Data Consultancy Opportunity in Kenya - International Potato Center

Position Title: Data Consultant


The International Potato Center (CIP) SweetGAINS WP4 seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Data Consultant to upload data sets to on-line platforms.


  • Provide assistance in data uploads to platforms.


  • Upload data for sweetpotato Decentralized Vine Multiplier (DVM) database on the sweetpotato knowledge portal and dashboard for Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Burkina Faso.
  • Update of the online sweetpotato catalogue.
  • Update released varieties information on the sweetpotato dashboard.
  • Support Online Sweetpotato Germplasm Ordering Tracking Database.
  • Support management of the Sweetpotato Germplasm Acquisition and cleanup database.

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information technology, Business Information Technology, Information systems or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year of experience.
  • Knowledge of web programming and web content management applications; PHP / MySQL; Drupal 8.
  • Good report writing and communication skills.
  • Highly proficient in English (both spoken and written).

Time frame

  • Consultancy contract will be for 50 days.

Conditions: This is a national consultancy position limited to Kenya nationals and permits residents only.

How to apply

Applications: Applicants should apply online through our CIP’s Job Opportunities website: including a letter of motivation, a full C.V. with the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable of the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience. Screening of applications will begin on September 23, 2022 and will continue until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The consultant will not be in contact with children or vulnerable adults.

CIP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and professionals from developing countries are particularly encouraged to apply.

CIP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). CIP also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.