Master’s degree in public policy political or social science economics public administration or other relevant discipline with extensive quantitative component;
At least 5 years of work experience with data statistical and quantitative analysis;
Experience conducting similar research with written output;
Strong knowledge of statistical software such as R Stata SPSS and GIS.
Good understanding of national and local government processes;
Excellent language (English Dari/Pashtu) and computer skills.
Duties & Responsibilities
Roles and Responsibilities
Data Collection Data Quality Checking and Acquisition
Lead the process of data collection with interns when needed;
Performing initial analysis to assess the quality of the data and identify shortcomings;
Liaise with IDLG internal departments and local governments (provincial governors district governors and provincial council offices) to fully understand the content of data when collecting them from IDLG central office and local administrations;
Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases;
Design and carry out surveys on good local governance and analyze survey data;
Data Analysis and Data Visualization
Interpreting data analyzing results using appropriate statistical techniques;
Produce and track local government key performance indicators KPIs;
Create data dashboards graphs and visualizations;
Mine and analyze large datasets draw valid inferences and present them successfully to management using a reporting tool;
Develop and lead reporting processes;
Training and Capacity Building
Developing and implementing data analyses data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality for the Strategic Analysis Unit of the IDLG;
The Embedded Data Analyst will report to the USAID ISLA Sr. Institution Advisor but will be co-managed by IDLG’s Senior Policy Analyst.
Contact information : Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resume with a detailed application letter and contact details no later than September 29 2018 to [email protected]
Subject line must be: (Embedded Data Analyst at IDLG " ISLA - 18 - 057)" or your application may not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given priority consideration as long as they meet the requirements of the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed for the Interview.