M-KOPA Solar Head of Data Science Jobs in South Africa

M-KOPA Solar Head of Data Science Jobs in South Africa

This is an opportunity to work in a company where progress, and humility are valued as highly as technical excellence? At M-KOPA we use the latest technologies and tools to build fantastic customer experiences with a socially and environmentally conscious mission that echoes throughout the organisation.

Following a hiatus hiring for this role and some internal moves and restructuring we are now back recruiting for this role. This is a Senior role reporting directly to the CTO. You'll be leading a team of Data Scientists that focus on;

Building mission critical machine learning models for a global-scale financial technology company.

Your experience should definitely include.

Experience building data science models in a consumer lending company, with experience in some combination of credit scoring, repayment forecasting, and/or risk assessment.

Experiencing line-managing data scientists

We foster a very low-ego environment at M-KOPA, a place where diversity, innovation and collaboration sit comfortably with commercial growth and social impact.

Our hiring process is as much about us selling to you as the other way round. Our hiring process is a series of meetings as follows;

Other skills and experience

  • Building models to predict loan repayment or similar financial flows for an active financial portfolio

  • Consumer Credit/Lending experience

  • Experience and a high capacity for managing multiple problems and assignments at the same time and delivering high-quality outputs

  • Proficiency in data mining and data modelling techniques.

  • ML Ops experience in an Agile environment

  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms and their applications in data analysis.

  • Experience of ML models in Production supporting finance/credit Preferred skills include R, Python, DAX, and PowerBI or similar data visualisation tools (eg. Tableau) Additional skills

  • Team Management skills, managing a team of full stack Data Scientists that are integrated into consumer Product teams.

  • A balance of strategic direction, model design, business impact & insights and reviews.

  • Debt receivables

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