Research & Data Analyst Vacancy at SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria
SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria
Abuya, Nigeria
6d ago
source : MyJobNigeria


Research & Data Analyst job opportunity is available at SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.


  • 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.

  • 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.
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