International Potato Data Analysis Jobs in Kenya

International Potato Data Analysis Jobs in Kenya


The International Potato Center, known by its Spanish acronym CIP, was founded in 1971 as a root and tuber research-for-development institution delivering sustainable solutions to the pressing world problems of hunger, poverty, and the degradation of natural resources. CIP is truly a global center, with headquarters in Lima, Peru and offices in 30 developing countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Working closely with our partners, CIP seeks to achieve food security, increased well-being, and gender equity for poor people in the developing world. CIP furthers its mission through rigorous research, innovation in science and technology, and capacity strengthening regarding root and tuber farming and food systems.

CIP is part of the CGIAR Consortium, a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. Donors include individual countries, major foundations, and international entities.

Data Analysis – Consultant

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA
Experience: 6 years
Location: Nairobi
Job Field: Research / Data Analysis

Job Details

Ref.: 2019/018/NRS/KE/SSA

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.

    Application deadline: 26th November 2019

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