Data Visualisation Officer International NGO Jobs – Sightsavers


Job Title:    Data Visualisation Officer

Organization:  Sightsavers

Duty Station:  Senegal
– Dakar, Kenya – Nairobi, Malawi- Lilongwe, Mozambique – Nampula, Zambia –
Lusaka, Uganda – Kampala or Tanzania – Dar es Salaam.


About US:

Sightsavers is an
International Development Organization which works with partners to eliminate
avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for people with
disabilities in over 33 developing countries across Africa, Asia and America.
Sightsavers seeks to achieve a world where no one is blind from avoidable
causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each
year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the
world. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and


Job Summary:  Sightsavers is going through a digital
transformation in utilising data for key decision making. The organisation is
rolling out data analytics through the provision of Power BI reports to all key
data users, as a central tenant of promoting a data driven culture. Data
analytics is increasingly supporting the management, development and monitoring
of programmes and projects throughout Sightsavers Portfolio. To help us
continue this process of promoting a data driven culture within the
organisation, we are recruiting for a Data Visualisation Officer.


As Data
Visualisation Officer, you will work within the Data Analytics and Reporting
Team to produce and maintain a suite of Power BI reports. You will support the
adoption of data visualisation software into the normal working practices of
Sightsavers staff internationally by providing training and capacity building
and encouraging a strong culture for data use and visual analytics is at the
heart of all our project work.


It is anticipated
the position will involve some international travel of up to 8 weeks per year,
if/when non-urgent international travel becomes feasible again.


Key Duties and

stakeholders data visualisation needs and designing and building Power BI
reports that provide data driven solutions.

Power BI reports for a wide range of organisational user groups with a focus on
providing a strong, data focused, user experience that meet accessibility

and maintaining Power BI reports, including new software updates and
team-specific data sets and visualisations.

building and training of Sightsavers staff internationally on Power BI and data


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold an Undergraduate degree in international development,
data science, statistics, or appropriate equivalent, or equivalent experience.

in the use of Power BI, Tableau or other data visualisation software

building and embedding data analytics tools into existing work practices.

experience of developing and implementing a training programme.

working with and supporting staff on an international basis

of international development issues and a commitment to equality of opportunity
for people with disabilities.

ability to communicate information, practices, and ideas to a non-technical

understanding of good data cleaning practices to prepare data sets for use in
analytics software.

in English language



degree in international development, data science, statistics or appropriate
equivalent, or equivalent experience.

of working within the International Development or Public Health sector.

of digital transformation, implementing new software/tools/working practices within
an organisation.

and experience of using SQL.

in French language

to travel internationally up to 8 weeks per year (Covid-19 restrictions



must be written in English.

applying please be aware that you will be prompted to include your CV or Cover
Letter, please ignore this. Only information included in the online application
form will be considered.

is not willing to accept unsolicited agency CVs. Sightsavers is not responsible
for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.


How to Apply:

All interested and
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below




Deadline: 15th November 2020


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