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  • Posted: Jul 17, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 30, 2020
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  • 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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    Power BI Analyst

    GeoPoll seeks smart, dedicated, and passionate individuals to join our team, and help us improve the lives of citizens around the world through the mobile phone.

    About this Role: We are currently looking for a Power BI Research Analyst located in Nairobi, Kenya. This position is responsible for all aspects of data analysis and visualization, providing statistical research solutions on outputs and client support.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To support & develop GeoPoll’s Power BI capability with a principal focus on the reporting platform.
    • Your Power BI capability will focus on converting business and client reporting requirements into user friendly, storytelling reports & dashboards.
    • Your capability will focus on providing cost effective technical resources to projects and business development activities and to meeting targeted levels of utilization and productivity.
    • This role represents an exciting opportunity to shape GeoPoll’s approach to Power BI and its integration within our internal systems. Our business strategy plans for this area is to evolve into a significant component of our business.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    Project Management:

    • Deliver required project inputs according to time and quality requirements.
    • Ensure progress is accurately communicated and expectations of various stakeholders are managed effectively.

    Technical input

    • Oversee GeoPoll’s Power BI capability; be the go-to person, train colleagues and with time become the Power BI administrator.
    • Proactively integrate new technologies for more advanced analytics including and not limited to PowerFlow, PowerApps and Machine Learning.
    • Provide Power BI desktop & cloud platform, gateways & administration support and expertise
    • Provide good data modelling and basic M (Power Query Editor) capability
    • Produce and enhance reports & dashboards
    • Support business development activity by maintaining and developing demo sites for new prospects.
    • Provide technical input and effective data analysis to projects to support the achievement of deliverables to time and budget.

    Data handling and processing

    • Efficiently handle large sets of data and be able to confidently process them into required formats.

    Product development

    • Actively participate in our culture of continuous development and innovation by contributing ideas for new feature and functionality

    Operational

    • Participate in the quality system and effectively apply the company’s procedures, policies and practices
    • Oversee/Quality Check Data Migration routines, reviewing outputs against quality standards and continually looking for process improvement

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • 2+ years’ experience in data processing and analysis (structured & unstructured data)
    • Skilled in areas of visualization using Microsoft Power BI, tableau or JS related scripts such as D3JS or Node.js
    • Preferably 2+ years’ experience in a client services role or similar
    • Extremely self-motivated and highly organized
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in confidential matters
    • Enjoys a fun, dynamic and challenging work environment within a start-up culture

    GeoPoll’s parent company is Mobile Accord, Inc. Mobile Accord, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity.

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    Research Data Analyst

    No of Positions: 2

    GeoPoll seeks smart, dedicated, and passionate individuals to join our team, and help us improve the lives of citizens around the world through the mobile phone.

    About this Role: We are currently looking for a Research Data Analyst for a three months contract located in Nairobi, Kenya.

    This position is responsible for all aspects of data analysis and statistical research solutions.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Communication with colleagues for delivery of data processing on projects, including researchers, team leader, project managers
    • Create and maintain data processing and computer code files
    • Edit, submit and write computer programs and scripts based on client requests
    • Assist in formulating data processing procedures and automation for greater efficiency
    • Provide advice / support to the research teams regarding data processing
    • Performing additional analysis where appropriate
    • Ensuring data is in a format suitable for use by internal and external clients

    Technical Skills:

    • Good knowledge /experience with programming/scripting languages
    • Ability to cut and dice through any data format both as input and output e.g. dealing with SAV, DTA, ASCII files etc.
    • Knowledge in analytics software such as R, SPSS, STATA, SAS or MATLAB, Python or JMP.
    • Understanding statistical analysis e.g. regression, hypothesis testing (significance testing). e. Working with client service teams, to scope out data.
    • Understanding of IT terminology and flexibility to work with a tech savvy team. d. Knowledgeable areas of visualization using Microsoft Power BI, tableau or JS related scripts such as D3JS or Node.js

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate will have:

    • First degree in Statistics / Mathematics or a business-related field
    • At least 2 years’ experience in data management within a full-service Research company
    • Logical mindset and good technical problem-solving skills (key requirement).
    • Demonstrate analytical and quantitative skills and a rigorous attention to detail
    • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, excellent communication and customer service skills required
    • Extremely self-motivated and highly organized
    • 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, salary history and relevant work examples to [email protected] with the subject Power BI Research Analyst not later than Thursday, 30th July 2020 at 17:00hrs.

    Feel free to check out our website: https://www.geopoll.com.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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