Vacancy: Data Analyst (Work place experience)
 
It is our mission to transform agricultural sectors by offering an integrated and data driven solution to increase farmer professionalism. The globally scalable solution consists of the right, standardized measurement tools, aligned capacity building tools and the program and stakeholder management that will maximize the benefits. A higher level of professionalism of farmer organizations leads to increased productivity, increased access to finance, improved livelihoods and increased sustainability. SCOPEinsight is the partner of choice for farmer professionalism.
Since 2010, SCOPEinsight has trained over 480 assessors, almost 2000 assessments were conducted in more than 35 countries spanning 24 agricultural sectors and reaching over 5 million farmers worldwide. Our clients include global agri-businesses, NGOs, financial institutions as well as multilateral development and certification organizations.

To facilitate our growth, we are looking for a professional and experienced:

Data Analyst

(Full time, based in Utrecht, the Netherlands)

We are looking for the person who can, using our SCOPE data, help find answers to the bigger issues in agriculture. How can the SCOPE assessment data help provide solutions and answers to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals more efficiently or effectively? Are you the right person for the job?

The Data Analyst plays a key role in the process and it may include the following:

Data Analysis

  • Conduct data analysis to provide insights and proof for the mission of SCOPEinsight
  • Provide support and report for SCOPEinsight clients using data analysis
  • Co-develop a standardized interface facilitating dynamic data analysis
  • Design, develop and carry out research projects
  • Improve data collection procedures as well as process, clean and verify data integrity
  • Translate data into valuable insights and present them from a Business Intelligence perspective

Competencies

  • Independent personality, self-starting and self-motivating
  • Strong knowledge of and background in statistics
  • Keep a clear overview, set and keep priorities in a dynamic and demanding environment
  • Positive attitude, can-do mentality
  • Systematic problem-solving mindset
  • A pro-active attitude and collaborative skills
  • Ability to present and communicate clearly within SCOPEinsight and externally, in a truly international environment

Education and experience

  • Quantitative background (master’s degree in an area such as Business Mathematics & Informatics (or similar)
  • An interest in the agribusiness sector and agricultural systems in development countries
  • Experience in quantitative research methodologies
  • Excellent English language skills. Language skills in Spanish and/or French are highly preferred
  • Experience with statistical tools
  • Excellent skills in Excel and other Office tools
  • Experience creating dynamic data visualizations (for example with Qlik, Tableau, or other visualization tools) is a plus.

We offer:

  • A 6-month position in which you can gain experience in a very innovative company (In Dutch: werkervaringsplek, which compares to an intern position)
  • An exciting, high energy and versatile environment, where you are given space to excel
  • A motivated group of colleagues with ambitious goals: we aim high!
  • A safe environment, where we learn from mistakes because we pioneer, sharing a common vision and are eager to succeed; A professional, though informal, working environment in a highly dynamic social enterprise; An opportunity to work in a very international environment.

Application
If you are interested in this position please send your resume and letter of motivation to Tessa van der Meiden via Breezy as early as possible, but before 15h of November 2017.  Applications will be dealt with on a rolling basis.

For questions regarding the position please refer to Tessa van der Meiden on +31 30 234 8218 or tessa.vandermeiden@scopeinsight.com.