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Development Initiatives Poverty Research
£23500 - £27800 per annum
Closing date
19 Apr 2021

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The Organisation

Development Initiatives (DI) is a global organisation that applies the power of data and evidence to build sustainable solutions that create an equitable and resilient world.

We deliver trusted and actionable insights for decision-makers and partners based on what available data can tell us. We increase data use by growing people’s skills, expertise and confidence in data and showing how data can drive better outcomes. And we improve what data is available by helping others to collect, share, manage and use data responsibly and effectively.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an Analyst to join our Research & Analysis team.

The Benefits

- Salary of £23,500 – £27,800 per annum, depending on experience
- Pension scheme with 5% employer contribution
- Healthcare scheme with employee assistance programme
- 25 days’ annual leave per annum
- Up to five days’ paid leave to volunteer for causes that address poverty and help vulnerable people
- Flexitime and homeworking options
- Smart/casual dress code

If you are an analytical professional with an excellent grasp of quantitative research techniques and fantastic Excel skills, this is the ideal role in which to grow and develop your skills whilst making a strong contribution to ending global poverty and nutrition problems.

We are truly passionate about our vision and provide a culture of transparency and innovation where teams are encouraged to think outside the box and are empowered to perform at their best.

What’s more, you will join our incredible team within our relaxed office environment, and will benefit from a comprehensive package with plenty of value-adding benefits as well as perks and extras that make working for us even better.

The Role

As an Analyst, you will be responsible for providing rigorous analysis and evidence to support and inform our work on enhancing the use, usability and understanding of data. Your efforts will also support and enable our work on nutrition, food security and poverty.

Specifically, you will develop our work through quantitative and qualitative research on key areas including nutrition, based on an understanding of the various international and regional actors involved in their funding and delivery.

You will contribute to wider schemes of work and consultancy projects through analytical inputs and conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis according to an established methodology.

About You

To be considered as an Analyst, you will need:

- At least two years’ work experience in an analytical capacity
- A strong understanding of quantitative research techniques
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel to manage and analyse data
- A strong interest in the political economy of international development, including key issues and players.
- The ability to conduct high-quality research and analysis independently
- Educated to degree level, with substantive focus on quantitative research methods

The ideal candidate will have the ability to develop new ways of analysing and visualising data.
A prior understanding of, and interest in, nutrition data and the Global Nutrition Report would also be an advantage.

Other organisations may call this role Analyst, Data Analyst, Project Analyst, Reporting Analyst, Technical Project Analyst, International Development Analyst, Economics Analyst, Humanitarian Data Analyst, or Charity Data Analyst.

Early applications are highly encouraged; we will be reviewing submissions as they arrive, and interviews will be held periodically. As we are recruiting on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to end recruitment without notice.

Webrecruit and Development Initiatives are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as an Analyst, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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