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Data Consultant

job title: Data Consultant
contract type: Part-time
location: Wan Chai
sector:
salary: to be discussed, depending experience and availability
ref: JOB_000454[479]
job published: 29 days ago

job description

The Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) is a uniquely Asian, independent, action-oriented research and advisory organization committed to maximizing private resources for doing good. CAPS works across 18 Asian countries and territories to generate evidence-based insights into how individuals, companies and governments can best address social challenges. 

CAPS is seeking to hire a short-term Data Consultant to help with data processing for an exciting project that spans 18 countries and territories in Asia. This is a 1-2 month position requiring 2 days of work per week. The start date is as soon as possible. 

Responsibilities

  • Support the cleaning and mining of primary data collected from almost 1800 organizations across Asia. 
  • Work with data analysts on the CAPS Research Team to create and scrutinize .DO files in STATA. 
  • Contribute to data mining for subsequent analysis by the research team. 
  • Undertake other tasks related to data processing as needed.  

Requirements

  • Graduate training (Masters or PhD) in statistics and/or econometrics. Doctoral students encouraged to apply. 
  • Experience in working with large datasets. 
  • Able to handle all stages of data processing, including data cleaning and mining. 
  • Proficient in STATA. 
  • Interest and experience in data visualization is a plus. 

Additionally, the successful candidate will: 

  • Appreciate this position as a singular opportunity to work on unique, original data that supports a groundbreaking study. 
  • Have a sense of humor.

More information about CAPS can be found at caps.org.