Producers Direct is an award winning organisation led by farmers, for farmers. We operate globally with offices in Kenya, Peru and London, working through a network of producer organisations across East Africa and Latin America. We have been awarded grants by leading institutions such as the GIZ, IDB and WFP to create digital tools and data systems to help farmers access markets and data. Through this work we are collecting and integrating multiple sources of data.
We are seeking a passionate, early career Data Analyst to help us with organising, cleaning and analysing this data and to then use this data to create dashboards on Tableau to provide insights and track indicators across the team. This is a great opportunity to use your skills as a data analyst to have a positive social impact with a small organisation using data to support smallholder farmers.
Goal: Work with the Head of Information to clean and organise data from a centralised database, and create data visualisations and dashboards in Tableau to track performance management, organisation wide KPIs, and impact.
Key tasks include:
Use Tableau to do data analysis and create data visualisations for team members and stakeholders
Identify, collect and migrate data to and from a range of systems
Manage, clean, abstract and aggregate data alongside a range of analytical studies on that data
Manipulate and link data sets from different sources
Summarise and present data and conclusions in accessible dashboards for various users (board, management, partners, youth agents, farming cooperative)
Qualifications and requirements
We are looking for someone who is:
Natural problem solver,
Comfortable working independently
Eager and ready to play a key role in delivering an impactful data system for an NGO
Passionate about our model and approach to supporting and empowering smallholder farmers
Able to collaborate effectively with stakeholders and act as a strategic partner in product decisions
Willingness to take on a wide range of responsibilities
Comfortable evaluating your own work and adapting to feedback from stakeholders
Creative and innovative, and excited about working with a small, passionate, diverse & creative team
Fluency in written and spoken English (knowledge of Spanish or Swahili a plus)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to compile user research results and communicate learnings from the field
at least 1 years experience working as a data analyst or equivalent role / experience
Knowledge of SQL and (ideally) noSQL databases
Experience working with Tableau to create dashboards
Comfortable working in a small team/startup environment
Self-starter, flexible and able to work on tight deadlines
Empathetic, curious and open-minded
Experience working for social enterprise / NGO / charitable organisation
Bachelor's degree in a related or relevant field
Knowledge of python or similar programming language
Job Title: Data Analyst
Reports to: Head of Information (UK-based)
Contract: 6 month Part-Time (2 or 3 days a week) consultancy with possibility to extend
Location: UK, Kenya, Peru (remote)
What we can offer:
Initial 6-month fixed term consultancy contract, with scope for longer-term contract extension
Hands on responsibility from day one and the opportunity to make a real impact in a small, but ambitious organisation.
A dynamic, creative and rewarding working environment;
The chance to make a real impact in a small, but ambitious organisation!
Remote work policy
Locally remote only
Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in United Kingdom, Kenya or Peru.
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