Data Analyst Job Opportunities – Fenix International

Organisation: Fenix
International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Fenix International
is a for-profit corporation and the creator of affordable, Pay-To-Own renewable
energy products that empower those living off-grid. Over 34m people in Uganda
are off-grid, which equates to 6.2m households who have no access to power and
instead depend on kerosene for light and local businesses for phone charging.
To address this, Fenix International has developed ReadyPay, a new Pay-To-Own
Solar Power System. Coming in a range of kits, ReadyPay Power Systems are
designed to provide clean light, phone charging, entertainment and more for
those living off-grid.
Job Summary: The
Data Analyst will be responsible for analyzing a broad range of data as well as
manage database and inform of data gaps. In this fast-paced startup culture,
the successful candidate will be expected to come up with innovative and daring
solutions to new problems and to take ownership over a wide range of
responsibilities. The Data Analyst will report directly to the head of
Business Development and Strategy department.
This position offers
an incredible opportunity to work with a dynamic team of business development
professionals and to directly contribute to the success of the Fumba Team
startup. Candidates must have a passion for entrepreneurship, renewable energy
and sustainable development in Frontier Markets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Data management and
process optimization
·       
Work
with the software team to design, build and support critical ETL pipelines
·       
Contribute
to the identification of data analysis functionalities needs and the
architecture of data reports in the business Management Information System
(MIS)
·       
Develop
and manage the team’s databases, develop dynamic visual dashboards, graphs, and
reports easily interpretable and accessible
·       
Troubleshoot
database issues
·       
Evaluate
internal systems for efficiency, problems, and inaccuracies, developing and
maintaining protocols for handling, processing, and cleaning data
Business data
analysis
·       
Clean,
mine, extract, collate and analyze large and complex datasets, using
statistical techniques where appropriate, to uncover trends, patterns,
relationships, and draw valid inferences using BI Analytics tools such as
Tableau
·       
Create
and perform sophisticated and robust SQL queries to gather reporting data for
business development and strategy purposes
·       
Use data
to monitor the health of the business and keep stakeholders apprised of key
metrics and insights. Filter and “clean” data to predict performance indicators
·       
Design
randomized, controlled experiments to understand levers available to improve
customer segmentation, repayment, retention, etc.
·       
Perform
analyses, with statistical tools as appropriate to evaluate the impact of
pilots and other interventions
·       
Leverage
a variety of internal and external data sources, such as Google forms surveys,
qualitative interviews, the team MIS and other external data-sets to help Fumba
grow its business and maximise its impact
Team, Strategy and
Leadership
·       
Train
team members on data tools/skills to grow data capacity and culture at Fenix
·       
Stay
informed of best practice and technological developments in order to recognize
improvement opportunities and articulate the potential benefits these could
bring to the role
·       
Gain
support and buy-in for proposed improvements from key internal stakeholders;
communicate key insights to different interest groups in a compelling way



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·       
The
applicant for the Fenix International Data Analyst – Clean Cooking job must
hold a Degree in computer science, statistics, or a related field
·       
Three
years of  proven experience in business
data analysis
·       
Strong
SQL languages skills, comfortable writing queries, data processing scripts, and
understanding data structures
·       
Advanced
quantitative analysis skills and proficiency in Excel, including most Excel
add-ons, and the capacity to build outstanding charts, diagrams and dashboards
·       
Proficiency
in Tableau or similar BI analytics tools skills
·       
A robust
analytical skill-set, endless curiosity and a desire to think outside the box
·       
Keen eye
for detail and investigation abilities
·       
Demonstrated
expertise in strategic analysis to inform decisions
·       
Sense of
adventure and willingness to dive in, think big, and execute with a team
·       
Experience
as a collaborative, hands-on team player and eagerness to learn new tools and /
or roll-up sleeves to get the job done,
·       
Deadline-driven,
organized and able to multitask
·       
Outstanding
written and verbal communication skills (English)
·       
Demonstrate
passion for Fenix’s mission, values and customers
·       
Thrives
on teamwork
·       
Commitment
to live and work in East Africa
·       
Strong
Python skills and/or working knowledge of Python in a data analytics/science
capacity
·       
Proficiency
with statistical analysis programs such as STATA
·       
Financial
and policy analysis skills will be appreciated
·       
Experience
in designing and conducting qualitative and quantitative research
·       
Education
and/or work experience in the developing world, ideally East Africa
·       
Experience
working with last-mile customers in Africa,
·       
Demonstrated
entrepreneurial or entrepreneurial experience inside a larger company
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join Fenix in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the
link below.
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