International Senior Expert Data & Analytics Manager Niamey Job Description
The International Senior Data & Analytics Manager will report to IDAN project manager. He/she will be responsible for ensuring the quality of the data collected from the most remote communities in Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger and optimizing the data workflows that deliver it. Manage directly the development of a data sharing and exchange tool and language between existing projects and, interoperability for accessible data of bundled service platforms in Mali and Burkina Faso with the one to be designed in Niger to make data easy to find and use, to generate integrated analytics and customized data visualisations to be shared either publicly, privately and/or by request. This will imply to develop and maintain a long-term strategy for archiving historical data, including developing documentation and metadata standards for easy lookup and retrieval, work closely with programmatic and monitoring and evaluation officers of project teams and partners to ensure data is... accurate and accessible for analysis, reporting and decision-making. Research, recommend and lead the development of guidance, processes and practices to improve data responsibility and security across the multiple dataflows within each and across the three projects and provide quality assurance in all aspects of data collection and storage to service providers of the bundled service platforms in Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger to lead to a save, ethical, legally complaint and efficient management of data. This will imply to develop standard operating procedures for data quality audits, data integrity, data privacy, calculation of key performance indicators and metrics, analysis and oversees compliance across information systems. Contribute to build data and digital skills of technical and non-technical project and partners staff in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso to improve the use and impact of data in livestock and agriculture sector. Facilitate knowledge development around digital data for livestock and agriculture sector to bridge the gap between technical staff and decision makers on data needs, increase demand for better data and more targeted data collection. Contribute to improve conversations around an enabling environment for sustainable business models around data for livestock and agriculture in Sahel. With findings gained from the bundled digital services and their interoperability in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, share lessons learned and documents and, make use of visibility opportunities for SNV in the field of Digitalization for Agriculture. Explore how the data generated by the projects in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger, together with existing relevant initiatives globally and, with advancements in statistics and machine learning could contribute to predictive analytics and models in livestock and agriculture sectors in Sahel.
QUALIFICATIONS Masters Degree required in statistics and applied agronomics, data science computing including data management and analytics, and any relevant field. ·8 years of progressively responsible experience, preferably in the field of digital analytics for humanitarian development, data for decision-making, or agriculture information systems. Prefer: 5 years experience in data system management
MINIMALLY REQUIRED ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES Languages: Proven writing and speaking proficiency in English and French. Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a team member, ability to work with people from different cultures, ability thrive in a matrix organization, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-pace environment. Communication and Influencing Skills: Proven ability to influence others, including donor agencies and local partners, through diplomacy and proven oral and written communication skills. Community Relations: Mastery of skills in facilitating work relationships between partners, government officials, and communities. Partnership management: Proven ability to work within Public Private Partnerships
Terms of Appointment
This position is for an initial two-year period with the possibility of renewal based on performance and funding.
The position is based in Niamey, Niger. Niamey is a family post with excellent educational facilities
Regular travels to Mali and Burkina Faso to provide technical support to projects-based teams (at least 15%)
WORKING AT SNV
SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and international working environment. Our staff benefits from, and contribute to, an internal and global network of experts. For more information, please visit our website: www.snv.org
We will require that you provide us with full details of three people who are willing to act as a referee. We will not contact these referees without your explicit permission.
HOW TO APPLY?
If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV (in EuropeAid format) before 20th June 2021 by clicking on the link: Im interested. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should SNV wish to proceed with your application, two interviews with the Selection Committee will take place.
SNV is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
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