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Junior Consultant (Statistical and Econometric Data Analysis) Job in Malaysia
WorldFish , Malaysia

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
Yes
Qualification
Master's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 24, 2021
Last Date
Jun 24, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

Location: Remote Base

Application Deadline: 6 April2021 or until filled

Type of contract: Junior Consultant

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

About the Position

WorldFish seeks to recruit an experienced Consultant to work with a team of researchers in analyzing the impacts of COVID-19 on fish value chains, contributing to research on dissemination and scaling of innovations, and analysis of household and enterprise survey data, including analysis of consumption, profitability, and productivity.

The junior consultant will be responsible to:

  • Conduct rigorous statistical and econometric data analysis using raw data from household and enterprise surveys
  • Create tables and graphs with results from statistical/econometric analysis.
  • Conduct literature reviews and synthesis.
  • Assist in preparation of working papers, research reports and briefs, and journal articles.
  • Assist with development of research instruments and analytical tools (e.g., digital questionnaire design).
  • Assist with field implementation of survey activities (training survey enumerators and data quality checking, etc.).
  • Interact with collaborators and project partners.
  • Help develop and coordinate technical workshops.
  • Assist in preparing large datasets for public access meeting WorldFish Open Access requirements.

Requirements

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

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Agribusiness, Statistics, Social Sciences, or a closely related field.
  • At least two years’ experience working as a data analyst in a reputable research organization or other reputable organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating survey data collection.
  • Skilled in usage of STATA for cleaning and analyzing datasets.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative in performing in-depth statistical analysis and reporting the results with only limited guidance.
  • Demonstrated experience in effective interaction and coordination with collaborators and project partners.
  • Demonstrated strong writing skills and analytical mind.
  • Demonstrated fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Demonstrated ability to program surveys in ODK-based tools (e.g. KoBo toolbox or SurveyCTO).

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledge on data visualization.
  • Track record of written publications.

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 is home-based. The successful candidate should be available to commence as soon as possible up until 31 December 2021. This position is open to national and international applicants.

How to Apply

Application process is rolling. Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information online by 6 April 2021:

  • 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 daily rate in USD or 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.

Job Specification

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