Team Member, Advanced Analytics at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)


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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa's leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Member, Advanced Analytics

Location: Lagos (Head Office), Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • Our ideal candidate must have strong knowledge of data management, visualization techniques, statistical analysis, predictive, prescriptive, and descriptive modelling, and advanced business intelligence tools/concepts (Python, SQL/PLSQL/TSQL, Power BI, R Language, etc.) Also, a good understanding of cloud computing is an added advantage.
  • In addition, he/she must have the ability to analyze data and make informed business insights, a team player with effective communication and organizational skills.

Job Objective(s)

  • Identify unique business challenges and match these challenges with relevant data and resources, establish processes with growth capacity and institutionalize analytics to ensure key decision-makers have access to actionable results.
  • Business Insight and Analytics.

Responsibilities

  • Building models based on what is obtained on descriptive pattern.
  • Providing estimations based on data trends.
  • Provide recommendations based on what happened in the past.
  • Use of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Use of Intelligence Algorithms to build up insightful engaging customers’ needs.
  • Generating large databases from various sources of structured and unstructured data.
  • Analyze data and generate statistical information to identify trends and patterns.
  • Provide recommendations on how to apply analytics to extract business-critical insights, and data visualization is key. 
  • Develop interactive dashboards that combine visuals with real-time data.
  • Reporting the results back to the relevant members of the business for necessary insights.
  • Building scalable machine learning pipelines and using feature engineering and optimization methods to improve data set performance.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Interpret and analyze data problems.
  • Conceive, plan and prioritize data projects.
  • Build analytic systems and predictive models.
  • Test performance of data-driven products.
  • Visualize data and create reports.
  • Experiment with new models and techniques.
  • Align data projects with organizational goals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in any field. 
  • Master’s Degree or a professional qualification will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Knowledge / Skills Required:

  • Extensive knowledge of the bank’s policies and products
  • Microsoft Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpretation of business needs into operational requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of business intelligence tools.
  • Good understanding of Analytical trends and solutions in use in the Nigerian Banking Industry
  • Knowledge of the business environment
  • Strong relationship and Analytical skills management
  • Advanced interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Good understanding of machine learning
  • Knowledge of data management and visualization techniques
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and predictive modelling
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A business mind-set

Tools Required:

  • Python
  • SQL/PLSQL/TSQL
  • Power Bi
  • R (added advantage)
  • Azure data bricks (added advantage)
  • Azure data factory (added advantage)
  • Azure synapse (added advantage)

What we expect from you:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What you should expect from us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online