I &M Bank Business Translator Job in Kenya

I &M Bank Limited (a regional Bank with a fast growing branch network around the country) is looking to set up a Digital factory to drive its digital strategy.

The Digital factory will work under a special function hived off from the day to day operations and will collaborate with different functions of the Bank to deliver solutions that are customer centric in design and that will radically simplify business requirements and scale fast to full utilization using a clean sheet approach to deliver the desired value.

The Bank is looking to recruit a competent and highly motivated individual for the following position:

BUSINESS TRANSLATOR

REF: BT/5/2018

JOB SUMMARY: The role holder will act as a link between core analytics team and business team, and will be responsible for assembling a team of experts, setting requirements, and establishing communications between business team and analytics team.

The position will also be responsible for identifying scenarios where analytics can add value and proposing general approaches to do so. Building work plans that incorporate the challenges and specifics of analytical projects as well as synthesizing complex analytics-driven insights into easy-to-understand and actionable recommendations

THE KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES FOR THE ROLE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

The role will report to the Analytics Lead and will be responsible for:

  • Defining the business problem to be solved in an analytical language.
  • Leveraging known use cases and ‘the art of the possible’ to define the work plan.
  • Confirming the applicability of use cases before launching the effort with experts.
  • Identifying the data requirements needed to execute all of the possible modeling techniques

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

EXPERIENCE

  • Business experience is required: project management experience with exposure to the top management is highly desirable
  • Analytical experience and/or academic background is highly desirable, for example in big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, etc.
  • Experience in coding is highly desirable
  • Experience in visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI) is highly desirable
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively
  • Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment

KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of statistical techniques, data mining, machine learning (log regression, decision trees, clustering, random forests, generalized linear models, etc.) – no deep specific expertise in each is required, but overview of the existing tools is needed
  • Knowledge of R/Python is a plus

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Independent, trustworthy and charismatic with absolute integrity.
  • Good measure of creativity, social competence and ability to work in a team
  • Entrepreneurial and a “can do attitude”
  • High energy levels, stress resistance and cultural openness will be therefore highly valued
  • Strong communication skills in dealing with leadership, key clients, business partners and teams

QUALIFICATION

  • Degree in quantitative field like Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related field is desirable
  • Degree in Economics, Business or related field is also a plus

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you meet the above requirements, please CLICK HERE to send your application together with comprehensive curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, present position, salary expectations and names and contacts of three referees.

Your application should reach the address below as soon as possible but not later than 20th May 2018.

Please quote reference number followed by the position applied for in the application.



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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

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Economics and Statistics, ICT and Technology

Updated: May 14, 2018 — 7:16 am
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