Business Analyst Job in Nairobi, Kenya (300K)

Job Title: Business Analyst – AppSheet

Job Industry: Renewable Energy

Location: Nairobi

Reporting: Head of Management Information Systems (MIS)

Gross Salary: 250K – 300k

Our client is a neutral distributor of a wide range of solar products.

They seek to hire a dynamic and competent individual to fill in the position of Business Analyst.

Business Analyst Job Responsibilities

  • Document user information on existing & new business requirements, rules & processes to be used for building new apps, training & operating manuals.
  • Facilitating discussions with relevant parties on business process improvements & advising on possible solutions
  • Work with users, management & external consultants to design optimal workflows, data structures and Apps.
  • Clearly document Product Backlog items to be developed.
  • Prioritise the product backlog to best achieve company goals and missions; Facilitate discussions with users and management to prioritise, Coordinate team activities & manage timelines, Effective stakeholder engagement to keep work on track
  • Communicating timeously on progress and to flag any material issues.
  • Ensuring that the full team understands items in the Product Backlog to the level needed and that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all.
  • Building new Apps and enhancing existing apps within the AppSheet environment.
  • Working with management and/or external consultants on any database changes and system integrations, where needed.
  • Test app enhancements, new apps and integrations to ensure they are fit for purpose
  • Provide support & training on the tools, technologies and systems used by the company
  • Monitor data accuracy and initiate corrections with relevant business owners, as needed.
  • Write SQL queries to extract needed information.
  • Design & build management information dashboards and/or reports from time to time, using tools such as Google Data Studio, Google Sheets, MSExcel.
  • Document existing & new information outputs. Create ‘how-to’ guides – explaining how they work and the methods for generating them

Qualifications for the Business Analyst Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field preferred A CPA(K) holder
  • 4-5 years’ experience as a product owner, business analyst, or related role
  • In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up-to-date on industry standards and best practices.
  • Certification for Product Ownership or general Agile methodology preferred but not required.
  • Excellent computer literacy.
  • Highly skilled in Google Apps (Google Sheets, Docs, Data Studio, etc.).
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of programming.
  • Working knowledge of MySQL (ability to write basic SQL statements & clauses).
  • Excellent data wrangler (able to quickly clean & organize a data set)
  • Highly organized with some experience coordinating and/or managing projects preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Fluent in Swahili not essential, but an advantage.
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working with multiple and diverse teams – in-house and remote; internal and external – and able to build strong interpersonal relationships.

How to Apply:

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Business Analyst – AppSheet) to on or before Saturday 17th March 2018.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the short listing process.

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Updated: March 13, 2018 — 4:53 pm