Data Analyst, Kenya (APHRC)
African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Deadline: June 11.
Duties and Responsibilities: Taking responsibility for data cleaning, including doing all required consistency checks for the project(s) he/she is assigned.
Develop proper documentation and dictionaries for all data sets.
Extract data and prepare analyzable data sets
Develop template syntax files for research staff to use in creating various data sets for analyses.
Support the data analysis needs of researchers.
Generate from the database regular data quality indicators for monitoring adherence to quality guidelines at both field and data entry levels.
Generate annual profile indicators (percentages, proportions, rates, etc.) for long-term studies.
Participate in development of questionnaires and other study instruments.
Participate in training of fieldworkers and reviewing questionnaires completed in the field.
Assist in training other staff members on data analysis.
Write technical reports on the data entry process, including structure of databases in relation to questionnaires.
Contribute to proposal development, literature review, and scientific writing as required.
Essential An MSc in Applied Statistics or Bio-Statistics or a quantitative social science discipline (e.g. Demography, Economics).
Proven skills in managing large datasets (e.g. Demographic and Health Surveys, censuses, etc)
Advanced programming skills in SPSS, STATA or SAS statistical packages
Experience of statistical data analysis
Experience in analyzing longitudinal and relational databases.
Desirable Knowledge of multiple statistical packages
Knowledge and application of advanced statistical analysis (e.g. Binary and multinomial logistic regression, survival analysis etc)
Evidence of scientific writing (e.g. for journals)
Please apply enclosing a detailed CV, quoting current and expected salary and providing contact details of three referees to;
The Human Resources Manager
African Population and Health Research Center
P.O. Box 10787-00100 GPO
Online applications should be sent to jobs[at]aphrc.org with the position applied for written on the subject line.
For more information, contact: Data Analyst, Kenya - APHRC Website