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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Dalberg is committed to global development and innovation, and offers a variety of advisory services across the international development sector. Comprised of Dalberg Global Development Advisors, D. Capital & Dalberg Research, our platform provides high-level strategic, policy and investment advice to the leadership of key institutions, corporations and ...
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    Project Manager - Location Analytics (LOCAN)

    WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR?

    We are looking for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skilled professional to fill the position of a Project Manager within our Location Analytics (LOCAN) team. We expect you to be a high-level technical lead tasked with managing projects within the department. The successful candidate will efficiently and effectively organize projects, coordinate and assign resources, track the logistics of projects, and deliver high quality results for our clients.

    You will be reporting to the LOCAN Manager and will supervise a team of Locan Executives and Statisticians who perform high-level analytical work, and complete high-priority projects across an array of domains and subject matter. In addition, you will be an active member of the internal team, contributing to internal knowledge sharing, best practice development and team engagement. This is a great opportunity to use your existing project management, team leadership and GIS technical skills, while growing your capabilities within a rapidly expanding company.

    WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

    • Implement and lead the assigned facets of the LOCAN projects full cycle in liaison with the LOCAN Manager
    • Oversee execution of multiple projects of competing priorities requiring coaching of stakeholders (technical and non-technical) and Oversight of contractors/third parties
    • Project Coordination – Coordinate and organize teams and task and provide regular follow-up to on tasks to ensure that all project deadlines are met. 
    • Design and develop LOCAN SOPs to ensure that projects have fully documented scope of work, procedures, and summaries.
    • Evaluate the functionality of the LOCAN systems, the status of enterprise system and processes to improve performance
    • Draw data and develop project reports of desired quality. 
    • Manage data archives to ensure data quality through data validation checks, sourced or generated for the LOCAN database.
    • Participate in LOCAN concept development to support competitive proposal development
    • Provide leadership, mentoring and direction to Locan team. Prepare routine performance evaluations and professional development plans.
    • Keep up to date with new technologies and encourage the professional growth and development of staff in emerging areas of spatial and information technology.
    • Prepare and conduct presentations and represent the team at conferences and meetings.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 

    • Bachelor’s degree with over 4 years’ experience or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. Both should be in a related field.
    • Evidence of writing skills (both past evidence and practical on writing on a topic) and technical writing experience (reports and proposal writing)
    • Good research and reporting skills with prior experience in documentation of methodology/process, including the use of Microsoft Office Suite to generate high quality reports and presentations
    • Working knowledge of data science and GIS and a technical understanding of data and database administration
    • Experience leading a technical team 

    Desired System Knowledge

    • ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 and ArcPro for editing, geoprocessing, modeling and cartographic output.
    • ArcGIS Online or Portal to support web apps, storymaps, Collector and Survey 123 field data collection projects, and publishing data to the public using Esri Open Data.
    • Non-Esri web mapping and data publishing tools including CARTO or Mapbox.
    • Integration of multiple data sources using APIs and database connections for analysis in ArcGIS, ArcPro, CARTO, MS Business Intelligence or BI Pro, and -R.

    Skills and Key Competencies

    • Team supervisory skills: the ability to inspire, direct and review the work of staff with strong technical skills and insights, who are motivated to achieve success on Location Analytics oriented projects
    • Ability to conduct requirements gathering, interpret needs, and design solutions and manage expectations.
    • Project management including timeline planning, documentation, personnel and technical resources, stakeholder engagement, QA/QC, and preparation of deliverables.
    • Ability to lead team with good organization and problem-solving skills
    • Collaboration skills; ability to adapt quickly between technical and non-technical teams to accomplish shared goals and objectives on time.
    • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills to provide clarity to staff, stakeholders, and contractors – all of whom may have very low to very high ranges of technical expertise.
    • Well organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and coordinating efforts of different project teams
    • You must also be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in and commitment to the field.

    APPLICATION 

    Our current opportunity is in East Africa

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    Senior Data Analyst

    WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    We are looking for a seasoned Senior Data Analyst to join our data processing department. We expect you to be a high-level technical lead tasked with managing projects within the analytics team. The successful candidate will efficiently and effectively organize projects, coordinate and assign resources, track the logistics of projects, and deliver high quality results for our clients.

    You will be reporting to the Data Processing Manager and will supervise a team of data processing executives and junior data processing executives who perform high-level data management and analytical work, and complete high-priority projects across an array of domains and subject matter. In addition, you will be an active member of the internal team, contributing to internal knowledge sharing, best practice development and team engagement. This is a great opportunity to use your existing data analysis and team leadership skills, while growing your capabilities within a rapidly expanding company.

    WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

    • Responsible for the delivery of projects within the analytics team in liaison with the Data Processing Manager (DPM).  
    • Provide innovative analytical insights to Dalberg Research clients.
    • Work closely with the DPM in ensuring constant compliance with standards and to effect change where merited within the data processing department. 
    • Break down project problems in a clear and concise manner to the junior staff for execution. 
    • Oversee the activities of the junior staff within the analytics team and ensures efficient execution of their duties.
    • Identify, evaluate, and document potential data sources in support of project requirements. 
    • Advise clients and project teams on relevant statistical approaches such as descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, diagnostic analysis as well as predictive modelling.  
    • Use statistical tools to interpret data sets, paying attention to trends and patterns that could be valuable for diagnostic and predictive analytics efforts. 
    • Ensure that data analysis processes are properly documented to improve transparency and for future references. 
    • Create data visualizations to effectively convey findings using Power BI, R Shiny Dashboard or Tableau.  
    • Document data analysis results in a clear and concise manner. 
    • Present data analysis findings to project teams or clients whenever requested. 
    • Develop and implement data processing quality control procedures that optimize efficiency and quality. 
    • Liaise with client service team during proposal writing to inform on data quality control procedures, data cleaning processes and data analysis.
    • Work closely with the data processing manager to train junior data processing staff on statistical methods and generation of insights from data.
    • Improve existing SOPs and standardize Data Processing operations that are not yet standardized. 

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science or related field. Master’s degree in related field is desired.
    • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years in a supervisory role. 
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite – advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills. 
    • Expertise with at least one data analysis software such as IBM SPSS Statistics, R, Stata or SAS. 
    • Expertise with statistical methods that includes descriptive and inferential statistics. 
    • Advanced knowledge of data visualization tools such as Power BI, R Shiny Dashboard or Tableau.  
    • Communicating clearly via written and spoken English. 

    Skills and Key Competencies 

    • Practical knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics. 
    • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills 
    • High accuracy and attention to detail factoring every piece that might alter the validity of data.  
    • Ability to provide gainful insights and pragmatic solutions to Dalberg Research clients with a bias towards action and resolving issues quickly. 
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. 
    • Excellent creative and innovative problem-solving skills. 
    • Natural ability to get along with people and establish strong and meaningful relationships with others. 
    • Be self-motivated and proactive in executing the assigned roles.  
    • Unquestionable integrity, confidentiality and respect. 

    Method of Application

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