Fresher Data Jobs - Innovation Analyst and Coordinator at Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:            Innovation Analyst and Coordinator
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Innovation Manager

About US:
Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in emerging markets, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most. By combining the best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, and wealth, of underserved communities.

Job Summary: The Innovation Analyst and Coordinator will be tasked with data analysis and project management. The ideal candidate is highly analytical, passionate about data, detail oriented, a problem solver and a multi-tasker. As the Analyst and Coordinator, you will work across teams to support the implementation of innovations, while leading the analysis and reporting for the Innovation team. Your insights and recommendations will inform the decision-making on new ideas and help drive the performance of LG innovations 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
Analysis and Reporting:
  • Monitor and prepare reports on Uganda experiments, including data analysis and insights.
  • Proactively analyze innovation experiments against KPI targets.
  • Partner with the Innovations Manager to develop insights and case studies on innovations.
  • Share lessons learned to inform both implementation plans for each innovation, as well as for knowledge sharing with the broader health practitioner community
Project Management:
  • Support implementation and coordination of innovations, working together with relevant teams to ensure effective and timely delivery.
  • Render support in the development of workplans, progress tracking and reporting.
  • Work closely with LG’s technology partner to test additions to mHealth App – supporting design of new workflows, testing apps before rollout, and managing ongoing fixes as needed. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Innovation Analyst and Coordinator job opportunity should hold a University degree in Economics, Statistics or Computer Science preferred. Advanced degree a plus.
  • At least two years of related experience in data analysis of project/program level activities.
  • Prior experience in project management, with a certificate in project management preferred.
  • Strong analytic skills, able to identify a story and convey insights from the numbers.
  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment that requires excellent time-management and the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively.
  • Comfortable navigating large relational databases, retrieving and querying data (e.g. using MySQL )
  • Expertise in Excel functions for data analysis.
  • Experience with statistical software such as STATA, SPSS or R required. Proficiency with business intelligence tools (such as Tableau or Business Objects) a plus.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to collaborate across departments.

Compensation:  A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity. 

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the web link below.

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