  • Support Kenya Red Cross in using the products,
    maps, and visualizations provided by the team.
  • Review available open – and closed – (secondary)
    data sources and determine if these can be used instead of collecting new
    data.
  • Review and cleaning of data.
  • Analysis of data, both small and big. Development
    of algorithms to combine and analyse these data.
  • Support and guide students and volunteers that
    work in the team on data analysis.

Qualifications

  • A University degree in econometrics or other data
    analysis related studies.
  • Record of accomplishment showing the capacity to
    use data to improve processes, operations and decision-making.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in data
    analysis.
  • Demonstrable interest in humanitarian aid.
  • Research skills to determine the effectiveness of
    the products and services provided by the team.
  • Skilled in data analysis software / languages such
    as R and/or Python.
  • Excellent command of English language (written and
    verbally).
  • Work experience in an international development or
    humanitarian setting.
  • In-depth experience in any of the following
    subject matters: data analysis, data visualization, machine learning, data
    literacy, GIS or programming.
  • Committed to customer excellence.
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure.
  • Self-confidence.
  • Strong listening and feedback skills
  • Being able to communicate clearly and concisely
    (written and verbally).
  • Being trustworthy.

How to Apply

Interested candidates
who meet the above qualifications should apply strictly through https://www.redcross.or.ke/Careers so
as to reach us not later than 
22nd June 2021

Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.







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