Data Analyst

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
    FULL_TIME
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
  • Deadline:
    24/11/2023

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary:

The Data Analyst is a pivotal role within the Business Development team. The Business Analytics team is responsible for capturing and ensuring the accuracy of all of the information generated during the proposal process. This information is then utilized, along with market data also collected by this team, to advise on opportunities to be pursued, which secures funding for the organization’s diverse portfolio of work that impacts global challenges in human development. This position will be responsible for assisting with the identification of funding opportunities, assessing the viability of funding opportunities, monitoring the landscape of opportunities, and assuring the accuracy of data warehousing systems.

This position requires a wide range of skills, including awareness of the human development environment and funding landscape, database awareness, knowledge of data governance policies, problem solving skills, and the ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders, across various sectors and funders. The Data Analyst will work with a wide range of systems, from Salesforce to SharePoint, presenting data and helping our leadership understand the information to help the proposal teams best succeed in creating compelling and compliant proposals.

Accountabilities:

  • identify and enter sales opportunities into the system.
  • Supports design, implementation, testing, and training of systems.
  • Collects, and analyzes data.
  • Prepares reports, graphs, charts, and dashboards that meet organizational stakeholder requirements.
  • Assists in the managing data integrity, making sure that repositories produce accurate, consistent, and reusable data.
  • Understands relationships between various organizational systems and databases.
  • Mines data to compare organizational results to competitors and industry and draws insights.
  • Follows domestic and international news sources to glean intelligence and opportunities.
  • Assists with the creation of custom reports and generates standard reports for management and executive staff.
  • Assists with conducting organizational studies and work simplification studies to help streamline business processes.
  • Assists in the training of staff on proper use of new forms and reports.
  • Meets with staff to explain new systems or procedures.
  • Researches marketing opportunities and communicates to appropriate staff.
  • Interprets financial statements, budgets, and forecasts for funders and clients.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must have excellent analytical and research skills.
  • Must have superior written and verbal communication skills as well as good presentation skills.
  • Must have good organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Must have excellent computer and technical skills.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must have good problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Must have good negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Must have excellent math skills.
  • Must have good conflict resolution skills.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Exercise judgment within well-defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Interact frequently with more experienced team members and supervisor.
  • Understand quality and timeliness goals for projects.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • Employee works under general supervision.
  • Handles problems and deviations in assignments in accordance with policies and accepted practices.
  • Confers with supervisor on unusual matters; some latitude for unreviewed action or decision; work is reviewed for technical soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and goals.
  • Typically reports to a Manager or Associate Director.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or International Equivalent in Business, Information Management, Operations, Accounting, Analytics, Finance or Marketing.

Experience:

  • Typically requires a minimum of 3 – 5 years industry related experience.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift/move up to 5 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer/Laptop, Microsoft applications (i.e., Office 365, SharePoint, Skype/Zoom/Teams), cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment and Salesforce

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10%

The expected hiring salary range for this role is listed below. FHI 360 pay ranges represent national averages that vary by geographic location. When determining an offer amount, FHI 360 factors in multiple considerations, including but not limited to: relevant years of experience and education possessed by the applicant, internal equity, business sector, and budget.

Base salary is only one component of our offer. FHI 360 contributes 12% of monthly base pay to a money purchase pension plan account. Additionally, all US based staff working full-time, which is calculated at 40 hours/week, receive 18 days of paid vacation per year, 12 sick days per year, and 11 holidays per year. Paid time off is reduced pro rata for employees working less than a full-time schedule.

Hiring Salary Range: $67,000 – $72,000

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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