PremierCredit Zambia Limited
DATA ANALYST & SCIENTIST
PremierCredit is Zambia’s leading and fastest growing International financial technology (fintech) company operating in emerging markets in Southern Africa. The company operates an online microlending and Investment platform for small businesses and individuals, making financial services inclusive, accessible, and affordable.
As part of our expansion plan, we are inviting applications from suitably qualified, experienced, ambitious, self-motivated individuals to apply for the position of Data Analyst & Scientist.
As a Data Analyst & Scientist in the Fintech institution, you will play a pivotal role in extracting actionable insights from complex financial data sets. Your responsibilities will include analysing data, developing statistical models, and contributing to data-driven decision-making processes. The successful candidate will possess a strong analytical mindset, advanced technical skills, and a deep understanding of the financial domain.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Collect, clean, and pre-process large volumes of financial data from various sources.
- Develop automated processes for data extraction and integration.
- Perform exploratory data analysis to identify trends, patterns, and outliers.
- Utilize statistical methods to extract meaningful insights from financial datasets.
- Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand data requirements and provide analytical support.
- Build predictive models to assess financial risk, fraud detection, and customer behaviour.
- Implement machine learning algorithms to optimize financial processes and enhance decision-making.
- Evaluate model performance and iterate based on feedback and changing business requirements.
- Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Computer Science, Statistics, or related field.
- Experience in data analysis, statistical modeling, and machine learning.
- Proficiency in programming languages like R and Python.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, and analyze significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
- Prior experience in a similar role within the fintech or financial services industry is preferred.
- Familiarity with data visualization tools (e.g., PowerBI, Tableau).
- Strong understanding of financial concepts, including risk management, financial modelling, and regulatory compliance.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex findings to diverse audiences.
Method of Application
Applications, consisting of your cover letter and CV only in a single document, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies of certificates need NOT be attached.
Closing date for accepting applications is Friday, 2nd February 2024
* Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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