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Purpose of the Job:

The focus of this position will be supporting the foresight and data analytics related work along with diverse range of challenging projects that are highly visible to and driven by the senior management as well as monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures.

This role requires capabilities in the preparation and analysis of data, according to agreed protocols and statistical analysis plans. The audience for these analyses will be varied, including multi-dimensional teams, service managers, academics, bureaucrats, general public and executive stakeholders.

The purpose of this role is to facilitate the study of a broad set of interesting analytical and statistical questions that are directly related to the country and regional developmental indicators e.g. environmental, social, technological categories. Given the application to a quality services setting, this role will provide exposure to additional aspects of data set management and enhancements, including both exploratory approaches to insight generation and the design and development of reports/dashboards.

Functions & Responsibilities (duties to be performed by this position):

Designing Study

1. Helping to choose appropriate approaches, data management, analytical and statistical design to meet study objectives

2.   Develop approaches to analyze diverse datasets

3.   Contribute to writing of study proposals and reports, including statistical analysis sections

Data Management

1.   Extract data from databases, develop statistical analyses, projections, curve fitting, etc.

Project Documentation

1.   Document processes for data extraction, statistical analysis, organization and storage

2.   Develop procedures for efficient data extraction and re-use of statistical analysis processes

3.   Develop data dictionaries etc. as required

Reporting and Presentations

1.   Provide assistance in the write up and presentation of the results appropriate for the intended audience

2.   Develop proposals, reports and surveys with relevant team members

3.   Develop presentations to project proposals or reports, and present at appropriate forums

Project Coordination

1     Maintain and monitor project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures.

2.    Organize, attend and participate in stakeholder meetings.

3.    Facilitate meetings and distribute minutes to all project team members.

4.    Document and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings.

5.    Ensure project deadlines are met.

6.    Ensure projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.

7.    Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable. 

Any other task assigned by Supervisor.

Required Skills and Knowledge Areas:

·         Knowledge and Understanding of SQL and R Programming.

·         Statistics Theoretical Knowledge.

·         Tool-based data analytics skills (i.e. SPSS, SQL, R, Stata, Oracle Crystal Ball Essentials, Minitab etc.)

·         Technical documentation.

·         Presentation tools

·         Multitasking.

·         Excellent verbal and written English.

·         Excellent presentation skills.

·         Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Job related experience required:

  • Minimum 1- 2 years of experience in Research field including experimental design, sample size, statistical analysis and interpretation of results, with proven or demonstrable skill set in statistical / numerical analyses.
  • Hands-on experience and provisioning of technical solution and advice on statistical methodology and principles. Development of Statistical Analysis Plans, to include statistical methodology, statistical programing procedures, definition of derived variables, data-handling rules and mockups.
  • Ability to independently undertake data quality check and prepare cohorts using real-world databases.
  • Experience of creating tables and figures in SAS, SPSS or any standard, Industry accepted tool.
  • Prior experience of working with large-scale data sets.

Added Advantage:

  • Familiarity of working with large real-world data.
  • Experience working with prospective and/or retrospective public studies, including database analyses.
  • Experience working in close collaboration with environmentalists and social scientists.
  • Experience and knowledge of current issues in the country and regional level indicators such and Global Competitiveness Index, Human Development Index, poverty indexes, etc.
  • Capability to develop reports, surveys, presentations and proposal documents.
  • Monte-Carlo Simulation using Oracle Crystal Ball will be a plus.
  • Experience in project management.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
MSc or BSc in Statistics/Mathematics
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Experience:
1 Year - 2 Years (Minimum 1- 2 years of experience in Research field including experimental design, sample size, statistical analysis and interpretation of results, with proven or demonstrable skill set in statistical / numerical analyses)
Apply Before:
Dec 07, 2019
Posting Date:
Nov 07, 2019
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