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Global Practice Specialist I/II/Senior Global Practice Specialist I/II, Data Science (8-11)
Job Title/Grade: Global Practice Specialist I/II/Senior Global Practice Specialist I/II, Data Science (8-11)
Department: Technical Services
Reports to: Global Practice Leader
Date: March 16, 2018
Function of the Position:
The Managing for Development Results (MfDR) Team at DAI leverages data for measuring results and improving the impact of our global development projects. The Global Practice Specialist, Data Science will be key member of this team, leveraging their creativity and critical thinking skills to support proposals and projects in using data in many ways. S/he will support DAI’s efforts to improve data collection, management, analysis, and sharing that demonstrates our project outputs, outcomes, and impacts. S/he will be part of a rapidly growing team that prides itself on high standards and executional excellence. The Global Practice Specialist, Data Science will have a focused responsibility to provide technical support to USAID projects primarily in Europe, Africa, and Asia. This is a full-time professional position within DAI’s USG Business Unit, with travel up to 40% time.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The percentages listed below are notional and may change depending on business needs.
New Business (10%)
Knowledge Sharing & Learning (20%)
Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary.
Supervisory Requirements: None.
DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. EOE - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
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