ARCED Foundation is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide quality tools and services on research, training, monitoring and result management support through comprehensive consulting and research services at home and abroad. Since 2013, ARCED has been utilizing its state-of-the-art tools and approaches in collecting and applying better data, consecutively impacting better decision making. Learn more about ARCED Foundation

Why Working with ARCED Is Fun?

At ARCED we focus and thrive on the quality of the work we do and believe everything and everyone else will join. Our work constantly keeps us on our toes and motivates us to connect with young professionals/talents, exposing them to work in a like-minded environment with relentless competition and challenges. We facilitate regular learning sessions through workshops, we call “Baithhak” where you get to learn from each other in the hope of building better and more skillful resources. In ARCED, you can make money with smart and impactful work, and you can be taken seriously without wearing a tie — who wouldn’t want to work in a casual environment where you can make a difference?

Data Analyst

Roles and Responsibilities

Data Analyst will be expected to lead project implementation and client engagements. Specific job description includes:

  • Provide direct technical support to the Research and Data (R&D) team of ARCED Foundation that involves SurveyCTO and ODK XLSForm design, writing Stata do files for data management, data cleaning, data checking (High-Frequency Checks), and analysis. The Data Analyst will closely work with the Research and Data (R&D) team and other departments to identify and address technical issues and challenges, as well as provide guidance and training to help team members effectively use technology tools and software.
  • Develop reports that are based on the findings of data analysis to monitor the success of the projects.
  • Creating reports and dashboards by analyzing lots of data relevant to projects.
  • Providing necessary inputs for designing methods and preparing project execution plans.
  • Ensure data compliance and protocols of the projects according to ARCED data management policy.
  • Organize research materials including tools and questionnaires, protocols and manuals, training manuals, translations of the documents, ODK/SurveyCTO questionnaire, etc.
  • Report writing and client/PI communication.
  • Need-based troubleshooting in the process of project implementation and developing generalized policy guidelines for ARCED Foundation.
  • Skills and interests:

  • Strong data management and Stata skills and experience including reproducible and efficient coding in Stata, Stata program development, and complex data manipulation skills.
  • Statistical skills to help collect, measure, organize and analyze data.
  • Advanced data visualization using Stata and Power BI.
  • Strong SurveyCTO and ODK XLSForm coding skills and experience.
  • Proven work experience with data and analysis in Stata and SurveyCTO.
  • Sound knowledge of Google sheets, Excel, and other MS Office applications.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in both English and Bengali.
  • Good report writing & presentation skills.
  • Team-working skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Economics/Statistics/Computer science/Engineering or any quantitative field of study.
  • Desired:
  • Knowledge of programming languages like SQL, Oracle, R, MATLAB, and Python
  • Experience using AWS, Azure, and Google solutions like Data Studio, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Technical proficiency in database design development, data models, techniques for data mining, and segmentation.
  • Experience in handling reporting packages like Business Objects, programming (JavaScript, XML, or ETL frameworks), and databases
  • Knowledge of how to create and apply the most accurate algorithms to datasets to find solutions.
  • Location
    Mirpur DOHS, Dhaka
    How to apply

    Interested candidates are requested to fill up the application form properly. Please send your resume [not more than three pages], and a cover letter, clearly explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position, along with your best work of yours (Stata do file, SurveyCTO/ODK XLSForm, or any other work sample).

    Please apply on or before October 15, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.