Data Officer
Urgent
Abuja, Nigeria
6d ago
source : Careers24

Job DetailsEmployer :

A reputable Monitoring & Evaluation consulting firm based in Abuja, which is a one-stop-shop for all data collection, field survey, applied research, and project management needs, requires the services of highly competent candidates for full-

time employment in this position.

Responsibilities

The successful candidates will be required to perform the following responsibilities :

  • Development, organisation and implementation of data quality control measures for projects
  • Fine-tuning data collection tools, monitoring the quality of collected data, and organising the data management process
  • Conducting daily data validation and inconsistency checks
  • Programming questionnaires using CAPI programming (SurveyCTO, ODK, CS PRO, KOBO Form etc.) with emphasis on data coding standards and skip patterns
  • Updating programmed questionnaires, the related data codebook and variable lists (data dictionaries) when modifications are made to data collection processes
  • Producing cleaned electronic dataset and all relevant and required metadata
  • Analyses of cleaned dataset using Stata or SPSS and exporting the results of analysis to Microsoft Excel
  • Understanding all project procedures, paying close attention to detail and efficient organisation, and responding to all queries from clients.
  • Essential Requirements :

  • Bachelor's Degree in any relevant field including Statistics, Population Studies, Computer Science, Public Health, Monitoring & Evaluation and Data Management related field with additional data management training.
  • A Master's Degree shall be an advantage

  • At least 5 years experience in data analyses, reporting and use of information for program planning and management
  • Working knowledge of SPSS or Stata statistical package
  • Working knowledge of CAPI programming (SurveyCTO, ODK, CS.PRO and KOBO Form etc.).
  • Desirable Requirements :

  • Experience in database development
  • Work experience with Nigeria-based research institutions or international development agencies
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