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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 8, 2022
  • GeoPoll is a leading research organization that uses mobile phones to gather direct, real-time insights from millions of people throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
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    Data Processing Manager

    Key Responsibilities: 

    1. Research Design – work with GeoPoll client services and the client to design surveys most conducive to the research project 

    • Ensure research questions/methodology is aligned  

    2. Data Analysis & Management: 

    • Involved in data cleaning, cleansing and mangling, conversion of unstructured/structured data to sensible analyzable data for custom research and media audience data 
    • Ability to cut and dice through any data format both as input and output e.g. dealing with SAV, DTA, ASCII files etc. 
    • Data management dealing with multiple datasets to come up with one central data file 
    • Analyzing data through different descriptive statistical methods at both basic and advance level. 
    • Offer guidance to larger analysis team. 
    • Knowledge in analytics software such as R, SPSS or Python, Stata, JMP, etc. 

    3. Statistical Consultation: 

    • Provide statistical research solutions including and not limited to methodology creation or input. 
    • Vital part in survey sampling generation and maintenance. 
    • Consultation and offering guidance to other departments with regards to statistical methodologies. 
    • Understanding statistical analysis e.g. regression, hypothesis testing (significance testing). 
    • Working with client service teams, to scope out data. 
    • Use of R, SPSS, STATA, SAS or MATLAB 

    4. Tech\Developer Support: 

    • Need to be able to deal with IT developers and technical individuals on best approach on different data collection inputs. 
    • Creation of dashboards/visualization used to output, display data. 
    • Understanding of IT terminology and flexibility to work with tech savvy team. 
    • Knowledgeable areas of visualization using Microsoft Power BI, tableau or JS related scripts such as D3JS or Node.js 

    5. People management: 

    • Handle and manage analysis team. 
    • Ensure on time completion of deliverables. 
    • Be pivotal point of contact on matters research, sharing and upskilling with the research team. 

    Qualifications and Skills: 

    • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in data processing and analysis (structured & unstructured data) 
    • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing team members 
    • Preferably 2 or more years’ experience in a client services role or similar 
    • Extremely self-motivated and highly organized 
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
    • Ability to take initiative and develop other team members 
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in confidential matters 
    • Enjoys a fun, dynamic and challenging work environment within a start-up culture

    Method of Application

    Please submit your CV & cover letter as a single file – with YOUR NAME as the file name – to with the subject Data Processing Manager not later than Tuesday 8th November 2022

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