Population Services International

Associate, Data Analytics

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/18/2024 2:28 PM)
Job ID
2024-3843
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Position Location: City
Nairobi
Region
Population Services International
Position Location: Country
Kenya

 

Associate, Data Analytics

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Remote Eligible: Hybrid – Required to be on site a minimum of 2 days per week.

Reports to: Deputy Project Director, DISC

 

Welcome to PSI!

PSI is a network of locally rooted, globally connected organizations working to achieve consumer-powered healthcare — people-centered health systems that ensure quality, affordable care wherever and whenever it is needed. Our origins in sexual and reproductive health have grown into a broader mission. Today, we work with the public and private sectors as well as local communities, prioritizing people’s voice and choice and developing solutions to meet their essential health needs. Over the past five decades, we have helped push boundaries, break taboos, set trends, and develop innovative solutions to complex global health challenges.

 

Do you want to join PSI to help make it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire? Read on!

 

Join us!

Funded by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, the Delivering Innovation in Self-Care project (DISC), supports PSI’s vision to reimagine healthcare by increasing awareness, availability, and access to contraceptive self-care methods like self-injection that give women greater power and control over their sexual and reproductive health. In partnership with Ministries of Health, healthcare provider networks, and other key stakeholders, DISC is integrating self-care methods into health systems, bringing care closer to consumers, and amplifying their voice, choice, and agency. The DISC project is about to enter an exciting new phase which will involve scaling the DISC high impact practices through partnerships in existing countries as well as expanding into new countries.

 

To support this scale up, PSI seeks an Associate, Data Analytics that will support the analytics functions of the DISC project scale-up across existing and new countries,

The Associate, Data Analytics that will support the implementation of analytic and visualization tools to conceptualize, develop and build high-quality dashboards and information products.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Support in synthesis of data user requirements, document data analysis and reporting needs. Identify, map, and perform data quality tests on data sources. Design, build and continuously improve interactive dashboards to enable program teams track key performance indicators, and generate actionable, data-driven insights to manage program performance. 60% of Time
  • Support in providing technical assistance and building the capacity of country project teams on data analytics and visualization. Act as the frontline user technical support for country teams to rapidly troubleshoot and solve issues with their data and dashboards. 15% of Time
  • Support the development of reports and knowledge products for internal and external dissemination. 15% of Time
  • Lead on development of technical documentation including SOPs, user guides, training materials and other related documents. 10% of Time
  • Embody PSI’s values: Measurement, Pragmatism, Honesty, Trust, Collaboration, and Commitment.
  • 10-25% international travel. 

Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change. This is also not an exhaustive list of all tasks that an incumbent is expected to perform but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included above. PSI reserves the right to revise job profiles at any time based on changes to the required job responsibilities.

 

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) in computer science, information technology, statistics, or a related field.
  • At least 3 years of related experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.
  • Strong data management, analytics and data visualization skills.
  • Technical proficiency in one or more of these programming languages/tools (R, Python, or SQL).
  • Experience using data analysis and visualization tools (e.g. PowerBI, Superset, Tableau).
  • Ability to analyze complex issues and solve problems with creativity.
  • Ability to operate with limited supervision and latitude for independent judgement to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external colleagues. Able to work as a member of a team and independently.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to interpret data and explain findings to non-technical audiences.

We know that a long list of requirements may be discouraging, but don’t let imposter syndrome or the confidence gap get in the way of you applying — we’d love to hear from you.

 

Why Work at PSI?

PSI’s work is about enabling families to live happy and healthy lives—we think this should apply to our employees, too.

  • Diversity & Inclusion: PSI affirms its commitment to diversity and believes that when people feel respected and included, they can be more honest, collaborative, and successful. Want to be involved in our DEI work at PSI? We have a council made up of PSIers that drive, sustain, and deepen our DEI practices.
  • Health & Wellness: In all locations, PSI offers a comprehensive benefits package that offers health, financial planning, family care, and flexibility for work life fit. For U.S. based benefits visit https://www.psi.org/careers/ to learn more! For other countries’ benefits, talk to your recruiter.
  • Time Away: We want you to take time away when you need it. PSI offers a competitive leave package. On top of our leave, some PSI offices offer a compressed work week throughout the year, giving you additional work-life flexibility.
  • Learning & Development: PSI is committed to your career growth. Through PSI’s job architecture, there are many potential career paths you can follow depending on your skills and interests. Additionally, PSI University, our learning management system, offers hundreds of courses, hosts org-wide trainings, offers Great Manager/Leader trainings, as well as a mentorship program for all staff lev
  • Innovation & Collaboration: With over 53 years of insight, PSI reimagines how to bring quality healthcare closer to those who need it most. Innovation requires stepping out of comfort zones, and our employees are encouraged to think beyond boundaries, collaborate to drive impact, challenge conventions, and pioneer new solutions.

Salary Range:

PSI is committed to pay equity and transparency. We ensure pay meets the market within each country. This approach minimizes our impact on local talent markets and allows PSI to attract and retain employees, while staying cost-competitive. 

 

Actual base salary compensation will be determined by factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, experience, internal equity, external market analysis, and other business factors permitted by law. Hiring above the mid-point of the range below would not be typical in order to allow for potential future salary growth.

 

PSI is offering the following annual salary range for this position: 

 

Ksh 2,100,000 (minimum), Ksh 3,500,000 (midpoint), Ksh 4,550,000 (maximum)

 

About PSI

Did you know that we have over 3,000 “PSI’ers” working across the globe in 40 different countries? We’re a diverse group with a wide range of backgrounds from the medical industry to the music industry, all with unique skills we bring to the job. We value self-motivated people with a track record for getting things done in tough situations. We take our work seriously, but not ourselves. 

 

Interested in Learning More?

PSI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, tribal belonging, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status. PSI is a safe, inclusive workplace that welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life, and it’s reflected in our diverse community.

 

References will be required. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.

 

If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: newhiresupport@psi.org or call (202)785-0072. #li-lm1 #li-hybrid

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