Data & Analytics Manager

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

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Reference Number: 125-NIG00172

Department: Assurance

Job Profile

  • The candidate will function as a Manager specializing in Data and Analytics team
  • He/She will lead the delivery of data and analytics solutions to a diverse range of clients in various industry sectors, and work with PwC teams both within and outside D&A to develop tailored solutions for clients.

 Roles & Responsibilities

  • Leading teams and delivery of compliance related projects of varying complexity through projects plans, economics, monitoring and evaluating risks, budgets and delivery of projects in line with required standards.
  • Provide compliance advisory and assurance services to clients across all industries in line with evolving data and analytics methodologies, framework and standards.
  • Provide recommendations to ultimately improve entity-wide data governance/processes and practices, and aid the development of a sound decision making from data & analytics results within the organisation.
  • Develop and implement robust data governance structures, frameworks and policies to support organisations seeking to improve their effectiveness and establish a culture of sound analytics practices.
  • Lead risk assessments on data & analytics risk areas.
  • Develop, implement and review a controls framework around the organisations compliance processes.
  • Develop training materials and facilitate data & analytics training programs.
  • Review, analyse and advise on new and evolving data & analytics solutions, and their potential impact/ implications for organisations in various respective sectors.
  • Play a key role in people development activities (coaching/ mentoring) for less experienced team members and play a key role in attracting and retaining talent to build the team as the business grows.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationship with existing and potential clients, stakeholders and members of the C-Suite.
  • Engage in business development activities and initiatives.
  • Develop thought leadership in data & analytics for companies across various industries.
  • Promote the Data & Analytics within PwC in order to encourage collaboration and increase internal leads.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Informatics, Operations Research, or other quantitative disciplines.
  • Degree Preferred: Master's Degree or Doctorate in Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Informatics, Operations Research, or other quantitative disciplines.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
  • New technology learning and quickly evaluating their technical and commercial viability;
  • Machine learning techniques for addressing a variety of problems (eg consumer segmentation, revenue forecasting, image classification, etc.)
  • Machine learning algorithms (eg k-nearest neighbors, random forests, ensemble methods, deep neural networks, etc) and when it is appropriate to use each technique.

 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Building machine learning models and systems, interpreting their output, and communicating the results;
  • Moving models from development to production.
  • Data Science - Experience turning complex datasets into valuable insights (using tools such as Python, R, Machine learning).
  • Data Engineering – knowledge of big data architectures and best practice engineering processes and tools (such as Hadoop, Map Reduce, Hive).
  • Business Intelligence/Visualisation: Experience developing solutions using BI tools (eg, R-Shiny, Python, Matplotlib, Seaborn, bokeh, etc, PowerBI, Qlik, and Tableau).
  • Data Warehousing: Strong relational database and data warehousing knowledge (including T-SQL, PL/SQL, NoSQL, Hadoop, cloud-based databases such as GCP BigQuery or similar).
  • Data Management: Proven capability in the use of ETL and/or Master Data Management solutions (Informatica, MS SQL Server, IBM InfoSphere).
  • Team working and leadership: A strong background in collaborative working with other creative and passionate data engineers.
  • Data Processing Tools: R(dplyr, etc), Python (Numpy, Pandas, etc.), Spark, etc;
  • Experience in building and maintaining strong relationships with C-Level client stakeholders.
  • Experience in business development and relationship building.
  • Strong analytics, IT skills and technical depth.
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving, delivering results and meeting client expectations.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills (presentation & facilitation).
  • Project management skills – ability to manage multiple and complex projects.
  • Demonstrable creativity and innovation.

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Summary

Company

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Consulting/Business Strategy & Planning

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years