Data Analyst


Grow your skills in database management, monitoring & evaluation, and market research as you support our extension team!


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant positions of Data Analyst for the Farm Services Unit (FSU) within Farmers World & Agora. The FSU aims to support smallholder farmers to access customized fertilizers and technical advice to generate more income for improved food security. This position would be located in Lilongwe, Malawi.




Smallholder App Responsibilities

  • Manage/Maintain the units management information system by liaising with software providers.
    • Expand the system capacity by adding new features such as additional surveys, dashboards and reports.
    • Train staff on using the system and inculcate a culture of data driven thinking.
    • Troubleshoot problems at technical level.


M&E Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the units performance by tracking business activities and their associated impact.
  • Analyze data from fertilizer trials to provide strategic input on formulating and marketing fertilizer blends.
  • Help establish key external partnerships through ad-hoc analysis on farmer socio-economics.


Market Research

  • Conduct ad-hoc survey to assist business partners with market research and business development.




  • Diploma or Degree in Economics, Statistics, or another relevant field
  • Knowledge and interest in agriculture
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in computer science
  • Previous experience in mobile data collection – tools development & management of data collection process
  • Previous experience in a Monitoring & Evaluation role
  • Previous database management experience
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and passion to help farmers in rural communities become more productive & profitable


Please note this is a no fixed term contract. Interested qualified applicants are requested to submit their application letter together with a detailed CV and three traceable referees to:


The Human Resources Manager

Farmers World

Box 1631





Applications should be submitted by 5pm on Saturday, 6th January. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.


Comment on advertised Job

Cheeka D.

28th of December, 2017 7:38:15 pm

Lefani Kachisuzi

2nd of January, 2018 6:29:25 pm

Very good keep me posted on other posts

Lefani Kachisuzi

2nd of January, 2018 6:29:27 pm

Very good keep me posted on other posts

Location: Lilongwe

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary: N/A

Job deadline: 13th January, 2018

Company: Farmers World - Farm Services Unit

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