Credit Decision Scientist- Financial Services – Africa at Sendy Limited

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  • Company: Sendy Limited
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Accounting Jobs in KenyaFinance Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

At Sendy, we specialize in connecting on-demand, trusted, and transparent service providers with individuals and businesses looking to move packages. Thus, we believe it’s a natural extension of our core expertise to also connect our users to quality certified transportation providers. As of today, Sendy users can now request a package DELIVERY using a motorcycle, van, pickup, or 3 ton truck, or a passenger RIDE with a boda boda or cab – all from within the same SENDY mobile app (available on Android and iOS) and web platform. All DELIVERY and RIDE services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be paid for using cash, MPesa, or card.

About the career opportunity:

Directly accountable to the VP Financial Services and working closely with the members of C-SUITE  & Head of Departments. We are seeking a talented analytics professional who thrives at the intersection of data, human behavior, marketing, product, and engineering. The individual will have a strong technical and analytical background, as well as an intense hunger to make a significant business impact by owning and driving business outcomes.

You will be responsible for:
  • Develop and deploy solutions using data analysis, data mining, optimization tools, machine learning techniques and statistics.
  • Identifying and making recommendations to our stakeholders so that they can apply these insights to positively impact our overall business.
  • Demonstrated success presenting complex research data in a clear and compelling manner that inspires action.
  • Build statistical forecasting models and frameworks to support operations planning.
  • Research and utilize advanced sampling and modeling techniques to enhance modeling results
  • Provide analytical results to support strategic business decisions and the formulation of such decisions
  • Produce data visualization such as charts, infographics, and dashboards to communicate findings and actionable recommendations to internal stakeholders clearly and effectively
We know you are the best because you have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Financial Economics or other related fields.
  • In-depth knowledge of statistical and machine learning models: logistic regression.
  • Excellent SQL, Logistic Regression, Zero Inflated Poisson Regression, AI/ML models and Python skills with a good understanding of best practices in software engineering and data engineering.
  • Strong mathematical and statistical ability along with a proven ability to solve complex business problems with effective solutions in a commercial environment.
  • Statistical modeling and data analysis experience (e.g. significance testing, regression modeling, sampling theory,
  • Previous 5+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • Previous experience in fintech company desirable.
  •  Must be a self-starter and highly organized.
  • Self-propelled continuous learner who keeps up with new tools and methodologies.
  • Analytical, creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Able to adapt easily to meet the needs of our massive growth and rapidly evolving business environment.
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills.
  • Highly detailed oriented.
  • Excellent judgment and critical thinking can balance attention to detail with swift execution
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 31 May. 2022