Research and Insights Supervisor (Data Jobs) – National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

 

Job
Title:        
 Research
and Insights Supervisor (Data Jobs)

Organisation: National
Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:  Strategy Services Manager

 

About US:

National Social
Security Fund (NSSF) is positioning itself to be the Social Security Provider
of Choice in Uganda. With our shared purpose of being the Social Security
Provider of choice, providing exceptional customer service and better
operations with a workforce that is well motivated and skilled.

 

Job Summary:  The Research and Insights Supervisor will be
responsible for collecting, analyzing, interpreting, reporting, and managing
research data in order to develop valuable strategic insights for The Fund. The
core role is to keep The Fund’s eyes and ears on the pulse of change within the
business environment, picking up weak signals on economic, customer,
technology, and industry trends.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
National
and regional trend analysis by overseeing the Fund’s partnerships with regional
and national research data providers (such as UBOS, Financial Sector Deepening
Project etc, Bank of Uganda) and presenting the insights for adoption in the
development and/or review of the Fund’s business strategy

·       
Oversee
the Fund’s partnerships with global research data providers (such as Fitch) and
present the insights for adoption in the development and/or review of the
Fund’s business strategy.

·       
Take the
lead in conducting customer and stakeholder surveys to ensure an effective
loop-back into the long-term strategy of the Fund.

·       
Organize
and store research data in a manner that is convenient for quick reference for
key stakeholders’ use in presentations, analysis, and planning. The scope
should include relevant market and industry data (e.g. bank, telecoms,
insurance performance and KPIs).

·       
Take the
lead in shaping The Fund as a Centre of Excellence by preparing
thought-provoking research, papers, and presentations for dissemination by the
MD and DMD. You will also coordinate and manage in-bound and out-bound
benchmarking exercises and research projects.

·       
Support
the department in the execution of its “business as usual” operations and
occasional ad hoc assignments

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Research and Insights
Supervisor job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in an
area of numerical bias (Statistics, Business, Economics and any other related
degree.

·       
A
professional qualification in an analysis and/or analytics field is of added
advantage

·       
A
minimum of three years of experience working in an applied research
environment; experience in economics, business analysis, or Quantitative
sciences.

·       
Ability
to manipulate large, complex data sets using a variety of analytical tools
(e.g. SPSS, SAS, Excel, R/Rstudio, etc.), including the use of relational
databases

·       
Strong
spreadsheet skills and ability to use BI software tools

·       
Ability
to perform statistical analysis

·       
 Strong Presentation Skills

·       
Comfortable
interacting with seniors and peers

·       
 Strong self-leadership

·       
Proactive

·       
Critical
thinker

·       
 Comfortable with ambiguity

·       
Strategic
Thinker

·       
Strong
writing, verbal, and presentation skills

·       
Strong
organization skills – multi-task, plan for time and resources

 

How to Apply:

All interested
individuals should send copies of academic credentials, application letters and
detailed CV addressed to the Head of Human Resources & Administration to
recruitment@nssfug.org for registration and onward transmission.

 

NB: Please note that canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic
disqualification of the candidate.

 

Deadline: 21st August 2020

 

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