18 Sep 2023

Data Quality Analyst at Laterite Ltd

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Job Description

Data Quality Analyst

Kigali, Rwanda

Requirements in a nutshell

Education:       Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Applied Economics, Statistics, Data Science or a related field

Experience:     At least 1 year of work experience in a data heavy role

Languages:     English and Kinyarwanda

Must-have:      Familiarity with statistical analysis and related tools/software in particular STATA.

Nationality:     Must be Rwandan

This position is only open to Rwandan nationals

About Laterite

Laterite is a data, research, and analytics firm specialized in complex development challenges. We work with universities, global think tanks, international NGOs, multilateral donor organizations, and government ministries and agencies. Our clients include, for example, the World Bank, USAID, TechnoServe, Promundo, the Mastercard Foundation, and several UN agencies.

We currently have offices in the Netherlands, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Sierra Leone. The team brings together more than 80 full-time local and international staff, as well as 1,000+ enumerators across all countries. We are proud to be a culturally diverse organization, and we welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in our team. Learn more: www.laterite.com

We work in socio-economic development research projects. We believe that impact is a long-term endeavour that requires being embedded in the local context. Delivering high-quality research requires building local teams and data collection systems, knowing the country, and establishing close working relationships.

One of Laterite’s key strategic goals is to create a collaborative and rewarding working environment for our staff, where every team member feels engaged, represented, and heard. Laterite is committed to create opportunities for learning and career development within the team and across our offices.

Laterite is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

What you will do:

The Data Quality Analyst position is based in Kigali, Rwanda. 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 project lead in the Data Team.
  • Cleaning and further processing incoming data.
  • Coordinating data quality activities for small projects or parts of larger projects,
  • Reporting on the progress of assigned tasks to the Data Quality Associate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your line manager

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).
  • Excellent oral and written communications in English and Kinyarwanda
  • Must be an Rwandan national

What’s in it for you?

Laterite offers a competitive remuneration package, including medical insurance and 21 days of annual leave. We are also committed to supporting our staff’s learning, providing an annual learning budget of up to $1,000 per person and 10 days of time off for professional learning each year. We also provide remote work options in accordance with Laterite’s remote work policy.

The salary for this role is between RWF 880,000 – RWF 1,200,000 net per month. The salary is paid in local currency and is re-adjusted for any devaluation in the currency compared to the US dollar based on the latest exchange rate (USD to local currency) of January 1st each year. The exact salary grade will be determined based on the selected candidate’s experience and performance in interviews. Salaries are pegged against the pay matrix, and grades are reviewed every 6 months. There is ample opportunity for growth both in terms of salary scales and roles. Promotions at Laterite are reviewed every 6 months during our performance evaluation.

What next?

  1. Numeracy and literacy assessment

The first step is to complete a 30-minute numeracy and literacy assessment for which no special preparation is needed.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 22nd September, 2023.

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