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Afrobarometer Network Data Manager

22 May 2019

The Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa seeks to hire a Network Data Manager for Afrobarometer’s UCT-based Data Management team.  Afrobarometer conducts public attitude surveys in approximately 35 African countries, representing more than three-quarters of the population of the continent.

Requirements: '

• Master’s degree in social science, statistics, or information sciences

• Ability to speak, work and write fluently in English

• Minimum of two years of experience in large-scale data collection and management, preferably in a multinational context

• Experience with electronic data capture systems

• Proficiency with data processing and management 

• Proficiency in statistical analysis software packages such as SPSS or Stata; including with creating SPSS syntax files, Stata do files or the equivalent; SPSS experience preferred, although familiarity with Stata or other packages is acceptable

• Minimum of intermediate level competency in use of social statistics, including familiarity with data weighting

• Proficiency using Excel

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural, multinational environment

• Strong organizational, leadership and people management skills, as well as ability to work independently with minimum supervision

• Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to produce well-written activity reports, as well as at least basic analyses of data

• High level of attention to detail is essential

• Availability for regular travel

• Teaching/training, including introducing beginners to new software and technologies

Deadline: 03 June 2019.

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