Data Analyst Job in Nairobi, Kenya  May 2016

 

Job opportunity;Data Analyst  in Nairobi, Kenya

 

Career vacancy;Data Analyst in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Data Analyst
 
Job Code: DA/KK/160301
 
Number of Positions Open: 1
Reports To: Senior Data Analyst
 
Location:  Nairobi, Kenya
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is looking for a Data Analyst to work in a fast paced, data driven company that builds merchant service platforms.

 

Job Summary: The Data Analyst role is critical in strengthening the company’s Business Intelligence and Analytics capabilities. 
The primary responsibilities of the role are to ensure the proper monitoring and evaluation of key financial and performance metrics and to generate actionable insights that lead to significant revenue generation and/or cost reduction.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Business Intelligence

  • Develop weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports for management-level consumption.
  • Enable internal teams to monitor and track their key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Consult with internal teams to influence their strategic decisions and KPIs
  • Ensure data quality and accuracy
  • Continuously drive reporting improvements and identify process deficiencies
Analytics
  • Identify the root cause of data trends and outliers
  • Develop and run queries to pull/transform data from multiple sources
  • Respond to data requests from various internal departments as needed to drive business value
  • Develop and drive analytical work streams that will directly lead to significant revenue generation and/or cost reduction.
Collaboration within the Data Team
  • Contribute to the maintenance of data analysis tools and processes
  • Contribute to data policy development and regulation
Improving Internal Analytical Capabilities
  • Continuously evaluate and suggest new technologies to enhance team analytics
  • Deepen individual and team analytical abilities
  • Improve individual and team proficiency with analytical tools such as Microsoft Excel, R, and Tableau
Key Skills and Competencies:
  • Quantitative degree in computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, statistics, or an equivalent
  • 2+ years’ experience in an analytical role with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Knowledge and working experience in SQL and Relational Databases
  • Knowledge and working experience in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in statistical software such as MATLAB, Octave, R, SAS, or STATA
  • Experience in creating and communicating PowerPoint Presentations
  • Working knowledge of VBA and/or Tableau preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to engage in white space thinking and achieve objectives without a clear path
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on: Data Analyst

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume.

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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