Fresher Data Analyst Job Opportunities – Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

Job Title:        Data Analyst
Organization: Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Forum for Women in Democracy is a non-partisan women’s
organization operating in Uganda with its head office in Kampala. FOWODE grew
out of the Women’s Caucus of the 1994 – 1995 Constituent Assembly (CA) that
debated and passed the 1995 Constitution. The organization’s mission is to
promote gender equality in all areas of decision making through capacity
development, community empowerment, policy engagement and strategic
partnerships.
Job Summary: The
Data Analyst will be at Program Assistant level and will work closely with the
Monitoring and Evaluation staff to collect, manage and analyze data. The
primary role will be to leverage organisational information to help the
organization make smart data-backed decisions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
       
In collaboration with program staff, beneficiaries
and partners, design data collection tools and collect data from primary and
secondary sources.
       
Use statistical methods to analyze data.
       
Prepare graphs, charts, tables and other visual
data reports for different audiences.
       
Monitor data quality, test and validate data
sets
       
Support management and staff to leverage
available data to improve and streamline processes.
       
Mentor and train staff and beneficiaries on data
collection and analysis
       
Provide technical support on data storage,
mining and cleansing




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
       
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree from
any accredited university in mathematics, statistics, computer sciences,
Information technology or a related field.
       
At least one year of work experience as a Data
Analyst in a related field, preferably in a non-governmental organization.
       
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to
collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information
with attention to detail and accuracy
       
Proven technical expertise regarding data
models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
and strong knowledge and application of data management best practices.
       
Experience using statistical packages for
analyzing datasets (e.g. Excel, SPSS, SAS).
       
Experience with data visualization software
desirable.
Skills
       
Strong analytical capabilities and attention to
detail.
       
Ability to analyze existing tools and databases
and provide software solutions.
       
Ability to translate business requirements into
non-technical, lay terms.
       
Demonstrated experience in handling large data
sets and relational databases.
       
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint;
       
High level written and verbal communication
skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience.
       
Critical thinking and problem solving skills
       
Ability to write comprehensive reports.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of
relevant academic documents to hr@fowode.org.  Please ensure that your attachments do not
exceed 5 MB. We do appreciate your interest to work with FOWODE.  However, we regret that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 22nd
November 2019. 
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