The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Manager, Data Analytics and Visualization to will lead analysis of existing data sets (e.g., household income and expenditure surveys, similar national or multi-country quantitative data). This is a full-time role, offered on a four-year fixed term contract basis with possibility of extension subject to funding. This position is open to GAIN’s country offices in Nigeria, India or United States.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition.
About the Role
Reporting to the Director, Knowledge Leadership, you will engage intensively with GAIN senior management and country teams to support data needs for strategy and proposal development, in support of research and evaluation.
The postholder will act as the lead focal point and be responsible for providing expert advice as well as technical and analytical support for research and evaluations managed/ commissioned by GAIN and will lead on the proposed approaches to and development of data visualizations for use by countries, program leads and senior management.
Key Responsibilities include;
- Overseeing and identifying appropriate analytical methods for research studies conducted / commissioned by GAIN and when needed analyse data
- Developing, managing, and ensuring critically review analysis plans and reports from research partners and developing reports/publications that consolidate evidence from single to several programs for diverse technical audiences
- Identifying and analysing data publicly available data sets that can be used to generate insights relevant for food systems and nutrition for strategy documents, donor proposals, reports, presentations (for expert and non-expert audiences)
- Providing high level leadership to team members, including mentorship to early career staff and students as direct reports and through participation in learning activities led by the Knowledge Leadership team
- Identifying opportunities and leading efforts to fundraise for GAINs analytical work
The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge and experience analysing multi-country data sets including national/ regional food price data, household economic surveys (e.g., household budget surveys, household income and expenditure surveys, household consumption and expenditure surveys, or living standards measurement studies). PhD in statistics, epidemiology, or related field is desirable.
The postholder should have track record of publication(s) in high impact peer reviewed journals commensurate with demonstrable experience.
You should also have proven leadership skills and mentoring experience. You should have the ability to use qualitative research approaches and how findings complement quantitative results.
About our Offer
The starting salary for each office is as follows , depending on experience:
1) Nigeria: From NGN 10,645,932 – NGN 12,172,47 per annum
2) India: From INR 1,578,330 – INR 1,805,954 per annum
3) United States: From USD 85,987 – USD 92,129 per annum
GAIN has a fair and competitive salary structure that allows for annual progression subject to good performance. In addition, GAIN offers a total of 37 days holiday per year (including annual leave, public holidays and additional office closure days), an attractive pension scheme and competitive insurance cover including health, travel and life assurance.
We are committed to the health of our staff, especially in these challenging times, and have developed a programme of wellbeing that includes flexible working, additional leave allowances, wellbeing days, mindfulness coaching and access to independent and confidential counselling.
GAIN also has a strong commitment to professional development. We will support you to grow in your career through both formal and informal training, and are committed to providing opportunities through internal recruitment, secondments and promotion. All of this is delivered in a supportive and collaborative environment.
This advert closes on the 22nd March 2022. Early applications are encouraged. GAIN reserves the right to close this advert early should we receive suitable candidates ahead of the closing date.
Applicants must have the existing right to live and work in one of advertised locations to be considered for this position. Please note that GAIN is currently unable to sponsor working visas.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued. We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.
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