WRI Data Quality Analyst Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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WRI Data Quality Analyst Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

WRI Kenya looking for “Data Quality Analyst”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before January 15, 2024.

The World Resources Institute is a global research non-profit organization established in 1982 with funding from the MacArthur Foundation under the leadership of James Gustave Speth. WRI’s activities are focused on seven areas: food, forests, water, energy, cities, climate and ocean.

The WRI has published a job vacancy announcement on December 27, 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Data Quality Analyst to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

WRI Job Vacancy 2024

What will you do:

Data Collection, Entry, and Management (70% of time):

  • Guide Restoration Champions in collecting geospatial data (polygons and GPS points) following TerraFund’s Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Framework
  • Assess the quality and integrity of geospatial data through rigorous checks and validation procedures
  • Clean and correct errors in geospatial data, including manipulating polygons using GIS software and satellite base maps, editing attribute information, and addressing problems with data collection app use and data uploads
  • Provide technical support to and build relationships with Restoration Champions in Lake Kivu & Rusizi River Basin in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda; the Greater Rift Valley of Kenya; and the Ghana Cocoa Belt through emails, WhatsApp, calls or in-person
  • Enter, organize, and manage collected polygons and related data in WRI’s data management platforms (TerraMatch, Air table, spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Manage the polygon collection and quality assurance process for a portfolio of projects, working directly with TerraFund project managers to provide necessary support to Restoration Champions
  • Test, adjust, and document new polygon and data collection methods, including field data collection apps
  • Contribute to other data collection efforts such as tree and job verification protocols and interviews with Restoration Champions during site visits.

Position in Organization:

  • Position: Data Quality Analyst for great rift valley
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Qualification:

  • Education: You have a completed bachelor’s degree in environmental science, forestry, geography, GIS, or a related field
  • Experience: You have 3+ years of experience, including working with non-specialists on how to use GIS to solve their problems
  • Experience using Geographic Information System (GIS) software such as ArcGIS Pro, QGIS, or GRASS GIS to collect, edit, and analyze spatial data
  • Experience in remote sensing, with the ability to interpret and create spatial data from satellite imagery or other remote sensing data
  • Proficiency in working with vector data, including editing and manipulating vector data and their attribute tables
  • Experience with mobile app and online geospatial data collection tools such as Flority, ODK, Kobo Collect and Survey CTO
  • Experience with project management tools, such as Air table or Monday.com
  • Demonstrated experience communicating about spatial and statistical data
  • Familiarity with forestry practices. Experience working with projects and local organizations working on restoration
  • Willing and able to travel within the country and internationally (30% – 40% of time)
  • Languages: Proficient in written and spoken English
  • Requirements: Existing work authorization is required where this position. WRI is unable to authorize visa work authorization.

How to Apply WRI Data Quality Analyst Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/job/oRphqfwH

The Closing Date: January 15, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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