Data Quality Analyst – Rwanda


  • Full Time

Data Quality Analyst Position Description

The Data Quality Analyst (DQA) position is based in Kigali, Rwanda. Data Quality Analysts at Laterite play a hands-on role in the implementation of projects by ensuring that relevant quality control measures are in place at all key stages of a project, from research instruments coding to data collection processes to incoming data monitoring. Other responsibilities include contributing to the improvement of the current quality control processes and tools.

Key responsibilities:

Project-based responsibilities

  • Codes research instruments and reviews them to ensure internal flow and consistency.
  • Cleans and further processes incoming data.
  • Conducts regular quality checks on incoming data and shares feedback with project lead in the Data Team.
  • Creates/adapts project specific monitoring tools.
  • Trains audit enumerators on project specific monitoring tools.
  • Reports on the progress of assigned tasks to Data Quality Manager.

Quality-team based responsibilities

  • Contributes to the development of different data processing and monitoring tools. These tools should be efficient, effective and to the maximum extent automated.
  • Works closely with other teams within Laterite to ensure quality control at the different stages of a research project cycle.
  • Builds efficient internal systems for the management of Laterite’s resources and assets.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of work experience in a data heavy role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Engineering or related field.
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis and related tools/software (in particular Stata and/or R).
  • Excellent oral and written communications in English (French, Kinyarwanda or Swahili a plus).
  • Experience living and working in different cultural settings; time spent in sub-Sahara Africa or other developing countries strongly preferred.

Application Process

Please complete the following application: including a CV and a cover letter within the link. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis so we encourage you to apply ASAP.

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