Vacant Position: Data Analyst Manager

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Retail

Our client, MAJID AL FUTTAIM CARREFOUR, is the largest franchisee of French giant retail group CARREFOUR, 2nd retailer across the world.

The Middle East based group is currently operating more than 140 Hypermarkets and Supermarkets in 15 countries, with more than 25 000 employees from 70 nationalities.

They are seeking to recruit a Data Analyst Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

Bring analytics into BAU

  • Thought partner of use case squads on the ground
  • Use case squad member supporting across the different stages of a use case (managing process of defining impact & process of setting up implementation plans, etc.)
  • Communication link between tech and business roles (ensuring all communications flows seamlessly)
  • Responsible for following best practices in product management: MRD, PRD, defining user stories, epics
  • Leverage data to draw insights and enhance daily decision making (e.g. utilize GCR, market benchmarks, market trends)
  • Help colleagues best use data in their day to day work through improving their awareness of data available and generating insights from data

Surface ideas

  • Develop a clear understanding of the business’s strategic needs
  • Prioritize highest impact initiatives in alignment with the MAF strategy
  • Articulate business needs to technical colleagues in order to find the best analytical solutions to address the problem
  • Generating insights within a squad
  • Identify and gather data from the business to be used for the use case analysis/modelling
  • Collaborate with squad members (e.g. business partners, data engineers, data scientists) to solve and deliver the use case
  • Communicate the insights generated with appropriate recommendations to business stakeholders

Delivering Insights

  • Escalate issues that will hinder the delivery of the use case
  • Ensure last mile execution based on the use case insights, collaborating with key stakeholders across the business and driving tool adoption

Definition of Success

  • Timely completion of use cases
  • Instilling analytics driven mind-set in the Bus

Behavioral Competencies

  • Understands business context and needs, generates and crystallizes ideas
  • Structures complex problems, leveraging analytics and business context in problem solving
  • Demonstrates analytical savviness, with a proven ability to make data driven decision
  • Drives stakeholder alignment on complex issues, removing bottlenecks throughout use case life cycle
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, developing MVP’s in a “test and learn” environment
  • Communicates in a structured and synthesized manner

Functional / Technical Competencies

  • R, SAS, Advanced Excel, PowerPoint
  • Analytics

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or relevant to the role
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration is preferred
  • Degree in a quantitative subject preferred (Analytics, Engineering, Math, Statistics)

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum 6 years in the related managerial function
  • Preferably 2+ years in the retail business or closely related industry

Position Competencies, Skills, Personality & Knowledge

  • Demonstrated high level skills in management (experienced communicator, proven ability to build capacity and develop stakeholder engagement) of a large and complex organization
  • Analytics (Should be able to bridge the business and tech)
  • Ability to deal with people from diverse backgrounds

How to Apply

To apply, send your CV to by 24th January 2020.

N.B. Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for placement