Posted Job
8 months ago

Data and Analytics Lead

At Yalelo, we aim to be the world’s lowest-cost producer of protein, availing healthy, lean meat to all populations.

Yalelo seeks to hire an experienced and eager Data & Analytics Lead to drive data collection, analysis, and analytics at our production site in Siavonga. You will join an innovative, cross-departmental and multi-country team working to improve data processes and utilization across the company to drive our growth. You will be responsible for building systems from scratch and optimizing existing ones, thus leading D&A’s efforts to enhance operational visibility and encourage a culture of data-driven decision-making at our production site.

Location: The role will be based in Siavonga with occasional travel to Lusaka.

The Right – Fit candidate will be:

  • Searching for a high-impact, high-intensity role in a growing company
  • Enthusiastic about building new systems and improve existing ones
  • An excellent communicator, working as the D&A team’s remote representative in Siavonga
  • Self-initiating to manage multiple projects and people in a production environment
  • High in emotional intelligence to work effectively across departments with all Yalelo employees
  • Quick to adapt to new systems and technologies
  • Eager to apply new data methods to Yalelo’s aquaculture value chain
  • Creative and approaches their work with humility

Data & Analytics Lead requirements are:

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in IT, Data Science, Economics, or Finance
  • 3-6 years of work experience, 2+ relating to Product Management, Project Management, Data Analysis, Analytics, or a related field
  • Comfortable spending extended periods in a rural environment
  • Experienced in people and/or project management
  • Intermediate-level data analysis skills (including use of Excel, R, Stata, SPSS, or other statistical platforms)

D&A Lead preferences are:

  • Familiarity with IT systems and database management
  • Experienced in facilitation and training of groups
  • Experience working in Southern Africa
  • Familiar with Power BI, Microsoft D365, and/or AquaManager

How to Apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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Yalelo is a pioneer of aquaculture in Zambia, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. The company implements a scalable solution to ease the pressure on Zambia’s wild-capture fisheries sector. Founded in 2011, Yalelo is now a leading fisheries firm in Zambia and among the largest aquaculture firms in Africa. This company breeds and grows its tilapia on the shores of Lake Kariba and sells nation-wide. Yalelo’s pristine water locally produced non-GMO fish feed and a robust cold-chain result in product quality and affordability that are transforming customer experience.

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