Nairobi Full Time NGO
KSh Confidential
1 week ago

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Kenya. Our mission is to timely, effectively and innovatively deliver humanitarian services with respect, in solidarity and accountability to our stakeholders, our communities and affected populations.

The Society is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position:

Position Title                 Data Analyst

Reporting to:                       Head of Research, Knowledge and Learning

Job Location                  Nairobi

Data Analyst

The data analyst is responsible for analysing data, combining different datasets and designing and delivering information products that are of use to the Red Cross. This person works closely together with the GIS expert and reports to the Data Team Leader.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

·         Understand information needs by Kenya Red Cross Society and the regional National Societies decision makers and translate these into data analysis and information products.

·         Develop data models for data intensive projects, applying standards where possible.

·         Support Kenya Red Cross Society and regional National Societies in using the products, maps, and visualizations provided by the team.

·         Review available open – and closed – (secondary) data sources and determine if these can be used instead of collecting new data.

·         Review and cleaning of data.

·         Analysis of data, both small and big. Development of algorithms to combine and analyse these data.

·         Support and guide students and volunteers that work in the team on data analysis.

Minimum Qualifications:

·         A University degree in econometrics or other data analysis related studies.

·         Track record showing the capacity to use data to improve processes, operations and decision-making.

·         At least 3 years of professional experience in data analysis.

Key Competencies


·         Demonstrable interest in humanitarian aid.

·         Research skills to determine the effectiveness of the products and services provided by the team.

·         Skilled in data analysis software / languages such as R and/or Python.

·         Excellent command of English language (written and verbally).


·         Work experience in an international development or humanitarian setting.

·         In-depth experience in any of the following subject matters: data analysis, data visualization, machine learning, data literacy, GIS or programming.


·         Committed to customer excellence.

·         Flexibility and ability to work under pressure.

·         Self-confidence.

·         Strong listening and feedback skills

·         Being able to communicate clearly and concisely (written and verbally).

·         Being trustworthy.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their applications clearly marked with the reference number  via Apply Now Button addressed as below on or before 27th July 2018.

The Secretary General

Kenya Red Cross Society

P.O. Box 40712-00100


Note: applications which do not meet the above requirements will not be considered. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

Job disclaimer and notification:

Kenya Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge / accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview.

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