Business Analytics Business Partner Job in Kenya

Business Analytics Business Partner
Main Purpose of the Role: To ensure that the East Africa region / business units are supported in terms of Existing and New Information requirements to enable rapid, accurate assessments of actual and potential threats and opportunities within the micro and macro environments within which the business operates. 

Provide Key insights as requested as well as proactively looking at opportunities and process / productivity improvements across the business. 


The individual will maintain key relationships with Senior Management positions and ensure that all informational requirements are meeting expectations in terms of relevance and accuracy.

The individual will also ensure that CII standards, documents and process are adhered to across the Corporate Office and the East Africa region/business units for consistency and that all work is always created for the greater business, communicated and shared.  

This person must be capable of fulfilling an adhoc advisory/consulting role to the business in order to maximize key business areas.

Key Outputs include:

  • Lead Analytics Capability in the Corporate Office and/or East Africa region/business units
  • Manage customer expectations in terms of delivery and communication
  • Communicate analytics results by constructing a storyline that can be easily understood across the business
  • Mentoring of Data Insights Analysts
  • Be able to concisely convey business requirements to the Information Analyst team and sign-off and UAT the final delivery to the customer
  • Design and own best practice and methodology for campaign measurement, post campaign analysis and business casing of new initiatives
  • Perform exploratory data analysis to identify relationships in high-dimensional data
  • Work closely with CII divisions on data management initiatives to drive collection and validation of required data to enable analytics
  • Build dashboards and reports that can effectively translate data into insights
  • Establish rapport with key stakeholders at theCorporate Office and/or East Africaregion/business units to demonstrate value of analytics
  • Working with external intelligence providers, marketing, research, to extract relevant data for marketing decision-making
  • Benchmarking and tracking success metrics to show return on investment
  • Work collaboratively and build relationships with external clients and internal management across the organization
  • Ensure exposure and usage of new Information sources for the Regions and Countries
  • Promote self-service for Corporate Office and/or East Africaregion/business units
(Personal capabilities which are critical to the production of quality outputs)

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, MIS, and/or equivalent work related experience. 
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in a Management Support role function
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in Analytics and being able to portray a worthy storyline from the analyzed data and information to management
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing direct reports
  • The person should have at least 3 years’ experience in Telecom/FMCG.
  • Cross functional exposure in other Business areas like Finance
  • Strong statistical knowledge and analytical rigor to ensure accuracy and relevance of data.
  • Very strong PowerPoint Skills
  • Very strong Excel Skills
Functional Competencies
  • Proven ability to manage stakeholders and prioritize projects
  • Extensive knowledge in Business Analytics and the presentation thereof
  • Has a good understanding of Technology and BI techniques.
  • Excellent communication, presentation & influencing skills
  • Ability to Provide insights and defend findings convincingly
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders 
Behavioural Competencies
  • Excellent communication skills including facilitation of groups toward deliverables
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain vast network of professional relationships
  • Stakeholder management
  • Strong business acumen
  • Managerial and leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Project management skills
  • Strong management and leadership skills with a proactive management style
Qualified candidates to send their CVs to on or before 17th June 2016

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