Worldreader Senior Manager, Data Strategy Jobs in Kenya

Worldreader Senior Manager, Data Strategy Jobs in Kenya


  • Our ideal candidate comes with robust experience in data product management, data storytelling, data science, and delivering data-driven behavior change.

  • S/he will have experience in managing projects and a small to medium-sized team remotely across time zones.

  • They are high-energy, results-driven, and thrive in a fast-paced environment with the flexibility to work across time zones.

  • This position reports to the Senior Director, Global Impact, and is preferably based in South Asia or East Africa.

    Responsibilities

    Technical Expertise and Leadership

  • Develop and lead Worldreader’s data strategy, inclusive of a scalable architecture and impact-wide data taxonomy.

  • Design and implement, in partnership with the Product Team, an external-facing data strategy that engages third-parties to support Worldreader’s work and makes Worldreader more transparent to its staff, donors, partners, readers, and other stakeholders.

  • Establish and roll-out an organization-wide impact data governance framework, with a focus on improving data quality & security by creating new or upgrading existing organizational policies and standards, governance metrics, processes, and related tools.

  • Engage in partner network groups to exchange learnings, synthesize knowledge, and collaborate.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in selecting, introducing, integrating new, and improving existing analytics tools.

  • Work with impact, product, and development teams to identify opportunities for leveraging Worldreader’s and third-party reference data to drive business solutions and new revenue opportunities.

    Management

  • Execute data strategy inclusive of managing Worldreader’s global dashboards, reports, KPIs, and quality metrics.

  • Define, configure & optimize impact data processes, including data ingestion, integration, standardization, enrichment, and provisioning.

  • Motivate a highly effective team of engagement leaders
    and quantitative analysts; manage their performance and growth in the data organization.

  • Work closely with Product and Technology teams to develop, implement, and manage data.

  • Identify business opportunities & challenges in the context of systems & data model requirements and recommend solutions.

    Qualifications

  • Masters or Ph.D. in Data Science. Experience in Behavioral Sciences will be an advantage.

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of research/development, project management, portfolio management, business development, or related experience in the data technology industry.

  • Recognized team player with proven facilitative leadership skills in a cross-functional global team environment. Proven performance in a matrix environment with the ability to influence and align stakeholders.

  • Project management skills, having led at least three major corporate initiatives.

  • Strong analytical skills. Recognized ability to evaluate complex issues from multiple perspectives to ensure that balanced risk assessments are made.

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.

  • Previous experience in a start-up setting or proven ability to effectively operate in a start-up culture.

  • Strong commitment to Worldreader's mission and values.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Worldreader Senior Manager, Data Strategy Jobs in Kenya


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