Chief Data Analyst CDAIN211

Job Information

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    Category Data Analyst Jobs
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    Posted On May 7 ,2021
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    Qualifications Master's Degree
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    Employer Name Delon Jobs
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Job Description

Job Description

Job Summary

Delon Jobs is helping a leading Fintech company in Nigeria to hire Chief Data Analyst in Lagos. The successful candidate will help to develop and sustain ISWs data collection and analytical capability and tools (including establishing processes and overseeing the collection, management and storage of data across all the business lines within company), enhance data driven insights in order to drive personalization of communication, offering and pricing, devise data-driven products and solutions to ISW’s business challenges and opportunities within the market, develop advanced data analytics capabilities (predictive and prescriptive) within the organization incl. recruiting and leading data engineers and data scientists, manage and improve the overall software and product development standards and governance across the organization and mentor and develop the lead software architects in the business units and ensure harmonization and common standards. Candidate must possess a MSc in Computer Science, Maths, Statistics or related fields with at least seven (7) years’ experience in data science and analytics /data management / similar role, PhD in relevant fields will be an added advantage. Candidate will report directly to Chief, Strategy and Coordination / GMD.  Salary is negotiable. Interested candidates should forward their CVs to

Key Responsibilities 

Develop, implement and govern company’s data and information strategy to drive business decisions and growth
Develop data procedures and policies to collect, prepare, organize, protect and analyze data assets while ensuring that the company meets industry best practices and regulatory standards
Implement data privacy policies in compliance with data protection regulations
Drive improvements to ISW’s data collection and analytical capability (remove bottlenecks in accessing data, provide ready access to enterprise data, drive organizational learning – engage and educate the businesses on utilizing data to increase efficiencies and competences)
Establish guidelines for data collection in the product development process across business units and customer segments
Apply analytics programs, machine learning, statistical modeling and relevant tools on historical and current data for predictive and prescriptive modeling
Leverage data and analytical models to inform strategic and operational decisions; draw from various information sources, analyze, visualize, and communicate insights regarding what has happened, create models and software to build new data sets, predict what is going to happen or prescribe what should happen and provide insights into customers’ behaviors and patterns (corporates, merchants, consumers), and business performance.

Support design, build, and maintenance of ISW’s data and analytical infrastructure and systems
Identify and convert opportunities to create value form data and monetize company’s data assets
Drive innovation (utilize data to drive innovations that differentiate the company within the market)
Drive development of quality deliverables/reports (i.e. implement reporting outline and frequency agreed with the GMD) to DCEOs, Chiefs and External Stakeholders (e.g. corporate and merchant customers within company’s network
Support engagement with the Board, the GMD, DCEOs and External Stakeholders
Support progress meetings / status updates with executive and senior management
Develop a data analytics team with data engineers and data scientists
Train staff in advanced data analytics capabilities and ensure know-how transfer to the overall organization
Lead and provide coaching & development, motivation and support to team members and interdisciplinary teams – i.e. provides honest and timely feedback to team, supports team development, etc.
Define governance framework for software and product development together with Senior Architects from appropriate architecture and workflow to technology and framework to coding across the organization
Develop, manage, mentor, and oversee the activities and capabilities of product and software team in the venture hub
Develop and mentor software architects across the different business divisions
Guide in defining development infrastructure platform processes which enhance consistency and efficiency of engineering teams’ software development practices.
Lead, support and provide guidance for any digital transformation initiative that helps to empower our employees and customers

Required Skills and Qualification

Candidates must possess:

▪ Relevant certifications (e.g. certified analytics professional – CAP, Cloudera Certified Associate (CCA) Data Analyst, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Data Management and Analytics, etc.)
▪ Professional knowledge of state-of-the art tools and methodologies
▪ Proven leadership skills of a full data team of engineers and scientists