Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Job Opportunity at STEP - Data Assistant

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Consultancy opportunity: Data Assistant

About the consultancy:
The consultant will provide administrative and technical support to STEP’s programs through data
entry, data management, data quality verification, data analysis and reporting.

Responsibilities:
Data management

  • To conduct data entry and data quality checking for a range of projects

  • To process camera trap and other photographic data according to existing protocols

  • To ensure all data are stored and backed up appropriately according to storage protocols

  • To prepare and format datasets and keys as required

  • To complete Kiswahili to English and English to Kiswahili translations as required.


Data analysis
  • To conduct analysis for a range of projects using a set list of indicators and outputs for analysis including monthly summary statistics


Reporting
  • To prepare reports for a range of projects using outputs from analysis using existing templates and according to deadlines

  • To hold regular communications with project manager to discuss progress

  • To complete daily timesheet


General
  • To develop and use workplans and calendars for activities

  • To ensure all activities are implemented to a high standard and according to the workplan.

  • To participate in training in data entry, management, processing and analysis.

  • Dependent on experience, assist in development of mobile data collection tools


Terms:
Remuneration for the consultancy will be dependent on experience.
The consultant will be based in Iringa town.
The duration for the consultancy will be 6 months from 30th March 2020 – 25th September 2020

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Excellent and demonstrated Excel skills, including data entry, data quality checking, analysis, and production of figures and tables (Pivot tables; Count, sum, average functions; Conditional formulas; Production of figures and tables)

  • Excellent report-writing skills

  • Excellent spoken and written English and Kiswahili

  • Attention to detail and high quality of work

  • Database design management experience (preferred)

  • Experience with tablet/phone-based collection and ODK (preferred)

  • Experience with English to Swahili translation (preferred)

  • Experience with spatial data and camera trap data (preferred)

MODE OF APPLICATION:

How to apply:
Please send a cover letter and CV detailing your experience and skills as per the requirements of this
consultancy, with a detailed description of your Excel skills, to applications@stzelephants.org with the subject Data Assistant by 16th March 2020.





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