Data analyst

Chemonics, Arlington VA, United States

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
14th January, 2019

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a Data analyst for the Global Health Supply Chain-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in the Communications, Learning, Evidence & Analytics (CLEAR) Division located in our Arlington, VA office. The GHSC-PSM project is the primary vehicle through which USAID: 1) procures and provides health commodities; 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain; and 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. The Data Analyst supports evidence-based analysis, reporting, and learning and works to strengthen data systems to promote data quality, access, and transparency that enable GHSC-PSM to deepen and broaden analysis capabilities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage assigned reporting and analytics strategic initiatives, including stakeholder management and submission of deliverables
  • Adapt or develop new methodologies to respond to new types of data analysis requests
  • Follow and utilize existing analysis methods and tools to respond to frequently requested data analysis
  • Investigate anecdotal evidence using rigorous and structured quantitative methodologies
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis to identify underlying trends and opportunities for further analysis
  • Contribute to regular reporting products, including quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports
  • Collaborate with M&E, Data Quality, MIS, and other teams to ensure consistency and reliability in reporting
  • Pursue innovative approaches, technologies, and uses for supply chain data
  • Identify opportunities for automation, streamlining, and continual improvement in data systems
  • Communicate findings effectively with internal and external stakeholders using data visualization, written and verbal communication, and other formats as appropriate
  • Advocate for evidence-based decision making in headquarters, field offices, and USAID
  • Promote transparency and accessibility of project data
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required by the immediate supervisor


  • Bachelor's degree in business, data analytics, or related field required; Advance Degree preferred
  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant work experience required
  • Experience with data visualization required
  • Experience with SQL or other database language skills preferred
  • Experience with supply chains and data analysis required
  • Demonstrated application of advanced Excel skills including VBA required
  • Experience with business intelligence software including but not limited to Tableau preferred
  • Experience with statistical analysis packages including but not limited to STATA including regression analysis and modelling preferred
  • Experience with USAID preferred
  • Ability to clearly and convincingly communicate complex findings to non-technical audiences verbally, in writing, and with visual display
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize, solve problems creatively, and work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to integrate quickly into team and make immediate contributions
  • Ability to work across teams
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills is required


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