Data Analysis and Assurance Officer

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
20 Mar 2019
07 Apr 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Sightsavers’ vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. We are an international organisation working with partners in developing countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for people with disabilities. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton.

Job title: Data Analysis and Assurance Officer

Location: Haywards Heath, UK

Salary: £29,000

Contract type: Permanent

This new and varied opportunity involves working with Sightsavers global and country teams to improve data management and quality assurance processes and practice. The role will also support Sightsavers data management capacity building processes, including the development of data collection/ collation tools and the collation of quarterly and annual data through the Programme Portal (Sightsavers online project output database). The Data Analysis and Assurance Officer will be working with the QSAT (Quality Standards Assessment Tool) our methodology for measuring projects against minimum standards of good practice. 

This will involve:

  • Coordinating QSAT schedules and maintaining the quality assurance calendars
  • Monitoring of action plans and analysis of assessment data in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Manager
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of other quality processes, tools and practices as required

The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in international development, international relations, geography or appropriate equivalent.  Understanding and demonstrated experience of data analysis and data management is also vital.

Experience of working and supporting staff in different contexts (face to face, online) is key, as is an understanding of international development issues and a commitment to equality of opportunity for disabled people.  A Master’s degree in international development, international relations, geography or equivalent together with a working knowledge of French would also be desirable.

The successful candidate will need to be able to travel internationally up to 4 weeks per year.

We anticipate that interviews will take place w/c 15 April 2019.

Closing date: Sunday 7 April 2019

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