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Bayan Lepas, 07, Malaysia
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Published 13 days ago

Position: Junior Consultant (Data Analyst)

Location: Penang, Malaysia / Remote

Application Deadline:25 July 2021

Type of contract: Consultancy Contract (3 – 5 months)

Language(s) required: English (proficient/fluent writing and oral skills)

ABOUT WORLDFISH

WorldFish is an international, non-for-profit research organization that works to reduce hunger, malnutrition and poverty by improving fisheries and aquaculture. With a 45-years track record of leading-edge science, WorldFish generates research evidence and innovations to inform sustainable practices and inclusive policies that enable better livelihoods and healthier diets for millions of poor people, particularly women, who depend on fish for food, nutrition and income. WorldFish is a member of CGIAR , the world’s largest global partnership on agriculture research and innovation for a food secure future. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia and with regional offices across Africa, Asia and the Pacific, WorldFish leads the cross-disciplinary CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH).

ABOUT THE POSITION

Partnership for Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste Phase 2 (PADTL2), funded by New Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) New Zealand, builds on the sound foundations laid by the first five-year phase (2014–2019) for the scaling of genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT) farming in Timor-Leste. The PADTL2 project targets to increase availability of farmed fish using sustainable aquaculture practices and enhance accessibility of consumers to fish, which will lead to improvement of food security and nutrition with the incorporation of more fish into the Timorese menus. The USAID has funded Accelerating Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste to complement and to accelerate achievement of the goal of the on-going PADTL2 to advance nutrition-sensitive aquaculture in environmentally benign and sustainable ways in Timor-Leste.

Under the overall guidance of the Project Leader/Manager, the consultant will assist in designing data collection tools, database management and analyses; provide training and support to the research team in Timor-Leste in data collection and management (e.g., baseline survey and pond book in ODK-based platform); conduct data analysis and visualization; to assist in drafting reports where necessary.

Scope of work:

  • Develop surveys or ODK-based data collection tools (e.g., KoboToolbox), and transfer existing data into appropriate database system for further analysis and generate summary analyses reports.
  • Prepare training materials and conduct trainings for the research team in Timor-Leste in the area of data collection tools (e.g., KoboToolbox) and data management.
  • Work closely with the research team in Timor-Leste to ensure that any data collected and analyzed are accurate and timely, and can produce consistent reports and presentations.
  • Conduct rigorous analysis of the data collected and present data/analysis reports in a useful and systematic way (e.g., charts, graphs, infographics and other pictorial diagrams).
  • Conduct literature review and synthesis for aquaculture production systems
  • Assist in preparing training materials, research reports, working papers and journal articles in consultation with the research team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

This opportunity might be suitable for you if you have the below skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or Masters in Agriculture, Social Science, or Aquaculture, or a closely related field.
  • At least two years’ experience working as a research analyst or similar positions in a reputable research organization or other reputable organization.
  • Expertise and professional experience with surveys, data management and analysis, and/or statistical software programs.
  • Skilled in Excel, R or others statistical software for cleaning and analysing datasets.
  • Demonstrated ability to program surveys in ODK-based tools (e.g. KoBoToolbox).
  • Experience training and overseeing data collection staff.
  • Fluent spoken and written English language skills.
  • Good team player, consistently approaches work with energy and a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Able to multitask, work within deadlines and with minimum supervision.

Position: Junior Consultant (Data Analyst)

Location: Penang, Malaysia / Remote

Application Deadline:25 July 2021

Type of contract: Consultancy Contract (3 – 5 months)

Language(s) required: English (proficient/fluent writing and oral skills)

ABOUT…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 25, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

Terms of Appointment

This position is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and experience with an international research and development organization. The consultancy will be carried out remotely and/or base in Penang, Malaysia. Due to the time zone difference, successful candidate will have to be willing to work within the Asia-Pacific Region time zone. Interviews are expected to be held virtually in August 2021 and only shortlisted candidate will be notified and expected to attend the virtual interview. The successful candidate should be available to commence as soon as possible, under 3 to 5 months consultancy contract. This position is open to national and international applicants.

Terms of Appointment

This position is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and experience with an international research and development organization. The consultancy…

Level of Language Proficiency

English (proficient/fluent writing and oral skills)

English (proficient/fluent writing and oral skills)

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Jalan Batu Maung, Batu Maung,, Bayan Lepas, 07 11960, Malaysia

How to Apply

Interested applicant (s) are invited to provide specific information which demonstrates that they are fully qualified to perform/provide the services online here latest by 25 July 2021. The expression of interest (EOI) should include:

  • A cover letter stating why you are interested in and well-suited to the position. Your cover letter should also demonstrate what you hope to gain from consultancy and expected monthly rate in USD or your local currency.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail addresses) of three professional referees (clients) you have consulted for.

Screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

WorldFish has seven offices across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, with more than 400 staff and 27 nationalities who contribute to a dynamic multicultural work environment.

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we seek to have gender balance in the organization. We aim to also seek balance across other diversity dimensions.

People in WorldFish are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status or any other form of personal identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage qualified women and men from developing nations to apply.

Interested applicant (s) are invited to provide specific information which demonstrates that they are fully qualified to perform/provide the services online here latest by 25…

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