Data Analytics Fellow
Babban Gona Farmer Services
Lagos, Nigeria
5d ago
source : Skoll Foundation

We work with low-income smallholder farmers that are often outside the formal economy. There is limited to no data on these groups in most standard data repositories e.

g. demographic data, addresses, asset ownership / land title information; even telephone history is often non-existent. Consequently, it is extremely difficult for potential investors / entrepreneurs / partners to make smart, data-

driven business decisions when working in these areas. Fortunately, over the last several years of operations, Babban Gona has collected a significant amount of data on our farmer members.

We have deep roots in these communities and we know the farmers intimately well.

Our Data Analytics Fellow will work across the business to convert our data bank to useful insights. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Track business performance in real-time using data visualization tools such as Tableau.
  • Review and analyze large data sets from multiple internal and external sources.
  • Conduct data extraction, consolidation, preparation, analysis and presentation of results.
  • Perform correlations, regressions and other analysis that provides key business insights
  • Conduct predictive forecasts that improve business decision making.
  • Ability to design, implement and iterate machine learning models from prototypes to production will be fantastic.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Engineering or any other related field.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in data analytics, business intelligence or data science.
  • Proficiency in real-time data visualization tools preferably Tableau.
  • Proficiency in SQL, Excel and one or more statistical tools like R, SAS, VBA, SPSS. Familiarity with statistical techniques such as predictive modeling, regression, cluster analysis, factor analysis, multivariate statistics and neural networks. etc.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, positive attitude and a constant willingness to learn.
  • Passionate, driven individual with an ability to achieve results through teamwork and collaborative approaches.

    We welcome applications to our Fellows Program on a rolling basis and will match candidate skills and interests with business requirements.

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