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Role Summary

  • Looking for an opportunity to use your analytical skills and business insight to alleviate poverty and empower access to financial services? Angaza is building a modern analytics practice around a deep commitment to our core values, high-quality tools, proven development practices, and a philosophy of continuous professional improvement, and we need you to help us make that vision a reality! You will interface with colleagues across the company to develop a deep understanding of the sources of our various data streams as well as design consumer credit and decision models that will best support the business. 
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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver business solutions via a collaborative approach to make optimal consumer credit and underwriting decisions 
  • Do this by:
    • Analysing data 
    • Building and monitoring predictive models (Credit Scorecards and other ML Models)
    • Monitoring portfolio performance
    • Identifying opportunities to improve profitability and portfolio health
    • Being creative in creating new features from available data
    • Evaluating new data sources in terms potential predictive lift

Competencies:

  • Strong SQL skills 
  • Proficiency with an open source data science language for building predictive models (Python, R) 
  • Experienced in building and evaluating Credit Scorecards 
  • Understanding of retail credit / unsecured consumer lending / BNPL products 
  • Strong business insight and appreciation of the challenges facing growing businesses.
  • Bonus if you have:
    • Any experience working with alternative data such as mobile money transactions
    • Git change control practices

Qualifications:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years experience as decision scientist working in a consumer lending/credit environment
  • Are highly proficient in working with SQL and Python or R 
  • Thrive in a cooperative, dynamic environment
  • Have strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Pride yourself on attention to detail
  • Exhibit a strong tendency towards self-management
  • Exemplify Angaza’s key values: maximizing impact, empathetic, courageous, trustworthy, curious, and collaborative

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