Manager Business Analytics Non-profit Jobs – Joint Medical Store (JMS)

Job Title:     Manager Business Analytics
Organisation: Joint
Medical Store (JMS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a
Church founded private not for profit organization whose mission is to supply
medicines, medical equipment and related health care services of assured
quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices.
Job Summary: The Manager
Business Analytics will lead and spearhead the use of business data and
statistical methods to provide insight into business performance and suggest
areas and methods of improving operations. The position holder shall implement
and oversee the various business analytics dimensions and present insights and
recommendations to management for decision making and strategic planning.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Spearhead
    the designing, developing, implementing and maintaining of an excel based
    and other appropriate business analytics systems, plans, processes,
    research tools for JMS and customers
  • Review
    and improve the quality of existing databases and metadata, methods of collecting
    it and the degree to which it will provide good data for the business
    analytics system and develop data warehouses, data marts, data streams and
    interfaces across the organisation as well as protocols and update manuals
    for smooth functioning of the data management system
  • Develop
    theories of change for key activities and projects and design business
    analytics plans and systems, identify key performance parameters for new
    activities and projects and ensure their effective use by staff, partners
    and stakeholders as necessary.
  • Develop
    appropriate monitoring, tracking and reporting systems, tools and
    templates that enhance monitoring of outputs and generate evidence results
    and promote and ensure use of data for decision-making processes across
    the organisation
  • Initiate
    and lead regular reviews of the business analytics system and implement
    the necessary changes to existing and future programmes
  • Build
    capacity of staff in process monitoring, progress tracking and validation
    based on objectives, indicators, metrics and target and use of such
    information in decision making and reporting
  • Undertake
    regular outreaches to MOH, NDA, customers, partners, branches, outlets to
    glean data and information for business intelligence
  • Work
    closely with the communication office in preparing and disseminating
    results, best practices and success stories
  • Lead
    and coordinate assessment and evaluations of activities and projects
  • Prepare
    and present management reports and updates and other data reports (tables,
    charts, narratives, visuals) at regular intervals and ad hoc as needed to
    respond to requests for information, inputs to work plans and semi-annual
    reports, and other internal and external data analysis and reporting
  • Take
    the lead in conducting continuous data analysis of enterprise/business
    performance from administrative data and produce cross-sectional reports
    and information to management reflecting trends, patterns, and other
    business variables including but not limited to sales and profitability
  • Manage
    database to facilitate timely information updates, data quality assurance,
    sharing of information and learning, and data use for decision-making
  • Provide
    analytical expertise with regards to identifying and confirming patterns
    and trends in data, understanding the economics of various processes,
    strategies and activities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Masters degree in Public Health, Statistics,
    Economics, Information Systems, Business Management or Master of Business
    Administration (Finance).
  • Three
    (3) to five (5) years of direct job experience doing data analysis within
    similar organisations or in the health related field
  • Proven
    experience from private sector or similar organisation in leading,
    coordinating and managing business analytics systems to produce analysis
    related to enterprise economics
  • Strong
    knowledge of data quality assurance, analysis and reporting.
  • Previous
    experience with monitoring and evaluation systems and frameworks for
    development programs, including developing performance indicators, data
    collection and analysis systems and tools.
  • High
    level of competency in managing data and information.
  • Very Strong analytical skills.
  • Certified advanced excel skills is required with the ability
    to create excel based tools using formulas, pivot tables, create graphs
  • Highly adept with data analysis, presentation,
  • Strong writing skills and experience with
    producing technical reports requi
  • Understanding of statistical software and data
    management required.
  • Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and
  • Ability to see patterns in data and understand
    the cause and effect.
  • Excellent English writing and verbal
    communication sk
  • Detail-oriented and hard-working.
  • Ability to collaborate well on a team while
    also taking initiative to complete assigned tasks with high competence.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to communicate respectfully in a
    multi-cultural environment
  • Able to work remotely with a geographically
    dispersed team.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified an
interested candidates are invited to send their resumes, copies of academic
certificates, testimonials and three (3) referees including their day time
telephone contact and email address.
Please forward your
applications to:
Manager, Human Resources and
Joint Medical Store,
P. O. Box 4501, Kampala.
Email to:
‘OR hand deliver your
application to Joint Medical Store (JMS), Plot 1828 Gogonya Road, Nsambya’
Deadline: 19th April 2018 by 5:00pm
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