Senior Data Scientist Job Opportunities – PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU)

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist

Organisation: PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head 0f Strategy and Data

 

About US:

PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU), a government owned bank regulated by Bank of Uganda under the Financial Institutions Act, 2004. The bank focuses on being the market leader in advancing financial inclusion.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Data Scientist will be tasked with;

  • Creating new, experimental frameworks to collect data
  • Building tools to automate data collection
  • Searching through large data sets for usable information
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Correlating similar data to find actionable results




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Support with the execution and management of special projects related to analytics
  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging Bank data to drive business solutions
  • Mine and analyse data from Bank databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
  • Use predictive modelling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation and other business outcomes
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyse model performance and data accuracy.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Applied Mathematics, or a related discipline
  • At least four years’ experience in the financial services industry (experience in a Tier 1 financial institution is an advantage)
  • At least four years’ experience in data analysis, systems analysis and data manipulation
  • Proficiency with data mining, mathematics, and statistical analysis
  • Advanced pattern recognition and predictive modelling experience
  • Experience with MS Excel, MS PowerPivot, MS PowerPivot, SQL Server Integration Services
  • Proficiency in at least 3 programming languages i.e., SQL, JavaScript, Python, R, etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python etcetera.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etcetera) and experience with applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques
  • Strong business acumen.

 

How to Apply:

The Following Documents Should Accompany The Application Strictly Online:

  • Detailed CV
  • Certified copies of academic documents
  • Applicants address and day time telephone contacts
  • Postal/email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society one of which should be your current Supervisor.

 

Please send your application to hr@postbank.co.ug  addressed to the Ag. Chief HR Officer and put the job you are applying for as the Subject (Strictly).

 

Deadline: Wednesday 23rd November 2022 at 5.00pm

 

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Date Posted 2022-11-22
Valid Through 2022-11-23
Hiring Organization PostBank Uganda Ltd
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda