International Potato Center Data Cleaning – Consultant Jobs in Kenya

International Potato Center Data Cleaning – Consultant Jobs in Kenya

Closing date: 27 Oct 2019

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

The Position: The Data Cleaning – Consultant will provide support to the gender team to clean quantitative data that was collected under the ENDURE project.

There are two data sets: the first is a combined data set for potato and banana and the second is a combined data set for Cassava and sweetpotato. This data needs to be cleaned so that it can be analyzed in preparation for sharing as open access data.

Key responsibilities:

  • Review data files and basic data cleaning to ensure all observations are uniquely identified and reported data is internally consistent (2 data files- Banana/Potato & Sweetpotato Cassava);
  • Identify the what values are different between the two data files to ensure merging of the two data sets;
  • Conduct merging across data files to ensure clean merges.

    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 cleaning and analysis;
  • 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 Fifteen days term.

    How to Apply:
    Visit the following link: 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

    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 Cleaning – Consultant Jobs in Kenya

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