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Switzerland: Data Analyst Traineeship in the Assistance Division

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Switzerland: Data Analyst Traineeship in the Assistance Division
Jul 122019
 

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 12 Jul 2019

Requisition ID: 12408
Location: Geneva (GVA)
Contract type: Traineeship
Reports to the Reporting and Analysis Manager

What we do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and at the same time promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.

The ICRC Assistance Division is a vast and rapidly growing operation that covers diverse areas of activity, i.e., health services, economic security, water and habitat and weapon contamination. To support its programs across the globe, there is a need to consolidate, transform and maintain its data for the purpose of transversal strategy-building and decision-making.

Purpose

The ideal candidate will use their passion for data and analytics to provide insights to the business covering a range of topics. They will contribute to the maintenance and management of data, reports and analyses. They will be responsible for conducting both recurring and ad hoc analysis for business users. In addition, they will partner with the global Assistance community in the field and at headquarters in building meaningful and actionable Business Intelligence capability.

Accountabilities & Functional responsibilities

Day-to-day operations

  • Understand the day-to-day issues that our activities in the field face, which can be better understood with data
  • Produce high quality dashboards to reflect the Assistance Division’s activities and projects
  • Develop clear visualizations to convey complicated data in a straightforward fashion
  • Work on regular and ad hoc reports and analyses, including institutional reports
  • Monitor data quality in terms of accuracy, completeness and timeliness and collaborate with the Assistance Units, other divisions and the field to resolve data quality issues
  • Support Assistance end users of the front-end tool, in headquarters and in the field
  • Coordinate with other projects that impact continuity of data and reporting processes
  • Prepare and process raw structured and unstructured data

Business Intelligence

  • Enrich BI-capability through additional data sources and new indicators
  • Produce and maintain a full and detailed data dictionary for a common understanding of measures
  • Improve data-related business processes through automation, where appropriate
  • Contribute to and maintain the support structure for data quality
  • Contribute to models and analyses with actionable insights

Participate in division and institutional efforts at Data Governance.

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Desired profile and skills

  • Fluency in English, French is a plus
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in information management, data science, computer science, mathematics, statistics or a similar technical field
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and front-end tools (Tableau, QlikView)
  • Experience in humanitarian operations is a plus
  • Experience in data management, database, or business intelligence is a plus
  • Knowledge of RDB programming (SQL, Oracle Rdb) or statistical packages (SAS, SPSS) is a plus
  • Flexible, systematic, meticulous, proactive, with good relationship-building skills and a customer service mindset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work

Important: For candidates to be eligible as associates, they must have a maximum of one year’s professional experience after graduation (relating to the post) or two years if it includes previous traineeships.

Additional information

  • Type of role: Traineeship
  • Working rate: 100%
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Location: Geneva
  • Length of assignment: 12 months
  • Application deadline: 12/07/2019

How to apply:

Follow the link: https://bit.ly/2L7nmE0

Klicken Sie hier für weitere Informationen und zu bewerben

Switzerland: Data Analyst Traineeship in the Assistance Division

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Switzerland: Data Analyst Traineeship in the Assistance Division
Jul 112019
 

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 12 Jul 2019

Requisition ID: 12408
Location: Geneva (GVA)
Contract type: Traineeship
Reports to the Reporting and Analysis Manager

What we do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and at the same time promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.

The ICRC Assistance Division is a vast and rapidly growing operation that covers diverse areas of activity, i.e., health services, economic security, water and habitat and weapon contamination. To support its programs across the globe, there is a need to consolidate, transform and maintain its data for the purpose of transversal strategy-building and decision-making.

Purpose

The ideal candidate will use their passion for data and analytics to provide insights to the business covering a range of topics. They will contribute to the maintenance and management of data, reports and analyses. They will be responsible for conducting both recurring and ad hoc analysis for business users. In addition, they will partner with the global Assistance community in the field and at headquarters in building meaningful and actionable Business Intelligence capability.

Accountabilities & Functional responsibilities

Day-to-day operations

  • Understand the day-to-day issues that our activities in the field face, which can be better understood with data
  • Produce high quality dashboards to reflect the Assistance Division’s activities and projects
  • Develop clear visualizations to convey complicated data in a straightforward fashion
  • Work on regular and ad hoc reports and analyses, including institutional reports
  • Monitor data quality in terms of accuracy, completeness and timeliness and collaborate with the Assistance Units, other divisions and the field to resolve data quality issues
  • Support Assistance end users of the front-end tool, in headquarters and in the field
  • Coordinate with other projects that impact continuity of data and reporting processes
  • Prepare and process raw structured and unstructured data

Business Intelligence

  • Enrich BI-capability through additional data sources and new indicators
  • Produce and maintain a full and detailed data dictionary for a common understanding of measures
  • Improve data-related business processes through automation, where appropriate
  • Contribute to and maintain the support structure for data quality
  • Contribute to models and analyses with actionable insights

Participate in division and institutional efforts at Data Governance.

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Desired profile and skills

  • Fluency in English, French is a plus
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in information management, data science, computer science, mathematics, statistics or a similar technical field
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and front-end tools (Tableau, QlikView)
  • Experience in humanitarian operations is a plus
  • Experience in data management, database, or business intelligence is a plus
  • Knowledge of RDB programming (SQL, Oracle Rdb) or statistical packages (SAS, SPSS) is a plus
  • Flexible, systematic, meticulous, proactive, with good relationship-building skills and a customer service mindset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work

Important: For candidates to be eligible as associates, they must have a maximum of one year’s professional experience after graduation (relating to the post) or two years if it includes previous traineeships.

Additional information

  • Type of role: Traineeship
  • Working rate: 100%
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Location: Geneva
  • Length of assignment: 12 months
  • Application deadline: 12/07/2019

How to apply:

Follow the link: https://bit.ly/2L7nmE0

Klicken Sie hier für weitere Informationen und zu bewerben