Data Analysis Job in Kenya 2020
Career Kenya: Data Analysis Job in Kenya 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Closing
date: December 15, 2020

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led
and Africa-based international research institute committed to conducting high
quality and policy-relevant multidisciplinary research. Our researchers address
important development issues and challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa in areas
such as education, population, health, aging, urbanization and wellbeing. Our
goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action, engage with policy makers
in the region to disseminate our research findings, influence policy decisions
and improve the quality of life in Africa.

APHRC invites applications for a Data
Analyst
, in its IDRC-RECAP project.

This project
aims to assess the extent and nature of marketing of unhealthy foods to
children, the gaps, barriers and facilitators in developing and implementing
nutrition related non-communicable diseases (NR-NCDs) policies as well as legal
feasibility of policy interventions related to NR-NCDs and the economic burden
of NCDs in Kenya.

Duties/Responsibilities:

· Develop the project’s pre-analysis and analysis plans.

· Compute sample size and power calculations for the study.

· Data cleaning and analysis including doing all required consistency
checks for the project.

· Document data sets according to the Center’s guidelines on data
documentation, archiving and sharing.

· Extract data and prepare analytical files.

· Perform exploratory and advanced statistical analysis of data.

· Participate in training of fieldworkers.

· Support the coordination and supervision of data collection activities.

· Participate in the development, review and translation of research tools,
data capture and entry platforms.

· Contribute to manuscript development, literature reviews, and technical
reports and grant proposal development.

Qualifications
and Experience

· Master’s degree in Statistics, Demography, Epidemiology, Public Health or
equivalent.

· Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for
analyzing large datasets (e.g. STATA, R softwares).

· At least 2 years working experience as a data analyst.

· Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse,
and disseminate significant amounts of data/information with attention to
detail and accuracy.

· Excellent communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills.

· Experience in GIS data analysis and/or economic analysis will be an added
advantage.

How to
Apply

Interested candidates
are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal 
https://aphrc.org/vacancies/ by December 14, 2020. Only short listed
candidates will be contacted; shortlisted candidates will be required to have a
Police Clearance Certificate. Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources
Officer

African Population and
Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga
Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P. O. Box 10787-GPO,
Nairobi

Website: www.aphrc.org**

APHRC is an equal opportunity
employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons
**

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