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Data Scientist

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

  • Master’s degree in computer science, statistics, economics, machine learning, or other related technical disciplines;
  • At least two years of experience in mining, processing, cleansing and quality assessment of data from diverse studies and organizations;
  • Experience in data analysis using STATA, R, SPSS and data documentation software’s such as NESTAR;
  • Experience in visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders and the use of relevant data science tools kit;
  • Ability to regularly report and synthesize emerging information;
  • Good communication, presentation, and teamwork skills.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitating a discourse on data extraction, access and sharing protocols with RELI members, MEL mentors, and the funder;
  • Data cleaning and harmonization including conducting all the required consistency checks for data from various partners and studies;
  • Creating automated systems for data harmonization and consistency checks;
  • Documentation of data sets from various partners according to agreed guidelines on data documentation, archiving and sharing;
  • Perform basic and advanced statistical analysis of data;
  • Developing an interactive data platform on the RELI website complete with data archiving protocol/architecture, programming the protocols, data cleaning etc.;
  • Participate in evidence sharing sessions with select regional bodies to inform regional and global discourses on education and enhance RELI visibility;
  • Write technical reports on data issues; and
  • Participate in proposal development and review.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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