Data Jobs – Commercial Business Strategy Associate – 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 Commercial Business
Strategy Associate will join our rapidly growing team as we work to bring
affordable solar power to emerging markets in East Africa. The role will entail
working closely with the Chief Commercial Officer to collect, analyse and
report on commercial insights across the markets in which we work. The Business
Strategy Associate will be making data driven strategic project recommendations
to implement, as well as driving their rollout.
This position offers an incredible opportunity to work with
a team of business professionals and engineers and directly contribute to the
success of a Silicon Valley startup. Candidates must have a passion for
entrepreneurship, renewable energy and sustainable development in Frontier
As a Business Strategy Associate, you will be based in
Kampala, Uganda, working on critical projects with immediate impact and with
the opportunity to travel domestically to understand Fenix’s customer base.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Drive and test innovative data strategies to
improve overall customer experience
Develop operational solutions to implement
various strategies across the global commercial team
Design and develop interactive dashboards and
reports to make key strategic decisions that will impact the entire business
with the use of our data analytics and visualization software (Tableau)
Summarize insights of the data, and communicate
implications and strategic recommendations for customer experience improvements
and growth opportunities
Identify and communicate areas for continual
improvement of service levels and staffing models for the call center;
recommend and initiate process improvements
Identify cost reduction strategies whilst
maintaining an excellent customer experience
Develop and create reports on global commercial

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the Fenix Commercial Business
Strategy Associate job must hold a Bachelor’s degree
Three years minimum work experience in data
analysis/ science/ statistics/ financial analysis, etc
Excellent Excel, SQL and Tableau skills
Leadership and project management experience: we
are looking for entrepreneurial candidates who have started or contributed
significantly to a particular project, team, or new company and we especially
value candidates who have seen projects through from start to finish, from
design to scale up phase
A solid team player who’s also an independent
A robust analytical skill-set, endless curiosity
and a desire to think the outside the box
Deadline driven, organized and able to
Education and work experience Experience with
survey design, analysis, and interpretation of qualitative and quantitative
Commitment to live and work in East Africa for
at least 1-2 years
Outstanding written and verbal communications
skills (English)
Desired Skills
Experience with data analysis and visualization
software tools.
Proficiency with a statistical analysis program
(e.g., STATA, R)
SQL knowledge and experience
Tableau knowledge and experience
Experience in analyzing financial repayment,
ideally microfinance
Education and/or work experience in the
developing world, ideally East Africa
Master’s degree
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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