Head of Analytics

Education:Master's Degree
Employment:Full Time
Contact person:Svetlana Lysenko

One of the leading and fastest-growing finance companies in Africa is seeking a senior-level data professional to accelerate efforts to spearhead trust, adoption, and understanding of analytics and insights. The Head of Analytics will work closely with all other departments to bring forward actionable and inspiring insights to spearhead critical operational and strategic decisions across all aspects of business. You will be based in beautiful port city on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya.
The company provides micro loans for local people and has rapid expansion plans to become the African leader among microfinance organizations. They are currently represented in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and will establish offices in a number of African, Asian and Latin American countries within the year.

  • Bachelor’s or Master degree
  • MBA degree would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication English skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in recruiting and growing a team with integrity and respect in rapidly changing international and emerging markets
  • Deep technical expertise of:
    • MS Office products including: Excel – formulas, VBA, Power bi – power query, M language, power pivot, DAX
    • Google: Google spreadsheet – formulas, array formulas, import formulas, Google Analytics & Google App builder as a plus
    • Database structure, connection, rules understanding and basic knowledge of SQL (MySQL): Query, subquery, joins
  • You will be working closely with senior leadership to identify data insights and opportunities that accelerate business transformation
  • You will have to understand data in-depth, but then to break it down into insights efficiently that is easy to digest for both internal and external stakeholders to access with ease
  • Manage, train, and inspire Analytics teams to drive business around the customer’s start to finish journey
  • Deal with business metrics for all of the company, while keeping a close tab of changes in KPIs that affects overall business performance
  • Work closely with team managers on data analytics applications, strategies, and
Company offers:
  • Competitive salary
  • Apartment with ocean view
  • Health insurance
  • Car allowance
  • 21 days off/year + national holidays
  • 1 free flight home per year
  • 2-3 months of induction training