Job in Lagos today for a Data Analyst Head

AA Racma is an international recruitment & HR consultancy company,
we are providing a wide range of recruitment and selection services to
local and international companies in Africa.
Our Team of dedicated
consultants offers businesses to get the right and best talent across
wide range of sectors and professions.

Africa is experiencing an economic boom in all sectors. It is a dynamic
as well as complex & diverse market. Our Specialized approach is
backed by deep understanding of all aspects of business and industry in
this challenging and growing market whilst retaining our global
standards in talent acquisition and HR services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Data Analyst
Job Description

  • Developing and implementing company strategy with respect to the
    collection, storage and analysis of data for pricing, operations, risk
    selection and marketing management purposes.
  • Defining business questions to be answered with appropriate
    analytics models, as well as identifying and preparing the relevant
    information/data sources for analysis.
  • Lead initiatives relating to the optimization of existing data bank
  • Lead initiatives relating to sales optimisation / enquiry rates (online as well as direct and email campaigns).
  • Fostering new data-driven approaches to generate business
    insight, using data analytics and information visualization, in order to
    address unanswered business problems in a proactive way.
  • Chart strategic direction of the company and assess company’s
    progress and achievements on a monthly basis using detailed analysis in
  • Validate, interpret and present data findings to both an expert
    and non-expert audience forecasting activities for the organisation
  • Developing and applying analytical methods and algorithms where
    possible, to drive enhancements and build data products that streamline
  • Developing a training program that improves management team’s
    understanding of and use of data to improve decision making across the
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Candidate Requirements

  • BA / BSc in Finance, Engineering, Strategy, Economics, Statistics or Data Science (2:1 and above)
  • MBA, Masters or Post Graduate degree in Finance, Strategy ,
    Economics, Statistics or Data Science (International degrees highly
  • 8+ years in progressively responsible experience in strategy and
    data analytics leadership roles, preferably in an Investment Bank,
    Corporate Finance, Management Consulting, Strategy Department of any
    FMCG, large Accounting firm, Software Development, Payments, ICT, or
    Telecommunication Company.
  • Leader and visionary with the ability to translate and explain
    complex models and VAS analytics to senior management, segment leaders,
    and external stakeholders
  • Innovative, forward thinker with a demonstrated competency in
    strategic thinking and leadership, as well as strong relationship
    management capabilities
  • Strong understanding of the mechanics of data structures
  • Knowledge of industry standards of payment and technology distribution policies
  • Ability to convert business strategy into action oriented objectives and measurable results
  • PC proficiency and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Power Point and Google applications is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with analytical data tools
  • Expertise in analytics that support pricing and product development
  • Experience using analytics to optimize channel marketing

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:

Application Deadline  8th October, 2016.

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