Data Quality Analyst at Laterite

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


What you will do:

  • The Data Quality Analyst position is based in Kenya. Data Quality Analysts at Laterite play a hands-on role in the implementation of projects by ensuring that relevant quality control measures are in place at all key stages of a project, from research instruments coding to data collection processes to monitoring incoming data and data cleaning. Other responsibilities include contributing to the improvement of the current quality control processes and tools.

Key responsibilities:

Project-based responsibilities

  • Coding research instruments and reviewing them to ensure internal flow and consistency.
  • Creating/adapting project-specific monitoring tools.
  • Training audit enumerators on project-specific monitoring tools.
  • Conducting regular quality checks on incoming data and sharing feedback with the project lead in the Data Team.
  • Cleaning and further processing incoming data.
  • Coordinating data quality activities for small projects or parts of larger projects.
  • Contribute to qualitative data collection projects; for example, by conducting Key Informant Interviews, reviewing transcripts and translations, and thematic coding of qualitative data using MAXQDA
  • Reporting on the progress of assigned tasks to the Data Quality Associate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your line manager

Data Quality-team based responsibilities

  • Contributing to the development of different data monitoring and processing tools.
  • Contributing to the automation and documentation of existing data monitoring and processing tools.
  • Working closely with other teams within Laterite to ensure quality control at the different stages of a research project cycle.
  • Building and/or efficient management of internal systems for the management of Laterite’s resources and assets.

What you will bring:

  • At least 1 year of work experience in a data-heavy role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Applied Economics, Statistics, Data Science or a related field.
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis and related tools/software (in particular STATA).
  • Survey coding experience (e.g., using SurveyCTO, ODK, Kobo)
  • Prior experience collecting and handling qualitative data and/or interest in learning qualitative skillsExcellent oral and written communication in English and Swahili (any other local language is a plus)
  • Must be Kenyan national

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