Data Analyst Job Opportunities – SolarNow

Job Title:        Data Analyst
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
SolarNow is an asset financing company that sells high quality solar
product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company
started in 2011 and has since opened 46 branches throughout Uganda, employs
around 600 people.
Job Summary: The Data
Analyst should be 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. This position will report to the Financial
Key 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
  • 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
  • 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, mine 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 various teams and leaders can leverage it to improve and streamline
    their processes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the SolarNow Data
    Analyst job vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree from any accredited
    university or college in mathematics, statistics, computer science,
    information technology or related field. Possession of a Master’s degree in Business Information
    Systems, Computer Science, Economics, Information Management, Mathematics,
    Statistics, Data Science and Analytics is desired
  • Work experience as data analyst or in a
    related field.
  • Three to five years of 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
  • Ability to use vast statistical analysis
    packages i.e. Stata, SPSS, Epi-Data
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their motivation letters and updated CVs to:
Deadline: 5th January 2018
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