GeoPoll Research Data Analysts Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

GeoPoll Research Data Analysts Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

About this Role:

  • We are currently looking for a Research Data Analyst for a three months contract located in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • This position is responsible for all aspects of data analysis and statistical research solutions.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Communication with colleagues for delivery of data processing on projects, including researchers, team leader, project managers

  • Create and maintain data processing and computer code files

  • Edit, submit and write computer programs and scripts based on client requests

  • Assist in formulating data processing procedures and automation for greater efficiency

  • Provide advice / support to the research teams regarding data processing

  • Performing additional analysis where appropriate

  • Ensuring data is in a format suitable for use by internal and external clients

    Technical Skills:

  • Good knowledge /experience with programming/scripting languages

  • Ability to cut and dice through any data format both as input and output e.g. dealing with SAV, DTA, ASCII files etc.

  • Knowledge in analytics software such as R, SPSS, STATA, SAS or MATLAB, Python or JMP.

  • Understanding statistical analysis e.g. regression, hypothesis testing (significance testing). e. Working with client service teams, to scope out data.

  • Understanding of IT terminology and flexibility to work with a tech savvy team. d. Knowledgeable areas of visualization using Microsoft Power BI, tableau or JS related scripts such
    as D3JS or Node.js


    The successful candidate will have:

  • First degree in Statistics / Mathematics or a business-related field

  • At least 2 years’ experience in data management within a full-service Research company

  • Logical mindset and good technical problem-solving skills (key requirement).

  • Demonstrate analytical and quantitative skills and a rigorous attention to detail

  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, excellent communication and customer service skills required

  • Extremely self-motivated and highly organized

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in confidential matters

  • Enjoys a fun, dynamic and challenging work environment within a start-up culture

  • GeoPoll’s parent company is Mobile Accord, Inc. Mobile Accord, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity.

    How to Apply

  • Please submit your CV, salary history and relevant work examples to

  • with the subject Research Data Analyst not later than Thursday, 30th July 2020 at 17:00hrs.

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