Company Description

We are a for profit social business with Dutch origins, passionate about transforming lives by providing high quality solar energy and financing solutions in East Africa.

Job description

We’re looking to add a detail oriented, methodical and collaborative data analyst to our growing team of driven professionals. As a data analyst, you will play a key role in our organization.Your primary goal will be to leverage data from our MIS, communicate your findings to help us make smarter, data-backed business decisions. The position will report to the Financial Controller.

Data and MIS Analyst Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create models that depict company-wide trends and dashboards that represent the state of the business.
  • Perform testing and validation of data sets.
  • Monitor and audit data quality.
  • Analyze data and develop reports from company MIS and make recommendations to management and other relevant stake holders.
  • Provide quality assurance of imported data.
  • Managing and designing data and information according to guidelines.
  • Work closely with the MIS team in identifying and revising reporting requirements.
  • Liaise with internal and external clients to fully understand data content.
  • Prepare reports for internal and external audiences using business analytics reporting tools.
  • Provide sector and competitor bench marking and analyze large data sets, draw valid inferences and present them successfully to management using a reporting tool.
  • Determine the meaning of data and explain how teams and leaders can leverage it to improve and streamline their process.

Data Analyst Job Requirements and Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree from any accredited university or college in mathematics, statistics, computer science, information technology or related field.
  • At least 3-5 years of work experience as a data analyst or in a related field.
  • Strong analytical capabilities.
  • Expert with Microsoft Excel and various business intelligence and analytical tools.
  • High level written and verbal Communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience.
  • Excellent leadership, collaboration and project management skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Willingness to make decisions and solve problems.
  • Ability to use vast statistical analysis packages i.e Stata, SPSS, Epi-Data

Job Qualifications

Academic qualifications:

A Masters in Business information systems, OR computer science OR Economics OR Information Management  OR Mathematics and Statistics. Data Science and Analytics.

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