International Potato Center Data Analysis – Consultant Jobs in Kenya

International Potato Center Data Analysis – Consultant Jobs in Kenya


Closing date: 27 Oct 2019

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Data Analysis consultant.

The Position:

As part of the Partnerships for seed technology transfer in Africa, PASTTA, data to identify segments of seed markets in Mali, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda, Senegal was collected. The purpose of the data collection was to develop product profiles that detail the trait/characteristics which are on demand in target seed markets.

The purpose of this consultancy is to reanalyze this data from a gender perspective in order to write a report as well as extract key indicators that can be used in the PASTTA annual report.

Key responsibilities:

  • Construct variables in accordance with international and local definitions;
  • Construct baseline difference in means tests;
  • Produce summary statistics of key outcome and covariate variables from a gender perspective;
  • Draft a technical report on gender concerns in seed markets in collaboration with the CIP Gender Specialist.

    Selection Criteria

  • At least a master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Statistics or related field;
  • At least 6 years of experience required in data analysis;
  • Experience with statistical analysis software (STATA)
  • Advanced knowledge of database work;
  • Advanced level of MS Office;
  • Advanced statistical research analysis;
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills in English.

    Why should you consider this opportunity?

    CIP is a global and
    reputable international organization that has a strong, state-of-the-art R&D background, and is a recent World Food Price Winner and awarded with the Al-Sumait Award for our Orange Flesh Sweet Potato work in Africa.

    CIP is dedicated to achieving food security, improved nutrition and well-being, and gender equality for poor people in root and tuber farming and food systems of the developing world.

    CIP is a member of the CGIAR Consortium, a network of 15 research centers that are mostly located in the developing world and supported by more than 50 donor members.

    What are the conditions?

    The position is Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position limited to Kenya nationals and permanent residents only. The employment contract will be for a Twelve days term.

    How to Apply:
    Visit the following link: http://cipotato.org/open-vacancies/ and submit your cover letter and a full C.V. with your references.

    Screening of applications will begin on October 27, 2019 and will continue until the post is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Learn more about CIP by accessing our web site at http://www.cipotato.org

    CIP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply

    CIP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). CIP also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

    International Potato Center Data Analysis – Consultant Jobs in Kenya

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