Data Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Data Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

date: January 20, 2021 


Women’s Integrated Sexual Health” (WISH) is IPPFs new flagship health
programme to transform the lives of millions of women and girls. Funded by DFID
(U.K) WISH will provide integrated and holistic healthcare to 2.2m additional
users across 16 countries in Africa and South Asia from 2018-2021.

Through a consortium of five internationally recognised organisations and
11 IPPF Member Associations led by IPPF the WISH programme will provide a comprehensive,
integrated approach to ensure equitable access to family planning and sexual
and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).

The programme will prioritise the
most underserved women and girls, particularly youth under 20, the very poor,
and marginalized populations (including people with disability, people
displaced or affected by humanitarian crisis, and people living in
hard-to-reach areas)

gather and integrate data from disparate
sources to extract trends and business insights, working across the WISH2ACTION
team and partners to identify and respond to analysis needs, ensuring the
foundation of data required for a results-based funding programme, including
quality, timeliness, accessibility and visualization of data.

Data Analysts are responsible for all aspects of performance and evaluation
data analysis for the countries in their region, ensuring data are analysed for
performance monitoring, learning and evidence generation. Data Analysts work
closely with the respective Head of Region and the W2A Technical Lead/M&E
Deputy Director Evidence and Learning to ensure that data are available at all
levels to support decision-making. Data Analysts coordinate closely with the
WISH2ACTION finance team to support the analysis requirements of a
results-based funding programme and liaise with key counterparts in IPPF
Central and Regional Offices to ensure integration of programme data with IPPF
institutional requirements.


  • Conduct
    monthly data cleaning and reconciliation at partner/ country/ programme
    levels (identify data anomalies and systematically document explanation of
    all trends).
  • Identify
    where rapid data quality assessments (RDQA) are indicated, conduct
    targeted implementation of RDQAs, and coordinate action plans to improve
    data quality.
  • Develop
    simplified RDQA tools to build capacity in MAs for frequent data quality
  • Support
    MAs in preparations for country analysis (CA and CA++) visits from the
    Third Party Monitor (TPM) and follow up on recommendations from these
  • Support
    field partners’ use of data platform through training and targeted
    capacity building efforts.
  • Lead
    monthly data review meetings with country teams, identifying, analysing,
    interpreting and documenting trends or patterns in data sets.
  • Support
    quarterly meetings to review data trends and progress towards targets
    across the WISH2ACTION programme.
  • Lead the
    development and support use of various data visualizations across
    stakeholders at multiple levels to review progress against targets.
  • Support
    development and testing of WISH2ACTION data collection and visualization
  • Analyse
    data including additional users and other Key Performance Indicators for
    payment and other health impact estimates.
  • Map
    Service Delivery Points and service delivery trends with external data for
    various outputs.
  • Liaise
    with WISH2ACTION team (including finance) to ensure all programme data
    analysis needs are met.
  • Develop
    tables, graphs and reporting materials as necessary for programme reports
    internal and external.
  • · Support
    the annual CEI process. Specifically:
    • Compile
      sampling data from all the MAs.
    • Participate
      in the development, and review of research tools.
    • Where
      needed, support enumerator training and field work monitoring.
    • Support
      review of the analytical files submitted by the contractor and if needed
      provide assistance for more in-depth analysis for the wider WISH2ACTION
  • Support
    the documentation and publication of CEI data.
  • Contribute
    to the development of WISH2ACTION global goods by taking ownership of one
    KPI and providing input into evaluations and briefs through data analysis;
    contribution in the relevant TWG and; collaboration with the technical
  • To ensure
    gender is effectively mainstreamed within the remit of the post and in
    line with IPPF’s Gender Equality Policy.
  • To build
    and maintain positive relationships with all members of staff, and
    contacts within and outside the Federation.
  • To become
    familiar with the Federation’s Health and Safety Programme and Guidelines
    for using Visual Display Units. To do everything possible to ensure a
    healthy and safe working environment, including following instructions and
  • To
    undertake such other reasonable duties as may be requested from time to
  • The
    candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to
    safeguarding in local and international context and demonstrate a
    willingness to sign and adhere to IPPF’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding

& Qualifications

  • BS in
    Health Informatics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information
    Management or Statistics.


  • Being
    analytical, resourceful, organized, patient but persistent, detail- and
    solution-oriented, and able to tell the story behind raw data to
    non-technical audiences.
  • Proven
    experience as a data analyst or business data analyst working across teams
  • Strong
    analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and
    communicate significant amounts of information with attention to detail
    and accuracy.
  • Adept at
    queries, report writing and presenting findings.
  • Technical
    expertise in data models, database design development, data mining and
    segmentation techniques.
  • Knowledge
    of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing
    datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc).
  • Ability to
    delve into data to discover discrepancies and patterns.
  • Experience
    presenting and explaining information in an accessible way.
  • Experience
    with supportive capacity-building approaches for field-based partners.
  • Proven
    skills in using Excel, DHIS2, Power BI.
  • Previous
    not-for-profit experience desirable.
  • International
    experience (particularly developing countries) desirable.


  • Fluent
    English (verbal and written).
  • Skills in
    French, Arabic or Portuguese would be an advantage.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with people from
    different countries and cultures.
  • Strong
    analytical skills.
  • Excellent
    time management and organisational skills.


  • Discretion
    in handling confidential information.
  • Willing to
    travel internationally up to 60 days a year.

How to

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job description and on how to apply please visit

IPPF offers a wide range
of benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are
particularly encouraged from women, people living with disabilities, people
living with HIV and minorities.

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