Credit Decision Scientist- Financial Services job at Sendy Limited
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Credit Decision Scientist- Financial Services

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Sendy Limited

Deadline of this Job:
06 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, April 22, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Credit Decision Scientist- Financial Services – Africa

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.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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Credit Decision Scientist- Financial Services – Africa 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 06 May 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 22-04-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-04-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-04-2065
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