Blue Marble Data Scientist Tech Jobs in Kenya

Blue Marble Data Scientist Tech Jobs in Kenya

About Blue Marble

  • Blue Marble Microinsurance (BMM) is a for-profit, social enterprise that aims to create markets for microinsurance by utilizing a new, mission-driven business model: collaborative innovation.

  • BMM aims to narrow the global protection gap by designing and executing ventures enabling risk protection for the emerging middle class. BMM is owned by eight insurance companies collaborating to develop innovative solutions that protect the underserved.

    About the Role

  • BMM is accelerating, piloting and scaling ventures in Africa, Asia and South America.

  • The project is to join our data science team to lead the development of new parametric products, e.g. through applications of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, as well as support in the design, pricing and tracking of existing parametric products across all ventures.

  • BMM makes use of alternative climate and agriculture data sets to develop index products to protect smallholder farmers, example of such products include satellite-based weather index insurance. .


    • Lead the development of new parametric products. This will include managing the process of developing a new product, as well as researching, programming, modelling, testing and documenting new products created

    • Support in the design, pricing and monitoring of existing parametric products across all BMM’s ventures

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree,
    Preferred Master’s Degree, in Statistics, Data Science or Climate Science

    • Two to five years of relevant experience

    • Expertise in R and preferred knowledge of Python

    • Project management and research skills

    • Proficient documenting skills with MS Word

    • Preferred knowledge of ML and AI applied to parametric products

    • Preferred knowledge of GIS applications (e.g. QGIS)

    • Preferred knowledge in the financial inclusion sector

    • Ability to structure and manage complex tasks

    • Resourcefulness and ability and drive to work independently

    • Ability to work in country of residency

    • Language: English

    How to Apply

  • Send your CV (PDF) to

  • with “Data Scientist" in the subject, tell us what you like about the role and why you believe you were made for the role. Please include one sample of your work with R and MS Word.

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to NGO Jobs in Africa.