Catholic Relief Services Data Analyst II Jobs in Kenya

Catholic Relief Services Data Analyst II Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • The Data Analyst is responsible for the development of appropriate data products for CRS’s program and sector teams, in line with industry best practices. They work as part of cross-functional teams, identifying data sources, supporting the preparation of data, and developing and maintaining relevant data products.

  • They also deploy ML and geospatial algorithms, providing technical assistance and leading capacity strengthening to project and sector teams in interpreting and using the results of the analyses through effective engagement and communication. The role advises on hardware and software requirements for data analytics and contributes to CRS’s strategic priority to advance data-informed decision-making within the agency.

    Roles and Key Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with program and global sector teams to identify opportunities to leverage advance analytics approaches and strengthen capacity around leveraging data for increased programmatic quality, impact, and reach

  • Develop appropriate data products for CRS’s program and sector teams, following industry best practices and through engagement with sector teams. Support the maintenance of these products, ensuring both data and models are functioning properly, and are cataloged, accessible, and used appropriately.

  • Lead data identification and preparation, by providing technical assistance for the search and identification of new data sources, as well as the ingestion, preparation, and onboarding of data. Maintain relationships with third party data providers as appropriate.

  • Provide technical assistance and lead capacity strengthening to sector/project teams for data analysis, visualisation, cleaning, and interpretation, as well as deriving actionable insights from data analyses.

  • Develop robust technical documentation around CRS’s data products, enabling replication and scaling and ensuring best practices are continuously followed.

  • Contribute to the agency’s knowledge management and learning agenda in data science through helping implement conditions for collective learning that ensure the
    capturing, documenting, and sharing of key successes, promising practices, and lessons learned, as well as support development of communication products highlighting key findings and data insights.

  • Advise on the hardware and software requirements for impactful and cost-effective data analytics to be implemented through engagement with relevant teams across the agency.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, or data science or similar field

  • Minimum five years of experience as a data analyst

  • Experience with linear algebra, probability theory, and statistical inference

  • Demonstrable programming experience with Python or R

  • Familiarity with databases and SQL

  • Experience with machine learning algorithms

  • Experience with geospatial data analyses

  • Experience with creating forecasting algorithms

  • Required Languages – English; French and/or Spanish is a plus.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong relationship management skills with ability to influence and work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with understanding of the complexities associated with work in humanitarian and development contexts

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, particularly in terms of communicating data insights and complex technical approaches to non-technical audiences

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills

  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Catholic Relief Services Data Analyst II Jobs in Kenya

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