Data Analyst At IITA (Tamale)- Apply Here

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (Sustainable, is an international non-profit organisation working with diverse partners to develop agriculture solutions to tackle hunger and poverty by reducing producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating wealth from agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.. IITA-Ghana seeks to recruit qualified Data Analyst and an Accounts and Administrative Assistant for its projects on ‘Putting Nitrogen Fixation to work for smallholder farmers in Africa (N2 Africa) and the ‘Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa Rising) respectively

Job Responsibilities

  • Train and support partners in establishment of agronomic trials.
  • Develop templates for collection of data from agronomic and demonstration trials,
  • Develop templates for collection of quality data from socio economic studies.
  • Data entry analysis and synthesis and summary.
  • Draw correct conclusions from analyzed data.
  • Store and share entire project research data and share it with the senior project data analyst.
  • Write summary reports from the data outputs.
  • Assist with writing of technical reports and manuscripts.
  • Assist with dissemination of project results to IITA and other project partners.
  • Ensure timely output and feedback from partners.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the Country Coordinator.

Qualification Required & Experience

  • MSc or MPhil in Biometrics, Statistics, Soil Science and Agronomy.
  • A minimum of two (2) years experience in agronomic field experimentation and research data management.
  • Capability of organising, managing, and participating in agricultural and socio- economic research including design of experimental and socioeconomic research protocols.
  • At least two years experience in analysis and general management of research data.
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Knowledge and ability to use statistical data analysis packages, e.g. Genstat, R, SAS and SPSS.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to work with farmers
  • Ability to speak one or more of the native local languages in Northern Ghana

Location: TamaleHow To Apply For The JobInterested candidates should send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:The Country Representative,



Tamale Office,

P.O. Box TL 6,



1st Road Off Regional Education Office, Sagnarigu Main Road. All application should be sent by email to:

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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