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Senior Manager, Analytics

KOKO Networks

KOKO Networks

Data Science
Nairobi, Kenya
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024
About KOKO Networks
KOKO Networks is a venture-backed climate-tech company with 1,800+ employees across East Africa, India, and the United Kingdom. Our mission is to imagine and deliver technology that improves life in the world’s fastest growing cities. We offer a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment with significant opportunities for professional growth. Our core lines of business currently include: (1) KOKO Fuel, an ultra-clean liquid bioethanol cooking fuel solution delivered via a network of smart fuel ATMs and leveraging existing downstream liquid fuels infrastructure; and (2) KOKO Climate, which retails the emissions reductions that occur from switching households from deforestation-based charcoal to KOKO Fuel. In 2021, KOKO was selected as the world’s leading emerging markets climate technology solution by FT/IFC.
As the Senior Manager - Analytics, you will deliver key business insights to guide commercial and operating strategy by developing metrics, dashboards and analyses. You will lead a team of analysts integrated through the business.

What You Will Do

  • Work closely with business units to gain a thorough understanding of their set-up, needs, processes and technology
  • Build models to identify trends, forecast performance, and identify improvements to company strategy, products, and operations across business areas
  • Design, run and communicate data-driven insights that influence commercial and operating strategy
  • Design and prepare company dashboards and other key stakeholder reporting
  • Design and develop automation tools to streamline day-to-day activities
  • Ensure consistency, accuracy and overall integrity of business metrics
  • Develop and maintain analytics documentation, training material, best practices and overall data toolkit
  • Lead, train and develop a cross functional team of analysts

What You Will Bring to KOKO

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Computer Science, Math/Statistics, Engineering, or Business
  • 12+ years of experience in a data analysis, consulting or other quantitatively rigorous role
  • Strong background in people management and having built successful high performing teams in their previous roles
  • Strong aptitude for project management, including ability to balance and rebalance priorities, clarify stakeholder requirements, lead cross-functional efforts, pay keen attention to detail and keep deliverables on schedule
  • Familiarity & facility with analytics platforms such as Tableau, Domo, or Looker
  • Coding experience in SQL, Python, Excel, and advanced statistical methods
  • Well developed communication skills, especially on technical subjects, adaptable to suit business and engineering audiences as appropriate
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced, high-growth environment, ideally with prior experience at a growth-stage startup or multinational corporate as a data leader and business partner
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to bridge gaps across cultures and backgrounds
  • Unquestionable integrity and ability to embed company culture and values within teams
KOKO is committed to gender and racial diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply!