Management Systems International (MSI)

Data Analysis Technical Services (Data Quality Assessment)

Management Systems International (MSI)

Job Description

Data Analysis Technical Services, Data Quality Assessment, Amman, Jordan Company Profile:

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Afghanistan, Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities.

Project Summary:

The project is scheduled to conduct a Data Quality Assessment (DQA) for a sample of fifteen USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) projects and project indicators. The DQA will be implemented by examining the systems and approaches for collecting data of BHA implementing partners (IP) to learn whether these systems and approaches are likely to produce high quality data over time.

**Please note: Only Jordanian citizens are eligible for this position Position Summary:

The Data Analysis will assist in the DQA assignment which involves a review of the data collected and reported by BHA IPs. MSI anticipates completing the DQA for a total of 45 indicators. These services will be delivered remotely through teleconferencing platforms and MSI Office Amman, Jordan (if required) for a period of three months from July 2021 to September 2021. An estimate of 8-9 days LOE per report will be issued.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the DQA team in planning a schedule of visits/interviews/sessions to be confirmed prior to commencing with the assessment
  • Conduct desk review, including IP activity reports, Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plans and previous DQA reports prior to the assessment
  • Conduct or support DQA review sessions with IP offices to interview staff and review documentation and provide related notes under MSI DQA team guidance
  • Complete the draft DQA checklists for indicators and write draft summary per indicator with findings and recommendations under MSI DQA team guidance
  • Draft short summary reports, describing the key findings per assessed indicators and summary of the supporting evidence along with including DQA checklists
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in a field such international affairs, economics, sociology, social science or statistics required
  • A minimum one year of experience in developing data analysis plans required
  • Demonstrated experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research in development and humanitarian context required
  • Experience working on issues in Health and Nutrition; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; Agriculture and Food Security; Economic Recovery and Market Systems; Protection and the Prevention of Gender-based Violence; and/or Emergency Shelter preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in data quality assurance required
  • Proficiency and experience with statistical analysis preferred
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate large amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy required
  • Strong technical writing skills required
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel required
  • Fluency in Arabic and English required
MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.

We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email MSI.Dept.HRRecruiting@tetratechinc.onmicrosoft.com with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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