As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Impact Data Analyst

at US DFC in Washington, DC (or close by)

About the Job

The Data Analyst performs the following duties to ensure accurate data and analyses are conducted that enable leadership to meet reporting requirements, foster data-driven decision making and effectively tell the story of DFC's development to our internal and external stakeholders:

  • Analyzes data for inconsistencies, data gaps, and data governance failures; engages in cleaning and managing datasets, running database queries, and recommends corrective measures to improve data governance where necessary.
  • Integrates data from different sources (e.g., development outcomes surveys from clients and reports from social and environmental compliance monitoring visits) in order to assess developmental performance of investments in a comprehensive way.
  • Conducts investment project analyses with the ability to draw conclusions about the data, manage database applications, prepare data analyses, assess development outcomes and generate presentations that convey the impact of DFC-supported projects.
  • Produces high quality - timely, accurate and rigorous - quantitative and qualitative data analysis and data visualizations. Utilizes business analytics tools, to create reports and analyses, graphs, pivot tables, and narratives. Uses infographics, data visualization and other visual means for storytelling and data reporting, etc.
  • Supports activities meant to improve accessibility and user-friendliness of DFC data.
  • Works closely with stakeholders from other departments to ensure accurate reporting of development impacts and project portfolio data.

Qualifications

  • Experience working in a data analysis role in one of the following areas: development finance, impact investing, management consulting, impact measurement and management, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), investing research or related fields; and
  • Experience with the analysis, design, development, and maintenance of automated computer programs as they relate to a database environment; and
  • Experience with database management systems and applying techniques and procedures for analysis, design, programming and documentation; and
  • Experience with statistical analysis and data aggregation tools to support the development of an enterprise data warehouse such as r, Stata, Microsoft / Oracle SQL Server as well as with data visualization tools such as Microsoft Visio and/or Tableau.

To apply

US DFC

DFC partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. We invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets. DFC investments adhere to high standards and respect the environment, human rights, and worker rights.