Jobs at Sama-Impact Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


  • The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with experience collecting, managing, and analyzing complex data sets to develop insights and measure both our social and environmental impact. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to support the Impact function in a fast-growing and far-reaching social enterprise. The ideal candidate will be highly analytical and have the ability to communicate complex analysis to a variety of audiences.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect quantitative and qualitative impact and sustainability data from key geographies. Work closely across Sama teams, contractors, and partners to ensure accurate data reporting
  • Implement and manage surveys and other data collection tools
  • Organize data in accordance with global protocols and methodologies
  • Analyze data using a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Build data management systems or contribute to the development of enterprise data management systems
  • Manage Sama’s impact monitoring and evaluation system. Streamline and improve data collection systems and manage survey and administrative data.
  • Create reports, and dashboards, and visually represent data for internal and external audiences
  • Collaborate with other teams to achieve impact goals and support monitoring and evaluation efforts
  • Leverage insights to develop insights and surface implications.
  • Manage Sama’s responsible supplier program, including oversight of supplier assessments.
  • Conduct desk research to complement primary research efforts and expand Sama’s understanding of current literature related to areas of interest, including AI and the economy in key geographies, gender equality, and labour and wages
  • Create content about Sama’s impact to share with internal and external audiences
  • Stay up-to-date on ESG and leading disclosures, protocols, and measurement

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Economics, Public Policy or other related field
  • Must have 3+ years of work experience collecting and using data to develop insights and drive decision-making
  • Proven ability working with complex data sets, substantiated by concrete examples or metrics such as maintaining a consistent 99% accuracy rate in data entry with a high attention to detail.
  • Must have experience using advanced Excel functions for data analysis
  • Must have 2+ years designing and implementing quantitative and qualitative data collection instruments
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Must have excellent time management and the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively
  • Must have experience taking ownership of projects and leading them to successful completion
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English to support ESG reporting
  • Must have experience using survey tools (SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree in International Development, Economics, Public Policy, or a related field
  • Experience with statistical software such as STATA or SPSS
  • Experience developing and managing monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Experience working in ESG/ sustainability, including sustainability in supply chains
  • Experience living and/or working in one of our key impact geographies
  • Familiarity with and/or experience preparing and responses to ESG rating organizations (e.g., CDP, TCFD, UN Global Compact)
  • Familiarity with carbon accounting and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol

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