Lagos, Nigeria
2d ago

Job Description

  • Recruit, train and lead a team of data scientists;
  • Have responsibility for the company’s data science strategy;
  • Establish new systems and processes and look for opportunities to improve the flow of data;
  • Evaluate new and emerging technologies;
  • Represent the company at external events and conferences;
  • Build and develop relationships with clients;
  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify issues and use data to propose solutions for effective decision making;
  • Build algorithms and design experiments to merge, manage, interrogate and extract data to supply tailored reports to colleagues, customers or the wider organisation;
  • Use machine learning tools and statistical techniques to produce solutions to problems;
  • Test data mining models to select the most appropriate ones for use on a project;
  • Maintain clear and coherent communication, both verbal and written, to understand data needs and report results;
  • Create clear reports that tell compelling stories about how customers or clients work with the business;
  • Assess the effectiveness of data sources and data-gathering techniques and improve data collection methods;
  • Horizon scan to stay up to date with the latest technology, techniques and methods;
  • Conduct research from which you'll develop prototypes and proof of concepts;
  • Look for opportunities to use insights / datasets / code / models across other functions in the organisation (for example in the collections and marketing departments); and

    Stay curious and enthusiastic about using algorithms to solve problems and enthuse others to see the benefit of your work.


    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

    Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Extensive experience with data warehouse reporting systems using Power BI report writing.
  • Advanced skills in Excel.
  • Strong mathematical skills, with the ability to organize, analyze and disseminate large volumes of data with a high focus on attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively.

  • A pragmatic approach to problem solving with strong decision-making skills
  • Solid MSSQL experience : - 2016 or above; T-SQL
  • Tabular model cubes / DAX language
  • An analytical mind set.
  • Data modelling.
  • Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Relevant work experience, with a focus on business analysis.
  • Experience in working within the financial industry.
  • Able to manage a body of work with shifting priorities.
  • Professional curiosity.
  • Additional Information

    Application deadline is September 30th, 2021

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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