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We are hiring: JET Data Analyst

JET Education Services seeks to appoint a Data Analyst in its Data and Statistics unit. The Data Analyst will provide support for statistical analysis of quantitative data from various projects which support an evidence-based approach to education policy and planning.  

The position is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Specific tasks will include:
• Design surveys that provide an environment in which to collect data
• Develop electronic question forms to collect data
• Quality control of data during collection to ensure correct collection
• Data processing and management (e.g. data capture, collation, cleaning, data quality assurance and verification using correct protocols)  
• Data analysis using relevant software
• Assist in generating data reports (including tables and graphs) based on queries

The knowledge and skills required are as follows:
• Bachelor’s in statistics, economics, econometrics, mathematics, data science or social sciences (with a strong statistical component). An honours-level qualification would be an advantage. A diploma in Statistics with required experience might be considered.
• At least two years of experience in a relevant field
• Must have knowledge of Stata (1 year minimum of experience). Knowledge of R-Programming would be an advantage.
• Commitment to ethical standards in managing public, personal and confidential data
• Sound quantitative data analysis skills
• Minimum of one years’ experience with cleaning and analyzing data
• Use data to write standard or customised reports from findings
• Must have a South African ID or a valid work permit.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to independent relevant reference checks.

The total cost to company package offered is R223 905,76.

Applications must be submitted online using this form:  no later than 28 October 2022, 23h00. Late applications will not be considered.

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