Data Analyst, Nigeria Monitoring Project at Management Systems International (MSI)

Management Systems International, A Tetra Tech Company, is an international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. and founded in 1981 by Marina Fanning and Larry Cooley. In 2016, MSI became a Tetra Tech company.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Data Analyst, Nigeria Monitoring ProjectLocation: AbujaJob Type: Local StaffJob Classification: ProjectProject SummaryThe purpose of the Nigeria Monitoring Project (NMP) is to establish a third-party monitoring system to monitor, verify, and analyze trends on humanitarian programs in Nigeria funded by USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and the Office of Food for Peace (FFP).The program will create an independent and verifiable monitoring mechanism for OFDA and FFP programs in Nigeria that will increase OFDA, FFP, and their partners’ understanding of the outputs, outcomes, processes, progress, quality, challenges, achievements, and lessons learned of their projects.Position SummaryThe Data Analyst will provide technical advice, assistance, and guidance to the program office, technical teams and implementing partners on issues related to the Mission's monitoring and evaluation activities for the Abuja and Maiduguri offices.The Data Analyst will play a significant role in helping to manage all datasets and data systems.The Data Analyst will also play an integral role in the drafting, editing and overall quality control of Third-Party Monitoring reports, studies, and other NMP reporting deliverables. The position reports directly to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) with oversight provided by the Chief of Party (COP).ResponsibilitiesCreate and manage project datasets and data systemsProduce monthly statistical and analysis reportsRespond to routine and ad hoc data inquires from USAID and partnersPerform data quality control reviews in coordination with local field coordinators (both scheduled and ad hoc) as requiredDevelop draft data visualization products in conjunction with MSI home office supportConduct data quality assessments (DQAs) to determine the validity, reliability and integrity of performance data gathered to monitor program performance as required.Help support in the preparation of comprehensive performance monitoring plans.Provide advice to NMP management on data collection, reporting methodologies and instruments to identify any systemic flaws and to support the development of systems that produce consistent, cost-effective, reliable, and timely data and reports.Support the development of tools, such as PowerPoint presentations, to further disseminate findings, conclusions and recommendations in a format that is user-friendly and suitable for collaboration, learning and adaptation.Assist in the creation and review of NMP data collection instruments and data collection plansAssist the DCOP and COP with other duties as required. 

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