Job Title:Data Analyst
Reports to: Head, Technical Assistance
Job Location: Dublin
Pay band:Grade 3: €28,909 to €34,011
Contract Details: One Year (or until 30th September, 2016)
Job Summary: The incumbent will support Concern and partner organizations to analyse and interpret the data from their project area and thus build partner capacity in this area and collate and holistically analyse each round of data collection across all sites.
Main Duties &Responsibilities: Data Analysis
· Analyze data collected by IDSUE project in order to produce
(i) timely preliminary (univariate and bivariate analysis) and (ii) more in depth reports (multivariate analysis,) using this data
· Analyze geospatial data collected by IDSUE and produce project maps
· Quality assure the automated reports coming from the routine data
· Ensure datasets from all rounds of data collection are available for further analysis by third parties
· Contribute to the development of presentations, factsheets and policy briefs on results of research for use in country and internationally
· Contribute to scientific papers for publication in peer reviewed journals
· Write reports for quarterly assessments and evaluations.
Training of Partners
· Provide training on basic data management, analysis and storage to partners.
· Build the capacity of identified staff within the FIM (Livelihoods) Programme on analysis and management of data aimed at enriching and directing the urban programme, including informing learning documents. (This could be done during 2 or 3 field trips spread out throughout the year).
· Periodically revise analysis section of guidance documents to keep them up to date
Programme Participant Protection Policy4
· To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.
Job Specification: Essential:
· A Masters Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Economics or relevant field
· At least one years’ post-masters experience in research design, management and analysis of large-scale datasets. Experience with analysis of stratified cluster samples and time series data analysis.
· Proficiency in the use of statistical software (SPSS, Stata or R), digital data gathering technologies and computer applications
· Proven competency in statistical analysis and complex survey design and analysis
· Ability to manage many competing demands at the same time in an enthusiastic and solution focused manner.
· Willingness to travel and to spend up to 40% of time in country
· Experience in designing and implementing evaluations and operational research, using both quantitative and qualitative methods
· Experience in early warning/surveillance
· Experience of digital data gathering technology and software
· Experience working in an urban slum environment and working with government partners
· Experience developing articles for publication Disclaimer: This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application Concern has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Programme Participant Protection Policy which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organization, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context staff have a responsibility to the organization to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Staff Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Staff Code of Conduct candidates acknowledge that they have understood the contents of both the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and the Programme Participant Protection Policy and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these two documents. Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on Concern ensuring that the names of any new employee or volunteer do not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated List).
Any offer of employment (either paid or voluntary) with Concern Worldwide will not be made pending a clearance check being conducted on the applicant. For additional information please consult our web site or contact the Human Resource Division in our Head Office. Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
To apply: All applications should be submitted through our website at www.concern.net/jobsby closing date by 27th October 2015.
CV’s should be no longer than 4 pages.