Research Analyst at Laterite Jobs in Kenya

Research Analyst at Laterite Jobs in Kenya


Job Description & Key Responsibilities

  • As a Research Analyst, based in our Nairobi office, you will be supporting research projects in our Kenya office with a strong social focus. Our research focuses on issues related to education, publich health, agriculture, youth and livelihoods and urbanization & migration.

    As an analyst you:

  • Work on technical research projects – supporting the design of research instruments and research designs, conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis, drafting sections of reports, and keeping clients updated on progress.

  • Independently deliver high-quality sections of reports or data analysis – ensuring your deliverables are client-ready and on time.

  • Work with a team – proactively communicating with team members to keep projects on track, paying attention to details, and escalating any risks or issues early.

    You will be able to develop skills and experience in:

  • Technical design of research projects, including sampling and impact evaluation methodologies.

  • Project management and client communication.

  • Data analysis, statistical techniques and coding.

  • Report writing: drawing insights from data and presenting them in a client-ready, consultancy quality format.

  • This position is offered as a 1-year contract. Following this first contract, Laterite will be open to discuss possibilities of extension and, career development in our Kenya office.

    Profile

  • This
    position is suited to a recent graduate with an understanding of data analysis and motivation to work in social and economic research in East Africa.

    Requirements:

  • A completed Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Applied Economics or related field.

  • At least one year of professional experience in a similar role.

  • Strong quantitative data analysis skills and proficiency in Stata.

  • Experience working with at least one ODK-based platform (such as SurveyCTO, ODK, CommCare).

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

    In addition, we welcome:

  • Previous work experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, self-motivation and drive to flourish in a fast-paced environment, where timelines can often be unpredictable.

  • Knowledge of Python and/or R.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Research Analyst at Laterite Jobs in Kenya


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