Equity Bank Group Director - Data and Analytics Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank Group Director - Data and Analytics Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose:

As the Director of Data and Analytics, you will lead the Group’s data governance, engineering, analytics, and data science enablement function. You will execute a comprehensive data strategy, build, and lead a high-performance data team, design and maintain a robust data infrastructure.

Your responsibilities will also include enabling advanced analytics for strategic decision-making and ensuring data privacy and compliance. You will be responsible for building a data stack and enable our teams to explore product and financial data for self-serve analytics purposes.

It is the responsibility of the Director of Data and Analytics to build a focused data team covering data governance, data engineering, data analytics, and data science (including the enablement of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence models), with effective cross-functional collaboration with the Business and Information Technology teams.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive data strategy aligned with the Equity Group’s business objectives.

  • Oversee data management, warehousing, integration, and migration; business intelligence; analytics; quality and delivery across advisory and technical projects.

  • Designing and maintaining a robust data infrastructure to enable building data products as well as company-wide analytics and reporting.

  • Leveraging advanced analytics tools to derive meaningful insights that drive strategic decision-making.

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to understand data needs and align product development, analytics, data science, and Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence efforts with business goals.

  • Ensuring data privacy and compliance with relevant regulations.

  • Staying up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies, incorporating innovations into Equity Group's data practices.

  • Develop Machine Learning and deep learning algorithms that help teams to improve their predictive capabilities significantly.

  • Develop data models and roadmaps that improve processes and add strategic value to the business.

  • Champion a data-driven culture by fostering collaboration between data teams and business units.

  • Lead the recruitment, development, and management of a talented data team (data analysts, data scientists, data engineers).

  • Partner with key stakeholders across the organization to identify
    business needs and translate them into actionable insights.

  • Develop and implement data governance policies and procedures to ensure data accuracy, integrity, and security.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key vendors and partners in the data ecosystem.

  • Track and measure the success of data initiatives through key performance indicators (KPIs).

  • Communicate complex data concepts and findings to both technical and non-technical audiences.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Statistics, or a related field.

  • Master’s degree in computer science, Finance & Banking MIS, or Information Management, operations management

  • Excellent knowledge of Information Science, Data, Data Systems and Processes.

  • Excellent Project Management, analytical, problem solving and reporting skills

  • A good knowledge of the information requirements and standard reporting within Financial Services industry

  • Minimum 12 years' work experience, with over 5 years working in a senior level Data Management role.

  • Vast experience in building and leading data science organization or practices as well as successful experience in advocating for data analytics value across a business and to diverse audiences.

  • Proven track record of leading and building high-performing data teams.

  • Strong understanding of data governance best practices and data security principles.

  • Experience developing and implementing a data strategy.

  • Experience working with a variety of data tools and technologies (e.g., data warehouses, data lakes, business intelligence tools).

  • A keen understanding of business needs and the ability to translate data insights into actionable strategies.

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