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Job Opening at African Population and Health Research Center

Job Opening at African Population and Health Research Center

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Position: Data Analyst

Deadline: 3rd December 2019

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit organization that carries out high quality and policy-relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. The Center seeks to recruit a Data Analyst to work within its Population Dynamics, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Unit.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development, review and translation of research tools;
  • Participate in the pre-testing of data collection platforms;
  • Data cleaning including conducting all the required consistency checks for project data;
  • Document project data sets according to the Center’s guidelines on data documentation, archiving and sharing;
  • Extract data and prepare analytical files;
  • Develop template syntax files for research staff to use in creating various data sets;
  • Perform basic and advanced statistical analysis of data;
  • Assist in training other staff members on data analysis;
  • Participate in scientific writing;
  • Write technical reports on data issues; and
  • Participate in proposal development and review.

Qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Master’s degree in statistics or equivalent;
  • At least 5 years’ post qualification experience in high level quantitative skills -managing, analyzing and interpreting data- such as multivariate and multilevel/ longitudinal analysis, preferably with STATA;
  • Proficiency in MS Office; and
  • Experience using Open Data Kit (ODK) software and Nesstar is highly desirable.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by email to jobs@aphrc.org with the subject ‘Data Analyst’. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.  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

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P.O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

Website: www.aphrc.org

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