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We are hiring: Afrobarometer Data Quality Officer

29 May 2019

The Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa seeks to hire a Data Quality Officer 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.


• Post graduate degree in a social science discipline 

• Ability to speak, work and write fluently in English

• Minimum 1 year experience in survey research

• Proficiency with data processing and management as well as statistical analysis software packages, preferably SPSS, although familiarity with Stata or other packages is acceptable

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

• Proficiency using Excel

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

• 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

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