INTRODUCTION : -
Research & Data Analyst job opportunity is available at SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -
The Research-Data Analyst gathers and analyzes data from various databases and sources for SOS Children’s Villages in Nigeria, developing reports and visual representations;
supports the maintenance of SOS Children’s Villages databases (PDB2, LUCY etc.), and provides technical support to all programme locations.
He / she also supports various studies / research such as baseline and feasibility studies, end line evaluations, surveys etc.
Support data quality assessment and the development of evidence-based reports in accordance with the outcome of data analysis.
Support all forms of SOS Children’s Villages research and evaluations in Nigeria.
Support the implementation of Results Based Management (RBM) in Nigeria
Responsible for the application of complex statistical and technical skills toward the collection, analysis, and translation of statistical data for a variety of research projects.
Conducts statistical research and analysis and compiles and interprets statistical records and reports for a variety of research projects.
Producing high quality and varied research outputs for a range of audiences including analysis, report writing and presentations where necessary
Collection and processing of data and statistics relating to SOS Children’s Villages Operations
Management of SOS Children’s Villages records and information resources
Apply established statistical methods and techniques to analyse and interpret data.
Identify the appropriate method of statistical analysis and apply statistical techniques to interpret data.
Compile and analyse data and interpret trends, fluctuations, and other changes that may emerge.
Develop forms and procedures required for the collection and compilation of data.
Oversee the design and maintenance of databases, data collection forms, error checking methods, and related Programs for collection, analysis, and reporting.
Design database specifications and modify existing software packages to meet specific research project needs.
Write sections of scientific papers, funding proposals, grants, and abstracts.
Conduct data audits, compile results, analyze and summarize audit findings.
Coordinate and manage the collection, delivery, entry, verification, analysis, and reporting of data.
Provide advice regarding data collection and analysis required for research projects.
Recommend modifications to processes related to data collection and data entry conventions and develop implementation plans.
Apply specialized knowledge and scientific principles to review, critically appraise and interpret published literature.
Review case report forms, determine possible protocol deviations, discrepant data, and inconsistent reporting.
Facilitate meetings and prepare recommendations on statistical and reporting strategies.
Safeguard the confidentiality of SOS Children’s Villages’ data.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -
HND or Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Research or related discipline
At least 4 years of working experience in Research Data Analysis within the NGO sector
Experience in Programme Research
Experience in Research & Statistics within the NGO Sector
Experience in conducting and organising qualitative fieldwork
Experience in designing qualitative research tools
Evidence of having delivered or contributed to the delivery of high-quality social research outputs
Experience in conducting and / or managing reviews and evaluations of projects that use both quantitative and qualitative monitoring and impact data.
Experience with working with teams across diverse locations (local & international)
Ability to collect, analyse and produce good quality data and information
Proven skills in data management with concrete knowledge of open-source tools
Experience with database management, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
Well organized, with ability to track multiple projects and deadlines.
Experience in providing administrative support to work teams.