Data Analyst Job in Nairobi – Rattan Direct & Lifestyle Furniture

Company: Rattan Direct & Lifestyle Furniture

Job Title: Business / Data Analyst

Industry: E-Commerce Online Retail Business

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive

Rattan Direct & Lifestyle Furniture is looking to hire a Business / Data Analyst who will work across and in teams to identify and transform business needs into solutions.

You will work on projects for new needs as well as operations to improve current processes within the Data Governance framework.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Conducting research, capturing, harnessing, and analysing data to develop your and our knowledge to enable you to suggest methods for Rattan Direct to improve our practices and processes.
  • Provide documentation and process that positively impacts operational excellence which is the core driver for the business.
  • Track and analyse business trends and make appropriate recommendations, working cross-functionally with colleagues across the business to deliver multiple projects that will help us transform our business. This will involve working with complex and varied data sets from multiple sources to ensure that data is structured, optimized and managed to the highest standards.
  • Communicate and demonstrate a mastery of the Data Governance process to align data sources and metrics around business goals and create clear, actionable reports and suggestions to allow the business to make good decisions efficiently and effectively.
  • Building a strong data culture across the business to aid in a better understanding of performance and ultimately to improve operations going forward. As a Business/Data Analyst you will have an immediate impact to the way data is identified, governed, transformed, trusted and consumed. The role will involve the securing and collection data from multiple sources to enable easy and continuous analysis using BI data systems putting high quality data into the hands of the relevant teams.
  • The Business/Data Analyst will work across and in teams to identify and transform business needs into solutions. You will work on projects for new needs as well as operations to improve current processes within the Data Governance framework.

Skills required

  • A solid background in Business Intelligence with both an understanding of the concepts and the delivery of multiple projects
  • A high level of mathematical ability.
  • Programming languages, such as SQL, Oracle and Python.
  • The ability to analyse, model and interpret data.
  • Logical and creative thinking skills. You can approach a problem, applying logic and creativity.
  • The ability to plan work and meet deadlines.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Experience with BI Data Presentation tools, such as Qlik Sense and Power BI as well has advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Great Data Visualization & Presentation Skills
  • ETL conceptual and delivery knowledge
  • Experience of Data Modelling and Warehousing
  • Experience of Data Integration between software platforms (cloud based via API’s or direct between DB/Hybrids)
  • Comfortable with manipulating and analysing large datasets including data cleansing to provide insight to the business
  • Ability to understand and consolidate disparate information sources into summary metrics and report on them
  • Ability to influence without direct authority;
  • Excellent English skills (spoken and written);

This role would be ideal for a self-starter as this is a new role to the company and will need considerable set-up within the company working directly with the COO.

Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in business/data analysis or equivalent;
  • Experience working in a retail company
  • Worked as a sole analyst in a company or in a small team.
  • Have previous experience of working on data platforms and business intelligence solutions (e.g QlikView/Power BI)
  • Advanced/Expert Excel skills for large and multiple data set manipulation & reporting

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field.

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria kindly email your testimonials with the job title as the reference to recruitment@lifestylefurniture.co.uk

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: May 14, 2022 — 8:54 pm